Wednesday, 19 June, 2019

Burundi: UN Commission of Inquiry denounces serious human rights violations

UN investigators on Burundi warned on Wednesday that serious human rights violations, including crimes against humanity, continued unabated, pointing to President Pierre  Nkurunziza "recurrent...

Ugandan pop star and government critic Bobi Wine freed on bail

Ugandan singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, was released on bail Monday after two weeks in detention. Kyagulanyi and 33 others, including two...

Zambia to introduce tax on internet phone calls

The Zambian authorities have decided to introduce a tax on phone calls made from the internet. A decision, according to the Zambian government, to...

DRC deems candidacy of former warlord Bemba ‘inadmissible’

Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's candidacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo's upcoming presidential elections was deemed "inadmissible" by the country's election commission on Friday,...

France football legend Thierry Henry not joining Bordeaux after talks break down

Thierry Henry will not be the next coach of Bordeaux, with the French club’s president confirming to AFP on Tuesday that negotiations had broken...

Top Islamic State group official killed in Mali, says France

France said on Monday it had killed a top official from Islamic State's affiliate in West Africa in an operation in Mali that also...

Trump claims Google search results ‘rigged’ against him Exemplaire

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google's search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding "fair media" coverage of him, vowing to...
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Ousted Sudanese leader transferred to prosecutor’s office to face corruption charges

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed...