ZIMBABWE: Activists challenge New Protest Ban

HARARE SEPTEMBER 16, 2016(CISA)-Zimbabwe anti-government activists have vowed to challenge a new police order barring protests in Harare. This comes on the eve of mass demonstrations planned across the country against President Robert Mugabe. The month-long protest ban imposed on Friday, over a week after an earlier order was overruled by the courts. A coalition […]

DRC: Bishops Appeals for Peace amid Fears of Political Violence

KINSHASA SEPTEMBER 13, 2016(CISA)-The Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has (DRC) have appealed for peace and democracy, amid fears that political violence could escalate with the postponement of elections. “Blocking the electoral process creates a worrying situation which risks plunging the country into chaos,” Fr Léonard Santedi, Secretary General of the […]

NIGERIA: Work together to End Human Trafficking, Cardinal Tagle Urges Conference

ABUJA, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016(CISA)-Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, President of Caritas Internationalis has called for international community and people of good will to join hands in order to end human trafficking. “The continuing reality of slavery and human trafficking despite the lessons of the past and so many advances in technology and human knowledge is uncalled […]

GABON: Archbishop Calls for International Intervention to End Crisis

LIBREVILLE SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 (CISA) – Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone of Libreville has called for the intervention of an international mediator to solve Gabon’s political crisis following the recently disputed presidential elections. Official results showed President Ali Bongo narrowly won the elections but opposition challenger Jean Ping cried foul, and claimed he had won the […]