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Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse

“After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers,…

Namibian Police Shoot At Protesters At Ondangwa, Oshakati

“police in the Oshana region fired tear gas at a large number of protesters who gathered at Oshakati and Ondangwa…

Students’ protests in Africa

Friedrich Nietzsche is credited for reviving the old Pythagorean doctrince of the eternal return of the same. The students’ protests…

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…

Violence, instability and a rising number of deaths

In Guinea, a policeman and a protester were killed during  demonstrations against the proposed constitutional amendments, designed to allow the…

Sudan: protest victims and power of art

A Sudanese graffiti artist Assil Diab has praised demonstrators killed during the December anti-government protests in Sudan by painting their…

Sudan’s Al-Bashir Rebuilds His Military Power Base As Other Pillars Crumble

“President Omar al-Bashir’s declarationof a year-long state of emergency in Sudan indicates that he’s opted, for now, to take the route…

Pressure From the People in Sudan

“The longer genuine political and economic reform is delayed in Sudan, the greater the risk of wider instability and deepening…

Sudan: Video Footage Shows Extreme Violence, Abuse

“Human Rights Watch released a video on February 11, 2019, that shows government forces’ extreme violence and shocking abuses against protesters during…

Sudan’s Bashir softens tone dramatically, says reporters to be released

“Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, facing near-daily demonstrations against his government, took a newly conciliatory tone with the protesters on Wednesday,…

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