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Reunification: Anglophone identity as defined by the politics of oppression

by Clotilde Asangna In lieu of a brief history, Cameroonians from both the French and British colonies, started expressing interest…

Governments Use “Fake News” Claims to Quash Dissent

“In some of these authoritarian countries we’re actually seeing the governments using fake news as an excuse to crack down…

Protests repressed in Senegal

Protests over proposed amendments of the electoral law were repressed by the police forces. It happened in Dakar, Senegal http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200117.html…

Learning from the Keef- or some observations on the crisis in DRC

People in the DRC have participated in protests and manifestations againt President Kabila, exactly in the spirit of street fighting…

Take it easy!

“United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to exercise…

Congo-Kinshasa: protesters killed

In the course of an anti-Kabila protest in Kinshasa 14 civilians and 3 policemen were killed according to government sources….

Burundi: general and former defence minister plead guilty to coup attempt

Former minister of defence pleaded guilty to attempting to stage a coup. The former ministers and the other defendants claimed…

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