L’ONU a nommé trois experts expérimentés pour enquêter aux Kasaï et a publié un rapport accusateur sur les violations des droits humains dans tout le pays. Par Pierre Benetti

Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back home. One day the report brought grief instead. His sister Zainabu and a friend had been found dead, stabbed and their throats slit, in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura. By AP (Ignatius Ssuuna and Rodney Muhumuza)

Akon a été parmi les panélistes invités lors du Youth Connekt Africa qui vient de se dérouler à Kigali au Rwanda. Au cours de son speech, l’artiste s’est encore illustré avec un discours de sensibilisation et d’encouragement à l’endroit de la jeunesse. Akon invite notamment la jeunesse africaine à rêver d’une Afrique meilleure, en vendant notamment à travers les médias, une positive de notre cher continent. Par Raoul Fone

The abduction of two Roman Catholic priests in Congo is raising concern over the number of hostages held by local militias in the troubled country. By Fredrick Nzwili

Two years ago, President Pierre Nkurunziza ignited a political crisis in Burundi when he announced that he would run for a controversial third presidential term. Thousands of people were killed, disappeared, and tortured in the violence that followed, and more than 417,000 have fled the country. By Dominique Fraser* 

Traditional stakeholders Europe and the U.S. are reassessing their commitments in Africa, generating new geopolitical realities for the African Union. Africa Program Director Comfort Ero argues that the AU’s future relevance and credibility will depend on its ability to generate more unity and leadership. By Crisis group

The Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda is an important place for remembering and truly understanding why over two million people were killed in the country in 1994, while the rest of the world stood and watched silently. By Pallavi Goel

Alors que Joseph Kabila se maintient illégitimement au pouvoir depuis décembre 2016, une enquête de deux ONG américaines révèle l’étendue des richesses et des réseaux d’affaires de la famille présidentielle. By le Figaro