Congo-Kinshasa: Escaped Congolese Warlord Inspires New Attacks

[HRW] About 20 fighters loyal to the notorious warlord Gédéon Kyungu Mutanga government security forces in Lubumbashi, southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on October 11. The Bakata Katanga militia fighters were armed with rifles, machetes, bows and arrows.

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Malawi: Joyce Banda Demands Inquiry Into Allegations of Rape by Police Officers

[Nyasa Times] Former president Joyce Banda, who governed Malawi between 2012 and 2014, has informed the African Worman Leaders Network (AWNL), about the allegations of rape by police officers during ongoing post-election violence asking the body to ramp up pressure that allegations should be thoroughly investigated and perpetrators punished.

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