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DR Congo: Second Term Should Focus on Rights

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(Kinshasa) – Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi should ensure that human rights are central to his policies during his second term in office, Human Rights Watch said today in a “Human Rights Agenda” for his administration.


Human Rights Watch urged the Tshisekedi administration to prioritize improvements in five key areas: the rights to free expression, media freedom, and peaceful assembly; protecting civilians in conflict areas; reforming the justice system and addressing corruption; providing accountability for serious crimes; and strengthening democratic institutions.


“President Tshisekedi’s first term ended with deep uncertainty about the Congo’s worsening violence and humanitarian crises, recurrent violations of civil and political rights, and growing mistrust in democratic institutions,” said Thomas Fessy, senior Congo researcher at Human Rights Watch. “The second term is a chance to start afresh and reverse course on significant human rights backsliding.”


Tshisekedi, the declared winner of the December 2023 presidential elections, was sworn in on January 20, 2024, for a second and final five-year term. The elections were marred by logistical issues, irregularities, and violence.


Tshisekedi faces significant challenges, most immediately an uptick in violence in the eastern province of North Kivu, where an offensive by the abusive Rwanda-backed M23 armed group has dramatically affected civilians. Violence is also rife in Ituri province as militia fighters have increased attacks on and killings of civilians. Insecurity continues in and around the western province of Mai-Ndombe and among communities in the southern Katanga region.


The government has also significantly repressed the rights to free expression, media freedom, and peaceful assembly. The authorities have over the past four years increasingly cracked down-including online-on journalists, human rights and democracy activists, critics of the government, and opposition party members and officials. Security forces have repeatedly used unnecessary or excessive force, including lethal force, to block or disperse peaceful demonstrations.


Tshisekedi recently described the country’s justice system as “ill.” His administration should act to reform the justice system and address corruption, which significantly reduces the government’s capacity to deliver on its obligations to provide quality education, health care, and social security.


Widespread impunity for serious abuses remains the norm. The president should commit to take concrete measures to address recurring cycles of violence fueled by a lack of criminal accountability for grave crimes. Concrete steps are also needed to restore the Congolese people’s trust in democratic institutions.


“President Tshisekedi promised to address recurring violence, to end repression, and to improve the daily lives of all Congolese,” Fessy said. “The president should devote his second term to fulfilling these goals by working for, rather than against, human rights, the rule of law, and democratic principles.”

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Of a sudden, Pastor Dr. Paul Enenche is a fake man of God because of a single mistake according to some keyboard warriors who have been waiting for privilege – Sen Onono

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Of a sudden, Pastor Dr. Paul Enenche is a fake man of God because of a single mistake according to some keyboard warriors who have been waiting for privilege.

Well, all I can say is; This man right here have his own blame likewise the woman. Why? If you watch the video and you are the type that judge base on people’s command of English, You wouldn’t need a pre-convincing argument that the said “Woman Lawyer” is telling lies. The man of God couldn’t agree less than to embarrass her which was totally wrong but quite understandable considering the fact he acted on emotions! The testimony teams aren’t left out as well because courtesy demand interviews should be given before anyone comes to the alter to give any testimony!
while we all await Pastor’s apology, let me pen this down.

Once you become a public figure, You become a television everyone focuses on why? Because many await the day you will flop so they can use it as a yardstick to pour out their mind!

Nigerians expect public figures to be hundred percent perfect not knowing they (public figures) are humans too.

I read some comments and I can’t help but shake my head.

Nigerians?
Trust me, Few persons have the woman at heart because all I can say is, Most of the verbal outbursts on the man of God are uncalled for.

Why are Nigerians so quick to label others “Bad” and as well, Forget the days they were once a good person?

Why don’t we give people second chance?

Well, as said earlier on, Pastor should tender apology to the woman better still, He should do “MORE” for the sake of his reputation and those who are his true fans. If Pastor fail to apologize, some gullible fans would toil with his children’s mental health!

Pastor Sir, I won’t join others to crucify you because it’s okay to make mistake.
Sir, you are not God because he alone is perfect!

Your actions towards her is the reason why she’s trending on the internet today. (Still,not a good one for your brand and her mental health).

Please, Do the needful (Apology) and I would join your ‘True fans’ to celebrate you.

Regards.

~ONONO

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Lungu, the Next Lying President Of Zambia in View: A Questionable Token of Appreciation

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In a recent revelation that has sent shockwaves across Zambia, former President Edgar Lungu reportedly disclosed to his legal representatives from Makebi and Company that the hefty sum of 24 million dollars from KCM (Konkola Copper Mines) was merely a “token of appreciation.” This statement has ignited widespread skepticism and further eroded trust in Lungu’s leadership capabilities.

Lungu’s assertion raises numerous red flags, particularly in light of the ongoing investigations into corruption and mismanagement during his presidency. The timing of this disclosure, coupled with the staggering amount involved, casts doubt on the true nature of the transaction between Lungu and KCM.

The notion that 24 million dollars could be categorized as a mere token of appreciation is not only absurd but also insulting to the intelligence of the Zambian people. Such a significant sum of money cannot be dismissed as a gesture of gratitude without raising serious questions about the motives behind it.

Moreover, Lungu’s track record for honesty and transparency is far from impeccable. Throughout his tenure, he faced allegations of corruption, election rigging, and human rights abuses, tarnishing Zambia’s reputation on the international stage.

This latest revelation only adds fuel to the fire of distrust surrounding Lungu’s leadership. If indeed the 24 million dollars from KCM was a token of appreciation, what favors were granted in return? What other undisclosed dealings occurred during Lungu’s presidency?

As Zambia prepares for its next presidential election, the electorate must scrutinize candidates’ integrity and commitment to accountability. Lungu’s admission serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of entrusting power to individuals with questionable ethical standards.

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The future of Zambia hinges on its ability to elect leaders who prioritize the interests of the nation above personal gain. Lungu’s legacy as the next lying president in view serves as a cautionary tale, urging citizens to demand transparency, accountability, and integrity from those vying for public office.

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Use Four Cubes Of Sugar And Six Flower Oil To Change Your life Attract Customers To Your Business

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Have you ever felt unseen and invisible to customers or encountered unfulfilled promises, Business Failure, Hardship and Rejected? Fear not, for Sugar Cubes wield the power of attraction and fortune. Simply get four cubes of sugar, six flower oil and paper in the morning, make incantations here on this write up, and witness the transformation as people gravitate towards you. Bath with it with drops in your water and sprinkle outside your shop to draw in customers and abundance.

Materials Needed:
– Six flower oil
– Three cubes of sugar
– Sheet of paper

Procedure:
1. Place four cubes of sugar on a sheet of paper in a corner at the back of your house and leave for exactly 48 hours for ants to consume it. Ensure no disturbances during this period.
2. After 48 hours, carefully fold the paper, ensuring to include any remaining ants and sugar residue.
3. Grind or pound the folded paper along with the ants and sugar until thoroughly mixed.
4. Transfer the mixture into the bottle containing the Six flower oil or another suitable container. Ensure all components are fully incorporated.
5. Seal the bottle tightly and store it in a dark place for seven days. This allows time for the ingredients to meld and the energy to align.

Usage and Applications:
– After seven days, add three drops of the mixture to your bath water while reciting prayers for purification and positive energy infusion.
– Alternatively, apply a single drop onto your palm, rub your hands together, and then massage the mixture onto your head, focusing on absorbing the positive energy.

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Note: If the ants fail to consume the sugar within the specified time frame, discontinue the process and try again later. This ritual harnesses the power of natural elements to attract positive energy and dispel negativity, promoting harmony and abundance in various aspects of life.

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