Genocide Emergency: Nigeria

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Friday, September 25, 2020

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...

Friday, 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...

Friday, 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...

Saturday, 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...

Friday, September 11, 2020

Asif Pervaiz, 37, who has been in custody since 2013, given death penalty for sending 'blasphemous' text messages.

In July, a man accused of blasphemy was shot dead in a courtroom in the northwestern city of Peshawar [Muhammad Sajjad/AP Photo]

Islamabad, Pakistan - A cou...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Government critic who left Rwanda in 1996 arrested abroad in unnamed location on international warrant, police say.

Paul Rusesabagina - known for saving more than 1,000 people in the hotel he managed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, a story later told into the Hollywoo...

Wednesday, 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...

Friday, 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...

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Il y a tout juste seize ans le 13 août 2004, une attaque attribuée au mouvement de rébellion hutu des Forces nationales de libération (FNL) d’Agathon Rwasa causait la mort de plus de 160 personnes parmi les Tutsis congolais réfugiés dans le camp de Gatumba dans l’Ouest...

Monday, August 31, 2020

Ethnic divisions in Ethiopia date to the 1880s when the Abyssinian Empire invaded its southern neighbors, creating the boundaries of modern Ethiopia. European powers supported Emperor Menelik (1889 – 1913) with weapons, military advisors, and diplomatic recognition.  E...

Friday, 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...