Cameroon Law Graduates-Turn-Musicians Sing For Peace – African News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News
Connect with us

African News

Cameroon Law Graduates-Turn-Musicians Sing For Peace

Published

on

Cameroon Law Graduates-Turn-Musicians Sing For Peace

Two Cameroonian Law graduates, who are now musicians, have been traveling through the country’s English-speaking regions singing messages of peace they believe will touch the rebels and help end the separatist conflict there.

READ:  Plague Outbreak Kills Two In Madagascar

The singers started their group in October when they both lost family members and friend in the secessionist struggle in the English-speaking regions.

The duo sing in both English and French reminding people about the grave repercussions of war, and urging all sides to embrace peace.

READ:  Burundi Government Ready To Take Part In 'Final' Crisis Talks - Minister

The conflict has claimed hundreds of civilian lives. Thousands have been internally displaced, and thousands more have fled, many to neighboring Nigeria.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

African News

France Policies In Africa Is Creating Poverty – Italy’s Deputy PM

Published

on

By

France Policies In Africa Is Creating Poverty - Italy's Deputy PM

Italy`s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has reiterated on Monday that France’s policies in Africa were creating poverty and causing migration.  France had summoned the Italian ambassador to Paris to protest his assertions.

Di Maio told reporters, that France is one of those countries that by printing money for 14 African states, prevents their economic development and contributes to the fact that the refugees, leave and then die in the sea or arrive on western coasts.

READ:  Egypt Struggles To Restore Cairo's Historic Heart

Di Maio was referring to the CFA Franc, a currency used in 14 west and central African nations, which is tied to the euro at a fixed exchange rate, with the peg guaranteed by France.

READ:  Kabila Candidate Faces Divided Challenge In Congo Presidential Poll

He called on the European Union to “address the question of the decolonisation of Africa, accusing France of still treating a number of African countries as vassal states.

READ:  Burundi Government Ready To Take Part In 'Final' Crisis Talks - Minister

Continue Reading

African News

South Africa’s President Calls For Lifting Of Sanctions On Zimbabwe

Published

on

By

S.African President Calls For Lifting Of Sanctions On Zimbabwe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for sanctions against Zimbabwe to be lifted. He said on Tuesday, his government was in discussions with Harare about how best to help.

He added that, Zimbabwe’s situation was a challenge for the whole of Africa and he planned to meet Zimbabwe president- Emmerson Mnangagwa.

READ:  New York Times Says Trump Helped His Parents Shield Millions From Taxes

Meanwhile Mnangagwa has promised on Tuesday to investigate violence against civilians during protests and punish any misconduct by security forces.

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) said on Tuesday security forces instigated systematic torture of residents. It says, the level of force used on those who died or injured and supported by medical reports pointed to police brutality.

READ:  Abiy Ahmed And Isaias Afwerki Re-open Eritrean Embassy In Ethiopia

Police say three people died during violent demonstrations last week, but human rights groups say at least a dozen were killed.

Continue Reading

African News

Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs – Govt

Published

on

By

Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs - Govt

Uganda’s government is proposing regulations for new songs. Junior Minister for Gender, Labour And Social Development, Peace Mutuuzo, said in an interview that the new regulations to govern the music and entertainment industry were already drafted and expected to be passed by cabinet by March. Adding that musicians and other artists will also have to register with the government and obtain a practising licence which can be revoked for a range of violations.

READ:  Kabila Candidate Faces Divided Challenge In Congo Presidential Poll

A list of restrictions including requiring artists to submit to authorities, lyrics for songs and scripts for film and stage performances to be vetted. The minister said, content deemed to contain offensive language, to be lewd or plagiarised, will be censured. Musicians will also have to seek government permission to perform outside Uganda.

READ:  UN Reports Extraordinary Rate Of Deaths In Sea Off Libya Last Month

Critics say the regulation is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop Star Bobi Wine and other critical voices in the entertainment industry.

READ:  GTB Launches Social Impact Challenge

Continue Reading

Trending

Subscribe to ANN News Alert

Be the first to receive the latest news from Africa and around the world.

%d bloggers like this: