Monday, August 20, 2018

Nigeria Muslim lawyers reject new dress code for females

A High Court in Nigeria's capital Abuja has attracted the anger of Muslim lawyers after its ruling banning the use of any apparel beneath...

Gambia police billboards in anti-corruption, human rights campaign

Police in The Gambia have started a recent billboard campaign aimed at cleaning up its image. The main issues at the heart of the...

Liberia newspaper raided, govt accused of ‘rough tackling’ press

The Liberian government has been accused of attempting to muzzle the media barely four months into office. Authorities in the country on Monday raided the...

Ex-African presidents hurled before courts: Corruption, Human Rights

Former South African president Jacob Zuma appeared in the Durban High Court on Friday where he was to face corruption charges related to a...

Deported Cameroon separatists to face court martial – Info Minister

In an interview with the RFI English service, Cameroon government spokesman and Information Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary, has disclosed that over forty separatists detained...

Ethiopian musician and UNHCR highlight plight of Eritrean refugees

The United Nations refugee office in Ethiopia has disclosed how the young Eritreans fleeing harsh conditions back home are receiving support next door. The UNHCR’s...

Sierra Leone president issues cost-cutting, strict civil service directives

New Sierra Leonean president Julius Maada Bio is barely a week in the role after taking his oath of office last week. As required...

U.S. Congress votes on H. Res 128 critical of Ethiopian regime

The United States Congress today votes in House Resolution 128 which seeks primarily to compel the Ethiopian government to respect rights of the citizenry...

South Africa’s ANC unveils tribute wall for Winnie Mandela

Events honouring the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continues across South Africa ahead of a memorial and state burial announced by the government. A week after she...

Nigeria president Buhari will seek reelection in 2019 polls

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari will seek reelection in elections due in 2019, the presidency reported on Monday (April 9). Buhari won the presidency in 2015...

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Cameroon’s veteran opposition chief backs armed separatists

Cameroon's main opposition leader, John Fru Ndi, has given backing to armed separatists pushing for independence from French-majority Cameroon. The separatists are fighting for the...

Ethiopia begins online visa issuance for all tourists starting June 1

Starting today, June 1, Ethiopia is issuing online visas to tourists from around the world and to other categories of visitors coming into the...

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