• October 1, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Hundreds march against UN peacekeepers in Mali

The protestors waved Malian flags and chanted anti-UN slogans. Others carried Russian flags as they marched through the streets of the capital. Mali’s army government has had a frosty relationship with …

Police fire tear gas as thousands mob Sri Lanka PM’s office

Thousands of Sri Lankans demanding that the prime minister resign rallied outside his office in Colombo, some stormed the compound despite security presence. As the protests escalated outside the prime minister’s …

11 wounded in crackdown on anti-coup sit-in – Sudan’s doctors

Sudanese security forces descended on an anti-coup sit-in to try and disperse protesters in the capital, Khartoum, wounding at least 11 people, a medical group said Tuesday. The crackdown came shortly …

Tear gas mar “Arise Ghana” protest: 12 Policemen injured, 29 protesters arrested

The Ghanaian police arrested 29 people on Tuesday after dispersing a violent anti-expense protest in Accra with tear gas, according to a new report. Hundreds of demonstrators had been marching in …

Senegal’s opposition leader calls for another mega protest on June 29

Senegal’s main opposition leader on Monday called for a fresh demonstration to be held on June 29, despite the previous one being banned and the ensuing clashes leaving three dead. Ousmane …

One dead in new protests against military rule in Sudan

A demonstrator was killed Thursday in a crackdown on ongoing protests in Sudan nearly eight months after a military coup upended the transition to civilian rule, doctors said. The pro-democracy doctors’ …

Sudanese protester killed by security forces

A protestor has been killed by Sudanese security forces during a rally against the military government in Khartoum on Thursday, medics said. According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, the …

Tunisian protesters take to the streets to denounce president Kais Saied’s ‘one-man rule’

Over a thousand Tunisians rallied in the capital Tunis on Sunday calling for an end to what they describe as an ongoing power grab from their president Kais Saied. The protest …

Demonstrators protest French presence in Mali on Bamako streets

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Bamako to demonstrate against the French military presence in Mali, calling for the total withdrawal of French troops from the country. “We are …

Road blockade on second day of strikes in Ecuador

Main roads in at least ten provinces of Ecuador remained blocked on Wednesday on the second day of a national strike against fuel price hikes and President Guillermo Lasso’s economic policies. …