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attack on two reporters (including Francis Maingaila above)

Photo: Francis Mwiinga Maingaila

Lusaka, Zambia – Zambian authorities must thoroughly investigate the recent attack on two reporters (including Francis Maingaila above) and ensure that the...

 international humanitarian law violations in the armed conflict that has now raged for six months in Ethiopia’s Tigray region,

Photo: YouTube

African and other world leaders must urgently speak out and do more to stem the ferocious tide of human rights and international humanitarian law violations in the armed...

dominic ongwen, icc, lra, northern uganda

Dominic Ongwen during one of the court sessions –Photo (ICC)

“I ran to the world to help, rehabilitate and heal me but when I landed into its hands, it threw a rope on my neck,” that was...

environment, charcoal burning, northern uganda

Police officers setting logs on fire during a recent crackdown on illegal charcoal burning

AGAGO -UGANDA: As you approach Adilang Sub –County in Agago District, it seems God has deserted...

Janet Museveni

Harold Acemah

Uganda never ceases to amaze, amuse and offend in almost equal measure. On April 22, Uganda’s First Lady and Minister of Education, Mrs. Janet Museveni, made an...

 Recently, authorities have imposed such measures in Myanmar and Ethiopia amid serious crises.

Photo: Twitter

Even a brief shutdown of the internet impedes the press from doing its job. But some disruptions last for months, severely undermining safety and access to information, CPJ...

Committee to Protect Journalists Friday expressed alarm at recent actions by Somali security forces who detained and beat journa

Photo: Somali Journalists Syndicate

The Committee to Protect Journalists Friday expressed alarm at recent actions by Somali security forces who detained and beat journalists and raided a...

Angolan authorities should drop the criminal defamation and insult charges against editor Francisco Rasgado

Photo: Friends of Angola

New York, April 30, 2021 – Angolan authorities should drop the criminal defamation and insult charges against editor Francisco Rasgado and reform the country’s laws...

Zimbabwe is selling rights to shoot up to 500 elephants this year

Zimbabwe is selling rights to shoot up to 500 elephants this year to generate public revenue, the country's wildlife agency said Monday, weeks after the animals were listed as endangered.
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 Lokoja, the capital of the northwestern state of Kogi, five men attacked Odimayo, a freelance reporter and editor

Photo: Fredrick Olatunde Odimayo

Abuja, April 28, 2021 – Nigerian authorities should thoroughly investigate the attack on journalist Frederick Olatunde Odimayo (above) and hold those...

The Elsie Initiative Fund, a UN Trust Fund, announced today the first five countries – Liberia, Mexico, Niger, Senegal and Sierr

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The Elsie Initiative Fund, a UN Trust Fund, announced today the first five countries – Liberia, Mexico, Niger, Senegal and Sierra Leone to receive financial support to...

Museveni general Felix Kulayigye

Felix Kulayigye. Photo: Facebook.

[The View From Uganda]

Felix Kulayigye, a Brigadier General in the Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) said on KFM’s radio talk VPN last...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (above

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The United States should consider moving its military headquarters overseeing Africa to the continent, from Germany, to better tackle growing armed violence in the...

The ICJ

Harold Acemah.

[Aluta Continua]

On Tuesday, April 20, the International Court of Justice based at The Hague, Netherlands, reopened a 14-year old embarrassing case about...

elegu floods

Elegu Township in dry season –Photo by Jesse Johnson James

Susan Afoyocan’s fear of losing her restaurant business started when she saw the first drops of rain.

It was at the onset...

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