[HRW] A week ago, President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo gave the order to arrest a notorious warlord responsible for atrocities in the southern region of Katanga. Two days earlier, Gédéon Kyungu had escaped from house arrest in Lubumbashi after dozens of his militiamen entered the city and other towns in the region.
[The Conversation Africa] Schools should be safe places.
[News24Wire] Another former senior journalist has been accused of sexually abusing boys while he held senior positions in the media.
[East African] A few days ago, it emerged that Ugandan opposition parties are to meet Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to discuss a very important matter ahead of the 2021 general election.
[East African] Yaoundé -Outraged global organisations are demanding an independent investigation following killings in Cameroon’s English-speaking northwest region where government troops are deployed.
[Deutsche Welle] Cameroon votes on February 9 in elections that have been postponed twice. But what with opposition boycotts, separatist intimidation and fears of violence, there’s a lack of enthusiasm for the vote.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has seen dramatic transformation and change over the past century.
[New Zimbabwe] Government is set to establish a help centre for gender-based violence victims in Chinhoyi to commemorate the annual 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence campaign which kicked off Monday.
[Nation] Kenya loses Sh5 billion every year due to violence on working women underlining the huge cost of gender-based abuse on the economy, a report by audit firm KPMG and telecommunications giant, Vodafone shows.
[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that while there is no one-size-fits-all solution for the challenges women face, there is an urgent need to break the barriers and other limitations they face in society.