Addressing the Palestinian Right of Return

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By

Anant Mishra

“You seem to be surprised to hear that there are still problems of 1948 to be solved, the most important component of which is the right to return of Palestinian refugees.”

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Poetry

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By

Pijush Kanti Deb

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The political crime of Belgium in the Congo

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By

Joel Savage

In 1914, when the Germans invaded Belgium during the war, they committed many grievous atrocities against the civilian population.

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Members of rebel group injured by gunfire following repatriation attempt

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By

Sylvain Muyali

Former members of the rebel group M23 were injured by gunfire Tuesday, December 16th during an attempted forced repatriation to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Poetry

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By

Mbizo Chirasha

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External audit of the INEC electoral roll is announced

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By

Sylvain Muyali

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Apollinaire Malu Malu announced that there will be an external audit of the electoral roll of that with the assistance of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), during the meeting held Friday, December 12th at the People’s Palace with the liaison committee of various political parties.

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Kibera slum constituency in Nairobi now a political game changer

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By

Joe Khamisi

Kibera, the sprawling slum town on the outskirts of Nairobi, has had the notorious reputation as a crime ridden neighbourhood with one of the highest youth unemployment rates and one of the most decrepit environments in the country.

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Tensions rise between DRC and Rwanda as the M23 Movement elsewhere denounce the government as a sham

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By

Sylvain Muyali

Last week in the Gashizi area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, military forces (FARDC) fired a rocket shell landing in the Mount Hehu region along the DRC / Rwanda border.

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UNMISS Launches Destruction Of Weapons Confiscated From Internally Displaced Persons

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By

Peter Louis

Earlier this week in Juba, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) destroyed twenty five firearms and hundreds of knives, machetes and similar weapons confiscated from Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in its Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites.

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Poetry

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By

John Grey

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