A report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) says that despite the disarmament exercise initiated by the government over a decade ago serious security concerns remain. Also, accountability for human rights violations not only in Karamoja but also Uganda in general remains weak.

Yoweri Museveni has refused to sign a bill that would impose harsh sentences for gay people, including life imprisonment, temporarily sidestepping a clash with Western governments that provide aid to the country and have been incensed over the harsh provisions.

Nobel Peace Prize nominee and gynaecologist Denis Mukwege explains the dynamics and destruction caused by sexual violence in the eastern DRC.

Parliament has passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009, which proposes life imprisonment for homosexual acts. Apparently, instead of fighting corruption and nepotism, members of parliament are more interested in the sex life of their fellow citizens.

Doctors with scarce supplies are forced to help the Seleka militia responsible for much of the bloodshed. And as the UN warns of impending genocide, aid groups say the world must act.

Libya has deported more than 500 African immigrants, state news agency Lana said, sending them to Niger as it tries to tackle an influx of refugees and Islamist militants.


The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N.) Campaign, Citizens Wealth Platform and Say No Campaign mobilized Nigerians in Abuja for a Peace Walk against Impunity in Public Finance Management.

The peaceful demonstration attended by hundreds of Nigerians with women in the majority gathered at the Millennium Park in Abuja was dispersed without warning by police with heavy teargas.

At least twenty riot police interrupted the final rally of the campaign of opposition party MDM in Beira with shooting and tear gas grenades. There are reports of three people killed and several injured in the unrest that began at the campaign rally of the incumbent mayor of the capital city of the province of Sofala, Daviz Simango this Saturday, November 16.