• December 1, 2022

South African panel releases President Ramaphosa’s farm cash scandal report

A three-member panel set up to inquire if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should be impeached after millions of dollars in cash were discovered at his private farm submitted its recommendations …

Egyptians demand the British Museum return the Rosetta Stone

A priceless black granite slab. The Rosetta stone, a multi-translated inscription brought the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Over 2 centuries after forces of the British Empire brought it …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …

Artillery fire on M23 rebel positions in congo DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is yet to fulfil its promise by taking action to protect its people despite promise, local sources have revealed. “We woke up to heavy fighting …

Rwanda accuses DR Congo jet of violating airspace

The Rwandan government said a Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army fighter jet violated its airspace on Monday, just 48 hours after a deal to defuse rising tensions between the two …

US accuses Rwanda of supporting armed groups in DRC

Washington on Monday reiterated fears that Rwanda is supporting a rebellion in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whose rapid advances have led Kinshasa to expel the border country’s ambassador. …

British Royal visits the DRC

In a first for the British Royal Family, Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Forfar, visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday. The Countess met the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, …

At least one dead in latest anti-U.N. protest in DR Congo

At least one person was killed in the eastern Congolese city of Beni on Tuesday when shots were fired during another protest against the United Nations’ MONUSCO peacekeeping mission in the …

13 civilians killed, health centre burnt down by ADF rebels in east in DRC

Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels have killed 13 people and torched a clinic in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said Friday. Kasereka Ise Mighambo, the mayor …

UN peacekeeping chief condemns rights violation against displaced in DRC

During a visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix stressed that attacks against the displaced persons are unacceptable and called on the authorities to …

‘Negligence’ by WHO staff to blame for sexual abuse in DRC: commission

Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe allegations of sexual abuse by its staff in the DR Congo cited “clear structural failures” and “individual negligence” in a …