Hakainde Hichilema Southern Africa Southern. Africa Zambia 

​​​Zambia must Drop trumped-up treason charges against Hakainde Hichilema immediately

Zambian authorities must drop trumped-up treason charges against main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and his five employees and release them unconditionally, Amnesty International said today ahead of his bail hearing. The six were arrested on 11 April after they allegedly failed to give way to a Presidential convoy. They claim they were beaten, teargassed and pepper sprayed on their genitals by the police. “Hakainde Hichilema and the other arrested members of the United Party for National Development (UPND) are victims of longstanding persecution by the Zambian authorities stemming from their…

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Diane Shima Rwigara Central Africa Rwanda 

Nude photos of Diane Shima Rwigara threaten to derail her bid to unsit Incumbant Paul Kagame

35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigara is about to find out how hard running for President of Rwanda can be. On Friday, May 5, 2017, the nude photos of Rwanda’s leading female presidential candidate leaked on the Internet. As we went to press, there are no strong leads on how the pictures surfaced online but there are whispers that it was a job from her ‘enemies’- the ruling party. The gist from Rwanda is that the attempt to smear Rwigara’s image have so far backfired. The nude photos are said to have…

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