South Sudan: Renew Mandate of South Sudan Commission

[HRW] As we speak today, largescale fighting has declined, and a government of national unity is being formed, giving South Sudanese renewed hope for sustainable peace. However, during a public briefing we co-hosted last week, colleagues from the ground spoke about the prevailing human rights and humanitarian situation, revealing a concerning and complex reality that demands the Council’s continued scrutiny.

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Zimbabwe: Opposition MPs Walk Out On ‘Incompetent’ Spy Minister

[New Zimbabwe] Parliament was Wednesday forced to adjourn earlier than planned when MDC MPs angrily voiced their disapproval over the ‘shallow’ manner with which State Security minister Owen Ncube was responding to questions relating to mealie-meal shortages.

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