• January 30, 2023

Tunisians express little hope one day after elections

Tunisian citizens have expressed little hope one day after the second round of parliamentary elections with record abstention. Preliminary results suggest that nearly 89% of the electorate decided to stay away …

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Malian junta dissociates itself from West African sanctions against Guinea

The ruling junta in Mali has dissociated itself from sanctions imposed on neighboring Guinea, also ruled by the military, by the Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Mali and Guinea, both …

Amnesty International accuses Guinea of post-election chaos

Amnesty International says security forces in Guinea fired live rounds at protesters during post-election unrest that have killed at least 10 people in the country. In a statement on Sunday, the …

Gunfire erupts in Guinea as Conde cruise for third term

Gunfire rang out across Guinea’s capital Conakry on Friday as security forces attempted to disperse protesters after results showed President Alpha Conde winning a high-stakes election that the opposition denounced as …

Election violence as ten killed in Guinea protest

Eight civilians and two policemen were killed in Guinea’s capital Conakry in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters after a tense presidential election with results showing President Alpha Conde in …

Election results: As Guinea begins counting

Vote counting is under way after Guinea’s high-stakes election in which the 82-year-old President Alpha Conde is seeking a controversial third term. Sunday’s vote follows months of political unrest, where dozens …