Mozambique: Chang Should Stand Trial, Says Finance Minister Salomao

[AIM] Maputo -Former Mozambican Finance Minister Tomas Salomao has expressed his indignation and disappointment at the involvement of one of his successors. Manuel Chang, in the scandal of Mozambique’s “hidden debts”.

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Congo-Kinshasa: Election Results – Congolese Organisation in South Africa Fears Chaos

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Congolese People’s Organisation in South Africa fears that chaos could erupt in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the country’s electoral commission declared  opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

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Africa: Senior UN Official Resigns Undermining Sexual Abuse Charges

[IPS] United Nations -The UN’s heavily-hyped “zero tolerance” policy on sexual abuse is being ridiculed once again – this time with the abrupt resignation of the head of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) who faced charges of sexual harassment and was the subject of an inquiry by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS).

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Nigeria: Why I Was Not at Signing of Peace Accord – Opposition Presidential Candidate Atiku

[Premium Times] Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, said on Tuesday that he did not receive any invitation to take part at the signing of a peace accord for 2019 presidential candidates.

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South Africa: Be Prepared to Die When Fighting Injustice – Xolobeni Leader Nonhle Mbuthuma

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -As the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, women activists around the world were celebrated for being at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018. Women activists who risked their lives and freedoms to bring to light human rights injustices.

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Africa: Why So Many Women Have Mobilised for Change in 2018

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Women activists around the world have been at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018, Amnesty International said as it launched the review. The launch marks the 70th  anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights — the first global bill of rights, which was adopted in 1948 by the world’s governments.

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