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Panic As US Congressman ‘Engel’ Calls for Magnitsky Sanctions on Human Rights Abusers In Uganda Ahead Of 2021 Elections

Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, have called on the Trump Administration to take immediate action to address a worsening human rights situation in Uganda prior to general elections next month. In his December 9, 2020 letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Engel…

UN Issues Statement On Uganda Over Brutal Murder Of Unarmed Protesting Civilians Ahead Of 2021 Elections

The United Nations Secretary General  Aantonio Guterres has called for restraint in Uganda in the run up to the elections. This follows reports of more than 45 killed in riots that came after the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. Below is a full statement.. Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on…

Just In: Burundi’s Ruling Party Candidate ‘Ndayishimiye’ Wins Presidential Election With 68.7%

Burundi’s ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye was on Monday declared the winner of the country’s presidential election, which the opposition has said was flawed. The national election commission, in results streamed live on Burundian media, announced that Ndayishimiye had won 68.72 percent of the vote, while opposition leader Agathon Rwasa came in far behind with…

North Korea’s President Kim Jong-un Feared Dead

By Agencies Rumours have swirled surrounding the health of North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s health following his noticeable absence from state media, official statements and public events in recent days. The third-generation hereditary leader who came to power after his father’s death in 2011 has no clear successor and it is unclear who would lead…

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