[Radio Dabanga] New York -According to a Catholic charity organisation, children in Sudanese refugee camps are denied food unless they recite Islamic prayers.
[New Zimbabwe] President Mugabe has expressed bitterness over African countries that voted in favour of a decision by western countries to invade Libya resulting in the killing of President Muammar Gaddafi.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -”The chance of finding more survivors is slim to none”
[This Day] Unknown gunmen Sunday morning invaded St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State and opened fire on worshippers who had attended the morning mass.
[Deutsche Welle] Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God and money is a very timely one.
[New Zimbabwe] PRIMARY and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora was recently taken to task Norton church leaders who accused him of imposing an “anti-Christian religion” in the country’s education curriculum.
[RFI] A French court sentenced a priest on Thursday to up to five years in jail after finding him guilty of sexually abusing two young boys in the Central African Republic.
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has allegedly grabbed two more properties from a Lebanese businessman, despite the court ordering her to vacate the three houses that she initially seized in a botched $1.3m diamond ring deal.
[Deutsche Welle] While the deal is awaiting final approval, an agreement has reportedly been struck in the DRC that would lead to President Kabila stepping down at the end in 2017. Opposition representatives have agreed to the deal.
[Al Jazeera] At least 20 people have been killed in the central region of the Democratic Republic of Congo when fighters loyal to a local chief clashed with security forces, civil society leaders and residents said.