• Campaigning begins in Egypt’s presidential election

    Campaigning begins in Egypt’s presidential election

    Campaigning has kicked off in Egypt’s presidential election, with incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi expected to win easily after his real challengers were detained, prosecuted or intimidated out of the race. Sisi, who has been in power since he led the 2013 military overthrow of his predecessor, Egypt’s first democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi, is one of the two […]

  • Israelis, African refugees protest Tel Aviv deporting, jailing of asylum seekers

    Israelis, African refugees protest Tel Aviv deporting, jailing of asylum seekers

    Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets alongside African refugees in Tel Aviv to protest Israel’s policy of deporting and jailing asylum seekers. The Saturday protest was held in the city’s southern regions where most of the asylum seekers live. Participants of the rally held signs reading, “No to deportation,” “We’re all humans” and “Refugees […]

  • 49-year-old Joshua Osih to face Biya

    49-year-old Joshua Osih to face Biya

    Joshua Osih, a 49-year-old lawmaker has been elected as flagbearer of Cameroon’s main opposition Social Democratic Front (SDF). A native of the country’s southwest region, Osih is an aviation expert. He was the overwhelming choice of delegates at the SDF congress polling 1,021 votes representing 88.4% as against 134 votes (12%) polled by his closest […]

  • Southern Cameroons Crisis: Intense fighting reported in Muyenge

    Southern Cameroons Crisis: Intense fighting reported in Muyenge

    French Cameroun army strikes against suspected Southern Cameroons fighters in the Federal Republic of Ambazonia have continued after the British Minister left the territory, with intense fighting occurring in the South West Muyenge community, where French Cameroun rockets have reportedly landed on houses.  There are reports of massive killings going on in Ngolo, Melima and […]

  • UN releases report on appalling abuse in South Sudan

    UN releases report on appalling abuse in South Sudan

    The latest report on human rights abuses in South Sudan’s five-year civil war, released by a United Nations commission, says it has identified more than 40 senior military officials “who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes.” The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find […]

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