Call for story proposals: Our fifth and final Transnational Investigation (TI) under the SIDA funded grant programme in 2013 will focus on “Women and Violence in Africa”, open to both male and female journalists. [Deadline: 25 July 2013]
The Obama administration turned to its top officials to tout democracy and political transparency for Egypt, a message that took on a hollow tone as the Egyptian military installed a new leader for the country and began rounding up its ousted president and his supporters.
2013-07-05, News 24 and agencies
Is the arrest of long-wanted warlord General Bosco Ntaganda a beacon of hope for the Democratic Republic of Congo? RNW blogger in Rwanda thinks not.
Source: RNW Africa Desk, 14 April 2013, By Sunny Ntayombya* Continue reading Post-Ntaganda, DRC finds itself still in the same old mess
Many Kenyans hoped the country could overcome past election violence as it heads to the polls in six months. That hope has been lost as politicians once again exploit ethnic differences and bleed their constituents in their pursuit of power. Continue reading Kenya: The cauldron of violence is hotting up again
Human rights groups have called on the South Sudanese government to establish an independent body to investigate crimes and abuses allegedly committed in Jonglei state following last December’s tribal clashes. The South Sudan Human Rights Advocacy Association (SSHRA), one of the country’s 23-member civil Society alliance on Saturday has welcomed calls by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for authorities to arrest and prosecute those responsible for the ethnic violence.