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  • Rwanda offers to take in Africans abused in Libya

    LIBYA, 2017/11/30 Rwanda's offer follows the release of CNN footage of a live auction in Libya where black youths are presented to north African buyers. Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as a lot of as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister told AFP Wednesday. "Rwanda is currently under discussions... to see how we can help in welcoming migrants held captive in Libya," said Louise Mushikiwabo. "It has just been decided so numbers and means are still under discussion but Rwanda estimates the number to be welcomed around 30,000," she said, adding that this figure "is not confirmed from presently on but an estimation".
  • Sudan armed groups still deploy child soldiers: UN

    SUDAN, 2017/11/30 The United Nations said Wednesday that some armed groups fighting in Sudan still deploy child soldiers, but acknowledged Khartoum's efforts to prevent child recruitment into its forces. Olof Skoog, chairman of the UN Security Council's working group on children and armed conflict, said armed groups inclunding rebel factions were not implementing international regulations on children in conflict.
  • UN urges DR Congo to 'respect freedom' ahead of protest

    CONGO KINSHASA, 2017/11/30 The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for officials to "respect" a turmoil planned by opposition groups in Kinshasa, which has been banned by the government. A last attempt at negotiations between an opposition delegation and the Kinshasa governor, Andre Kimbuta, failed to break the impasse over the march which opposition leaders have vowed to hold Thursday.
  • Zimbabwe announces amnesty for return of state funds taken abroad

    ZIMBABWE, 2017/11/29 President Emmerson Mnangagwa says anyone who fails to comply with directive within three months will be prosecuted . Zimbabwe’s new president has announced a three-month amnesty for the return of public funds hidden abroad by individuals and companies. At the same time as the amnesty expires, the government will arrest and prosecute those who have failed to comply with the directive, Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • Pope Francis leads special prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

    CONGO KINSHASA, 2017/11/29 Pope Francis led a appropriate prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, saying the mass murder of women and children is where “war shows its most horrid face”. “This evening, in prayer, we want to sow seeds of peace in the lands of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in all lands devastated by war,” the pope said in a homily at St Peter’s Basilica.
  • Uganda denies minister was bribed by former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho

    HONG KONG, 2017/11/29 US Department of Justice claims Ho considered setting up yuan exchange centre in Uganda with the family of foreign minister Sam Kutesa. Uganda on Friday rejected US accusations that its foreign minister curried favour with a Chinese energy firm in return for US$500,000 in bribes from Patrick Ho Chi-ping, Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary presently under arrest in the US on corruption charges. According to the Department of Justice in the United States, Ho was contemplating last year setting up Africa’s initial yuan exchange centre in Uganda by collaborating with the family of foreign minister Sam Kutesa.
  • Fake coastguards, guns and greed: inside Libya’s secret, shameful, slave trade

    LIBYA, 2017/11/29 At the same time as uniformed men boarded the overloaded rubber dinghy carrying Christelle Timdi and her boyfriend to a new life in Europe she thought the Italian coastguard had come to rescue them. But the men were not the coastguard. They took out guns and began to shoot. “A lot of people fell in the sea,” the 32-year-old Cameroonian said as she described seeing her boyfriend, Douglas, falling in the water and disappearing into the darkness.
  • Cameroonians protest against sale of migrants as slave

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  • Homosexuality not on Ghana's agenda - President Akufo

    GHANA, 2017/11/27 Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has said the issue of same-sex relationships was not on the schedule of the West African country. He, however, believes that its snowball result will any minute at this time reach Africa. Akufo-Addo was speaking in an interview with Gulf news channel, Al Jazeera, during which he addressed a series of national, continental and world issues.
  • Vietnam prosecutes bank officials in corruption crackdown

    VIETNAM, 2017/11/25 Vietnam has prosecuted five former officials of the unlisted Dong A Bank for violating rules that “lead to critical consequences”, police said on Friday, part of a widening investigation involving the Ho Chi Minh City-based lender.