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September 26, 2020

In a live digital summit hosted by In Defense of Christians (IDC), Founding President of Genocide Watch, Dr. Gregory Stanton received the 2020 Charles Malik Human Rights Award. IDC recognized Dr. Stanton for his tireless work in genocide prevention, specifically for hi...

There is no end in sight to the crisis in Cameroon's North-West and South-West regions despite initial ceasefire talks with rebels seeking independence from the government in Yaoundé.

The Cameroonian government launched secret talks with jailed Anglophone leader Ayuk Ta...

September 25, 2020

Six decades after effectively gaining independence from France, Mali facing political uncertainty, major security woes.

Sixty years since independence, Mali, once again, stands at a crossroads.

The new military rulers who last month overthrew embattled President Ibrahim...

September 25, 2020

President Ouattara’s former ally says his candidacy is ‘unchangeable and irrevocable’ despite rejection by top court.

Former rebel leader Guillaume Soro has warned that Ivory Coast is teetering on the edge after a court invalidated his candidacy amid rising tensions ove...

September 12, 2020

Tensions running high in lead-up to October polls, seen as major test of stability in world's top cocoa producer.

Ivory Coast's October election was always likely to be tense - but President Alassane Ouattara's decision last month to seek a controversial third term has...

September 9, 2020

The UN’s expert on human rights in the Central African Republic (CAR) issued a series of recommendations on Wednesday to ensure that citizens – after years of civil unrest – can freely decide the future of their country during presidential elections on 27 December.

“For...

September 4, 2020

This month the president of Ivory Coast caused outrage which spilled into bloodshed on the streets of the capital, Abidjan, when he announced he would seek a third term in office after all.

Tensions are running high in the country after months of violence surroundi...

August 21, 2020

Four killed after clashes between protesters and police in the West African country after Alassane Ouattara's decision.

At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds took to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara's decision to ru...

Banyamulenge civilians besieged and under attack in Minembwe, Bijombo and Mikenge in South Kivu.

Special protection is now needed to save lives of these civilians. Under constant attack from several armed forces, including the national army, it seems MONUSCO UN forces a...

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