Africa

Human Rights Watch Releases Number Of Deaths By Armed Islamist Groups In Burkina Faso.

Human Rights Watch Releases Number Of Deaths By Armed Islamist Groups In Burkina Faso.

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Tuesday, January 8, 2020. Burkina Faso armed forces have been battling armed groups and many soldiers have also died in the process. The Human Rights Watch said Monday, January 6, 2020, armed Islamist groups in the West African country of Burkina Faso have committed targeted attacks and summary executions that have killed …

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Gambia’s UDP Says Fight Against Corruption Key To Reconciliation.

Gambia’s UDP Says Fight Against Corruption Key To Reconciliation.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe – SG of Gambia’s UDP. A Gambian politician who’s also head and Secretary-General of the United Democratic Party – UDP, has highlighted the importance of reconciliation in the fight against corruption to the people of the West African country. During his end of year speech, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe urged all Gambians to …

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Cameroon: Teacher Arrested For Raping 18 Minors In School.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Picture of Research Unit of the Gendarmerie in Ndobo, Douala. Law enforcement officers in Cameroon say they’ve arrested and detained a class six teacher of primary school Bonabome in Ndobo, a locality in Douala Four Subdivision, Littoral of the Central African country. Kounj Jean Marie, Commander of the …

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Truck Crushes 5-Year-Old In Cameroon.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Thursday, December 26, 2019. Residents gather at Mbanga in Cameroon’s Littoral Region after a truck crushed a teen. A 5-year-old has died after a truck crushed him, locals in Mbanga,  a town in Cameroon’s Moungo Division, Littoral of the country have said.  The accident, early Thursday December 26, 2019, locals furthered occurred …

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122 Die In Burkina Faso Attacks, President Declares National Mourning.

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Tuesday, December 24, 2019. President, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso. At least one hundred and twenty-two (122) persons have died from a double attack in the West African country of Burkina Faso. Burkinabè Army said in a press release, Tuesday December 24, 2019, it has killed eight (80) terrorists. General …

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Liberia’s Weah Opens Can Of Worms With Former Vice President.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Former Vice President, Joseph N. Boakai and President George Weah. Liberia’s President, George Weah has openly accused the country’s former Vice President of trying to incite instability. Weah said Friday, December 20, 2019, on state-owned radio and television network, Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS), he was disappointed in the former …

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Burning Down Of Mosques Sparks Countrywide Protests In Ethiopia.

By Amin Dahiry – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, December 22, 2019. Abiy Ahmed – Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Saturday’s night attacks in the city of Mota, East Gojam zone of Amhara Regional State of Ethiopia, left several mosques completely burned down and dozens of people killed inside the mosques. The attack also targeted a Muslim-owned business center which, according to …

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Burkinabé’s Opposition Reviles President Kaboré’s Moves To Postpone Election.

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Saturday, December 21, 2019. Zéphirin Diabré – Leader of Burkina Faso’s opposition political party, The Union for Progress and Reform. The President of the West African country of Burkina Faso wants to postpone the presidential election in order to cling to power, an opposition leader said Tuesday, December 17, 2091, at a …

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Gambian, Senegalese Troops Clash In Darsilami.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Saturday, December 21, 2019. Picture of Senegalese troops gathering on Gambia’s border in 2017 when President Yahya Jammeh refused to stand down after losing an election. Gambian and Senegalese troops have recently clashed in the border town of Darsilami, located a few kilometers away from Gambia’s capital Banjul, according to a press release. According to the release, there was an …

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