Category Archives: Droits de l’homme

Bobi Wine says Museveni’s gov’t is scared ahead of his Thursday return

Uganda’s vocal legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine announced on Tuesday that he will return to the country on Thursday, urging his supporters to prepare to ‘continue the struggle for a better Uganda’.

Photos: Seven African leaders who did not wear suits during China summit

 

Of the over African fifty heads of state and government who attended the just ended China – Africa cooperation summit in Beijing, there was no female leader.

No social media access for government workers in Tanzania

 

 

The Tanzanian government has banned all its workers from social media during working hours.

Pope ‘begs for God’s forgiveness’ for sexual abuse scandal

Pope Francis in Ireland Sunday « begged for God’s forgiveness » for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.

Uganda’s Bobi Wine granted bail

A Ugandan court has granted bail to Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine and his 12 co-accused colleagues facing treason charges.

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55

The Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has claimed 55 lives since the start of the month, the authorities said Monday, as the government announced free treatment against the disease for the next three months.

Bobi Wine protests: Uganda army sorry over beating journalists

Uganda’s army has made a rare apology after soldiers were caught on film beating up a journalist who was covering a demonstration supporting detained MP Bobi Wine on Monday.

Tanzania to arrest entire village over broken water pipe

Tanzanian police said Thursday it planned to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob.

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not seeking third term

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not be seeking a third term in December’s election, his spokesperson has said.

Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he escaped an « assassination » attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went off during a Caracas military parade and dozens of soldiers scuttling for safety.