@AfricaNews

D.R Congo: Collective of Catholic churches calls on UN for help | Africanews

1 months ago, 20 Mar 02:18

By: Africanews

The Collective of Catholics at the center of the marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to strengthen the role of the UN mission ahead of the December scheduled elections. The coordinating committee in a letter to the UN said, it has halted all protests until April 30. This truce , the organization said should enable authorities in Kinshasa to put in place a conducive political environment for the December 23 elections. The Collective of Catholics is also calling for the release of political prisoners,the lifting of bans on demonstrations by political opponents and civil society groups, as well as an end to duplication of political parties. The collective also wants renewal of Monusco’s mandate, the strengthening of its role in the electoral process as well as logistical support for the organization of a credible and reliable elections. AFP
Read More


Category: africa news

Suggested

4 hours ago, 01:46
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Liberia's Sirleaf receives 2017 Mo Ibrahim award in Rwanda today | Africanews

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation at the time of the announcement praised Johnson Sirleaf for her “exceptional and transformative leadership” in helping steer Liberia’s recovery from many years of civil ...

Category: africa topnews news
11 hours ago, 18:15
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Peaceful protests in Ethiopia varsity leads to release of detained students | Africanews

The Addis Standard portal reported that the four ex-detainees, Alsan Fikadu, Ashenafi Dinqesa, Marsimoy Birhanu and Abdi Getachew, had been held for over two months. It is not known under which offenc ...

Category: africa topnews news
7 hours ago, 22:08
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Mastercard drive for economic development in Africa [Business Africa] | Africanews

Mastercard is supporting banks in expanding the growth and adoption of digital payments, while ensuring real consumer pain points are addressed, The platform has seen impressive growth in south Afric ...

Category: africa topnews news
22 hours ago, 07:24
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Africa in 2018 World Press Freedom Index: Ghana best, Eritrea worst | Africanews

The ranking published annually by RSF since 2002, the World Press Freedom Index measures the level of media freedom in 180 countries, including the level of pluralism, media independence, and respect ...

Category: africa topnews news
7 hours ago, 22:08
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Global business of secondhand clothes thrive in Africa [Business Africa] | Africanews

Secondhand clothes, discarded at charity shops or thrift stores from overseas and then shipped thousands of miles to another continent, is a lucrative business worth several million euros. ...

Category: africa topnews news
19 hours ago, 10:07
@BBCAfrica - By: Helen Briggs
'Guns, germs and trees' determine gorilla's fate

The largest ever survey of western lowland gorillas shows most are living in unprotected areas. ...

Category: africa topnews news

@AfricaNews

D.R Congo: Collective of Catholic churches calls on UN for help | Africanews

1 months ago, 20 Mar 02:18

By: Africanews
The Collective of Catholics at the center of the marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to strengthen the role of the UN mission ahead of the December scheduled elections. The coordinating committee in a letter to the UN said, it has halted all protests until April 30. This truce , the organization said should enable authorities in Kinshasa to put in place a conducive political environment for the December 23 elections. The Collective of Catholics is also calling for the release of political prisoners,the lifting of bans on demonstrations by political opponents and civil society groups, as well as an end to duplication of political parties. The collective also wants renewal of Monusco’s mandate, the strengthening of its role in the electoral process as well as logistical support for the organization of a credible and reliable elections. AFP
Read More

Category: africa news

Suggested

4 hours ago, 01:46
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Liberia's Sirleaf receives 2017 Mo Ibrahim award in Rwanda today | Africanews

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation at the time of the announcement praised Johnson Sirleaf for her “exceptional and transformative leadership” in helping steer Liberia’s recovery from many years of civil ...

Category: africa topnews news
11 hours ago, 18:15
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Peaceful protests in Ethiopia varsity leads to release of detained students | Africanews

The Addis Standard portal reported that the four ex-detainees, Alsan Fikadu, Ashenafi Dinqesa, Marsimoy Birhanu and Abdi Getachew, had been held for over two months. It is not known under which offenc ...

Category: africa topnews news
7 hours ago, 22:08
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Mastercard drive for economic development in Africa [Business Africa] | Africanews

Mastercard is supporting banks in expanding the growth and adoption of digital payments, while ensuring real consumer pain points are addressed, The platform has seen impressive growth in south Afric ...

Category: africa topnews news
22 hours ago, 07:24
@AfricaNews - By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...
Africa in 2018 World Press Freedom Index: Ghana best, Eritrea worst | Africanews

The ranking published annually by RSF since 2002, the World Press Freedom Index measures the level of media freedom in 180 countries, including the level of pluralism, media independence, and respect ...

Category: africa topnews news
7 hours ago, 22:08
@AfricaNews - By: Africanews
Global business of secondhand clothes thrive in Africa [Business Africa] | Africanews

Secondhand clothes, discarded at charity shops or thrift stores from overseas and then shipped thousands of miles to another continent, is a lucrative business worth several million euros. ...

Category: africa topnews news
19 hours ago, 10:07
@BBCAfrica - By: Helen Briggs
'Guns, germs and trees' determine gorilla's fate

The largest ever survey of western lowland gorillas shows most are living in unprotected areas. ...

Category: africa topnews news
Our App