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Ethiopian Authorities Crack Down On Opposition Supporters

“Amnesty International said it has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over…

Zimbabwe: MDC Vows to Defy Police, Hold Unsanctioned Demos

“The MDC will no longer seek police clearance to hold demonstrations, party Organising Secretary Amos Chibaya has vowed, in what…

South Sudan new government deadline looms

“East Africa’s mediators are pressuring key protagonists in South Sudan to provide a breakdown of tasks to be addressed in…

In Djibouti, opposition protests met with force

“The protesters encountered live ammunition as well as tear gas from security forces, the ARD leader said” source:  https://africatimes.com/2019/11/01/in-djibouti-opposition-protests-met-with-force/ You…

Zimbabwe police use tear gas, batons to disperse opposition supporters

“Zimbabwean police on Wednesday used batons, tear gas and water cannons to beat up and disperse supporters of the main…

Opposition opposes new ‘hate speech’ bill in Nigeria

“Following the reintroduction at the National Assembly of a bill seeking to sanction hate speech in Nigeria, the Action Democratic…

Rwandan opposition leader launches new political party

“Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire announced Saturday she was launching a new political party, hoping it will be allowed to…

In Central African Republic, Rebels Fight On As Peace Deal Falters

“Less than nine months since rebel groups in Central African Republic signed a peace deal with the government, violence is…

Cameroon: Opposition Supporters Defy Protest Ban

“Combat-ready troops were deployed in Cameroon’s capital Saturday as supporters of opposition party leader Maurice Kamto defied a ban on…

South Sudan’s Machar urges delay

“South Sudan’s main opposition accused the government on Wednesday of failing to push through a peace deal and called for…

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