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Broke NGOs battle Congolese crisis in Uganda


from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – THE cash-strapped humanitarian community is battling an influx of Congolese refugees fleeing inter-ethnic violence and sexual crimes into Uganda. Victims, most of them women and children (78 percent), have sought refuge in western Uganda. Last week alone, more than 4 000 people crossed into Uganda […]

6 000 killed in Nigeria anti-Christian violence

Remnant Pentecostal Church leader Pastor Phillip Mugadza

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – ABOUT 6 000 Nigerians, mostly Christians, have reportedly been killed by the Boko Haram banditry and clashes perpetrated by nomadic herdsmen over the past three years. This is according to the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), which disclosed the […]

Five newcomers in Champions League group stage

Confederation of African Football (CAF)

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – THE Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has congratulated Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on becoming the first side from the country to qualify for the group stage of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League. The Kasasiro Boys (Garbage collectors) beat Ethiopia’s Saint […]

Zimbabweans call Mugabe “monster”!

Former Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – FORMER Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe invited ire of the nation when he claimed he was unconstitutionally removed from office by incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa. Zimbabwean citizens accused Mugabe of being a “monster”, “economic wrecker”, “liability” and “chief human rights violator” who deserved deathby hanging. The public […]

Rebels recruit kids into Mali warfare

child soldiers DRC

From RUDD KONTE in Bamako, Mali BAMAKO, (CAJ News) – REBEL groups have recruited hundreds of children into their ranks, which is among grave child rights violations in the explosive central and northern regions of Mali. The recruitment and use of children was the most documented grave violation of the 748 allegations received by the […]

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