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Students arrested for protesting against increase in tuition fees

“At least 20 Makerere University students were arrested on Tuesday during their protest against 15 percent cumulative tuition increment.” source:…

Makerere suspends two students for protesting tuition increment

Makerere suspends two students for protesting tuition increment. The protest resumed after the students’ suspension, see: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Lectures–Makerere-University-strike-tuition/688334-5321600-ma8vt2/index.html You may also…

Botswana goes to the polls

Botswana votes today and analysts worry about whether the country will be destabilized by the electoral result Full story here…

Boko Haram terrorists killed by their own mine

“Several suspected Boko Haram terrorists have died and others injured after a vehicle they were in drove over an explosive…

Separatist fighter names himself King

“There is outrage in Cameroon after a separatist fighter who chased several traditional rulers from the English-speaking Lebialem district enthroned…

Lesotho Calls On Morocco to End Its Occupation of Parts of Saharawi Republic’s Territory

“The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho called on Morocco, in a Press Release issued Wednesday, to end its illegal…

Western Sahara does not belong to Morocco

“The European States have finally and clearly recognized that Morocco was not sovereign over the Western Sahara territory” source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910220146.html…

Riek Machar threatens peace process in South Sudan

“South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar on Sunday threatened to pull out of a September 2018 peace agreement if President…

Hottest yet coolest African destinations

”┬áLonely Planet has rated eSwatini, Liberia and Morocco among “the best of the best” in its list of top 10…

Sex for grades

Malawi “College of Medicine has swiftly moved in to investigate reports that some of its lecturers were luring female students…

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