Adjunct Professor Mike Smith, from Macquarie University's Department of Policing, Intelligence & Counter Terrorism was appointed as Chair of a new commission to investigate alleged human rights violations in Eritrea. Appointed by the President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella, Smith joined a three person commission to investigate all alleged violations of human rights in Eritrea as outlined in the reports of the Special Rapporteur.
Among the violations investigated are those pertaining to extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrest and detention, torture and prison conditions, freedom of expression
By: RICHARD BISHUMBA
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship was the best in the
Medal table after Day One
Eritrea – 2 gold, 1 silver
Rwanda – 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Ethiopia – 1 gold
Algeria – 1 silver
Burundi – 1 silver
Nanibia – 1 bronze
RWANDAN cyclists enjoyed the home advantage to win a total four medals on day one of the 13th African Continental Road Championship
FOLLOWING THE IOC’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT PLANS TO TARGET AFRICAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) AS POTENTIAL HOST CITIES OF THE SUMMER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) IN 2022, SHANNON-OGBANI ABEDA IS SET TO MAKE ANOTHER PIECE OF HISTORY FOR AFRICA WHEN HE BECOMES THE FIRST WINTER OLYMPIAN FROM ERITREA.
There have been