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Djotodia Returns to the Central African Republic
Source: Human Rights Watch - Jan 15, 2020

Former President’s Time Marked by Anarchy, Misrule, and Abuse BANGUI, Central Africa Republic, January 15, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Two former leaders accused of serious abuse have recently returned to Central Africa Republic. Only two weeks after the return of former Central African Republic president Francois Bozizé to the country, former rebel, turned self-appointed president, Michel...

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Looking to Africa’s Future: The Promise of Transnational Ties
Source: Yale University - Jan 14, 2020

NEW HAVEN, USA, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Nearly seven years ago, when I became president of Yale University, five of the top twelve-and eleven of the top twenty-of the world’s fastest growing economies were in Africa, even as the continent faced serious challenges. Amid discussions of sobering events and hopes...

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Mali: Delays in ‘red berets’ trial prolongs suffering of victims’ families
Source: Amnesty International - Jan 14, 2020

BAMAKO, Mali, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A Malian court’s last-minute postponement of a former junta leader’s trial is a blow to the families of 21 soldiers whose bodies were discovered in a mass grave in 2012 after they were forcibly disappeared, Amnesty International said today. The trial of...

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The African Union Commission Chairperson welcomes ceasefire agreement in Libya
Source: African Union Commission - Jan 14, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the acceptance by the parties in Libya of a ceasefire on 12 January 2020. The Chairperson calls on the parties to ensure safe corridors for the provision of humanitarian assistance wherever...

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Women’s Program Engagement Launches to Promote Unprecedented Female Entrepreneurship in the Continent
Source: Women's Program Engagement Council - Jan 13, 2020

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit to Collaborate with Global Sustainable Partnerships in the launch WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, January 13, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women’s Program Engagement Council (WPEC), a global initiative...

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Arrest of Uganda’s Bobi Wine Spells Trouble for 2021 Election
Source: Human Rights Watch - Jan 13, 2020

Clampdown Against Political Opposition on the Rise Ahead of Polls KAMPALA, Uganda, January 13, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Ugandan authorities have stepped up their repression recently by blocking all “political” meetings – even those held in private homes – and arresting opposition figures and journalists. And this week’s arrest of the...

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