[MFWA]Security forces in Togo on March 14, 2013 prevented a group of journalists from demonstrating in front of the old Presidential Palace in Lome, the capital. The journalists had gathered there to protest against a recent law passed by the country’s Parliament, granting more powers to the media regulatory body to impose sanctions on the media without recourse to the Courts, as was the practice.
After the intensification of United Nations support to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in joint operations against an armed group known as the Allied Democratic Forces, the world body’s envoy to the vast African nation today called on the r…
GOMA (DR Congo)— A ceasefire between government troops and M23 rebels appeared to be holding for a third day on Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), despite clashes between rival militias, residents said. Under the ceasefire that came into force on Friday night, the March 23 group, which has seized swathes of […]