Author: Gina

UN pays tribute to women humanitarians on World Humanitarian Day

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has honoured the contribution of tens of thousands of women humanitarian aid workers who provide life-saving support to vulnerable people caught up in crises…

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Zimbabwe to ratify African Court Protocol

Zimbabwe’s President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has given his assurance that Harare will ratify the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. He gave the assurance when receiving a…

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Anglophone Crisis: Mukuru villagers in dire need of humanitarian assistance

The people of Mukuru village in Menchum Valley subdivision, North West Region of Cameroon and its population have suffered a lot of untold hardship, due to the sociopolitical crisis in…

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Uganda’s Winnie Byanyima ‘excited’ to be returning to the UN as UNAIDS executive director

Winifred "Winnie" Byanyima, a former Ugandan politician and the current head of the humanitarian group Oxfam International, was appointed the new executive director of the U.N. AIDS agency on Wednesday.…

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Malawi: 3 sentenced to death for murder and mutilation of an albino

Members of a witchcraft gang in Malawi have been sentenced to death for the murder and mutilation of a person with albinism. It is very dangerous living as an Albino…

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Mali: 150 children killed in the first half of 2019, as violence increases – UNICEF

UNICEF and child protection partners Tuesday August 13, cautioned that there has been a sharp increase in severe violations committed against children in 2019 in Mali, particularly in killing and…

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Rwanda to host over 500 over migrants from Libya

Hundreds of migrants being held in detention centers in Libya will soon find a safe haven in Rwanda, officials in the East African nation have confirmed. Reports from Rwanda say…

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ICC in search of new Prosecutor

The International Criminal Court is in search of a new Prosecutor, as the current Prosecutor of The Hague Based Court, Fatou Bensouda's term expires on 15 June 2021. “The Assembly…

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African Rights Court to train lawyers to represent indigent Applicants

In a bid to facilitate the representation of their clients effectively; the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) has embarked on training lawyers. Over 50 lawyers registered with…

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African Union reaffirms support for peace, stability and national reconciliation in Cameroon

The African Union on Saturday asserted its support for calm to return to the English speaking regions of Cameroon. In a statement published on the African union’s website in English…

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