WASHINGTON/MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE – A video that appears to show Mozambican security forces torturing and possibly killing militants is prompting calls for investigations, as well as denials from government officials. Amnesty International obtained five videos and three photos it says were taken in the restive Cabo Delgado region. The images have been analyzed by the group’s Crisis Evidence Lab, which believes they are authentic and were taken in the first six months of 2020. Brian Castner,…"Release of Torture Videos Prompts Denials by Mozambican Authorities"
More dengue, less malaria. That may be the future in parts of Africa on a warming planet, depending on where you live. New research says it’s all about which mosquitoes will thrive. And the methods to control one don’t necessarily work on the other. The mosquito that spreads malaria prefers relatively cool temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit). The dengue mosquito does best at 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 degrees Fahrenheit). Because of this…"Climate Change May Shift Risks of Mosquito-borne Diseases"
The clergy in Kajiado have expressed concern over the rising political temperatures in the country and urged elected leaders to stop divisive utterances. According to Bishop Gaddiel Lenini of the Anglican Church of Kenya in Kajiado, utterances that have been made by politicians in recent days were pol arising the country along ethnic lines and causing unnecessary tension. Bishop Lenini cautioned politicians to desist from making inflammatory and divisive utterances and instead concentrate on development…"Kajiado Clergy Caution Politicians Over Divisive Remarks"
Women in Nyeri County today demanded the unconditional apology from two legislators over insults directed at President Uhuru Kenyatta and the former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta. The women threatened to match to Karen office of the Deputy President William Ruto in protest if MPs Johanna Ng’eno (Emurrua Dikir) and Oscar Sudi (Kapseret) do not apologize to Mama Ngina over the insults and bad language they used on her. Speaking in Nyeri town and led…"Nyeri Women Demand Apology Over Slur Language"
Police in Bondo sub-county have launched investigations into the death of a 36 year old man who was allegedly murdered at Sianga village in Nyag’oma sub-location last evening. The man who has been identified as Peter Opiyo Jalang’o died after he was allegedly beaten by his cousins and paternal uncle after he attacked them over suspected land tussle. According to the Assistant Chief of Uyawi sub-location where he was pronounced dead Mr. Joshua Ougo, the…"Bondo Police Open Inquest Into Cousin’s Killing"
Leaders from Nakuru County are now demanding that Kanu and Jubilee parties institute disciplinary proceedings against Emurua Dikir MP Johanna Ng’eno and his Kapsaret counterpart Oscar Sudi over their public bashing of President Uhuru Kenyatta and former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta. At the same time, the leaders have said that they were working on a petition to recall Bahati Member of Parliament Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri who they accused of engaging in divisive and ethnically…"Nakuru Leaders Want Sudi And Ng’eno Expelled From Their Parties"