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CAR President Faustin-Archange Touadéra Official letter of thanks to Russian Putin

CAR President Faustin-Archange Touadéra Official letter of thanks to Russian Putin

Casablanca (ADV) – Central African President Faustin-Archange Touadéra presented an official letter of thanks to Russian President Vladimir Putin for the great efforts and negotiations undertaken by the Russian state to end the civil war, which culminated in an unprecedented success. The President Putin was able to unite all the parties in Central Africa and […]

Chad govt signs deal with Ethiopian Airlines to launch national carrier

Chad govt signs deal with Ethiopian Airlines to launch national carrier

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines and the government of Chad have signed an agreement to launch Chad’s new national carrier on Oct. 1, officials said on Friday. An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives at Kaduna airport, Nigeria March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Ethiopia’s state-owned flag carrier is in talks with a number of […]

Boko Haram Fuelled By Shrinking Lake Chad – UN Deputy Chief

Boko Haram Fuelled By Shrinking Lake Chad – UN Deputy Chief

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has attributed the Boko Haram terrorism in Northeast Nigeria largely to the drying up of the once thriving Lake Chad, which provided millions with livelihood. Ms Mohammed stated this in Stockholm in her remarks to the opening plenary of 2018 World Water Week with theme: ‘Water, Ecosystems and Human Development, […]

Central African Republic – Bar Amnesty for Atrocity Crimes

Central African Republic – Bar Amnesty for Atrocity Crimes

Bangui — A general amnesty as part of the political dialogue in the Central African Republic would be incompatible with the government’s duty to bring those responsible for grave international crimes to justice and with victims’ rights to accountability, five Central African and international human rights organizations said today. The groups are Amnesty International, Human […]

Cameroon 2018 Elections – Relocation of Polling Stations Afoot

Cameroon 2018 Elections – Relocation of Polling Stations Afoot

Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) and the administrative authorities are working on measures to ensure that the October 7 election takes place in the socio-political crisis-ridden North West and South West Regions. The special security meeting that took place at the Ministry of Defence on August 13, 2018 on the high instructions of the Head of State […]

Burundian Experience Offers Insights for the Zimbabwe Opposition

Burundian Experience Offers Insights for the Zimbabwe Opposition

The important lesson for Zimbabwe’s opposition from what happened in Burundi in 2010 is that participation is key. Despite what may look like injustice, it is good for the Zimbabwean opposition to stay within decision-making institutions such as the national assembly in order to counter any move that would otherwise lead to devastating consequences such […]

Angola Sets Up Commission to Implement Judiciary Reform

Angola Sets Up Commission to Implement Judiciary Reform

Luanda — The plenary of the Higher Council of the Judicial Magistracy has decided to set up the Commission to Implement the Judiciary Reform (CIRJ). The information comes in the First Series of the State Gazette number 131, which ANGOP checked on Wednesday. The commission is tasked with implementing the guidelines and tasks of the […]

Using Interreligious Dialogue to Prevent the Radicalization of Youth in the Central African Republic

Using Interreligious Dialogue to Prevent the Radicalization of Youth in the Central African Republic

Benjamin NGOUNDA was born on February 17, 1983 in Bangui. He holds a degree in theology and currently serves as President of the Protestant Youth Department and Lead Youth Coordinator for the Platform of Religious Confessions in the Central African Republic. He is also a Peace Education Trainer. At a time of civil unrest in […]

New Phase of Lawlessness Grips Congo’s Kasaï Region

New Phase of Lawlessness Grips Congo’s Kasaï Region

Luke Dennison — In the Democratic Republic of Congo’s southern Kasaï region, the mass graves and massacres of 2017 have given way to general insecurity marked by banditry, military abuses, and – after two years of poor harvests – hunger and malnourishment. Conflict erupted in Kasaï towards the end of 2016 as a new anti-government […]

War crimes prosecutor calls for conviction in Congo sexual slavery case

War crimes prosecutor calls for conviction in Congo sexual slavery case

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday called on judges to convict a former Congo military leader on charges ranging from murder and rape to conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery. “The evidence shows that Bosco Ntaganda personally committed crimes,” Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said, in closing remarks in Ntaganda’s […]

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