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A mutinous soldier fires into the air at the Bobo interchange, near the Lamizana camp in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou Sunday Jan. 23, 2022. Witnesses are reporting heavy gunfire at a military base raising fears that a coup attempt is underway
AP / Sophie Garcia
2022-05-16, Human Rights Watch
(Nairobi) – Armed Islamist groups and government security forces and militia in Burkina Faso are committing increased abuses against civilians as the conflict there...
Christian Coleman, of the United States, competes in in a Men's 60 meters heat at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, March 19, 2022.
AP / Petr David Josek
2022-05-08, Inside The Games
ChristianColeman marked his first 100 metres since winning the world title in 2019 with victory at the GoldenGrand Prix today in Tokyo’s National Olympic Stadium, even...
Captured Ethiopian government soldiers and allied militia members line up after being paraded by Tigray forces through the streets in open-top trucks, as they arrived to be taken to a detention center in Mekele, the capital of the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.
AP
2022-04-25, The Arab Weekly
NAIROBI, Kenya- More than 500UN peacekeepers from Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region have refused to return home, citing fears for their safety and highlighting deepening...
Beijing News: Kenya is one of 32 countries in Africa that criminalise homosexuality. People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) are frequently stigmatised, shamed and assaulted. The hashtags calling for action against the murder of queer...
Beijing News: Nairobi - The global pandemic has pushed more than 55 million Africans into extreme poverty and reversed two decades of hard work in poverty reduction on the continent. The Economic Report on Africa for 2021 blamed the growing poverty on job losses, reduced...
CPJ: Nairobi, May 16, 2022–The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday condemned Ethiopia’s expulsion of Economist correspondent Tom Gardner, following the revocation of his press accreditation on Friday, May 13. Gardner’s expulsion came almost a year after...
Reuters: NAIROBI, May 16 (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has dissolved the country's parliament, accusing deputies of corruption among other issues, he said on Monday. The tiny West African...
Business Day: Africa’s female entrepreneurs, such as their US and European counterparts, are underrepresented when it comes to raising funds. Their start-up journeys are also often a lot more arduous, say investors such as Polo Leteka, co-founder of Alitheia IDF, the...
Yahoo Daily News: Martha Karua is hoping to become Kenya's first female deputy president One of the frontrunners in Kenya's presidential election has picked a veteran female politician and one-time rival as his running mate. Raila Odinga named Martha Karua to the role on...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's two leading contenders for the presidency during the general elections, slated for Aug. 9, have named their running mates, as they brace themselves for a hotly contested race. Deputy PresidentWilliam Ruto who is vying for...
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Urdu Point: VeteranKenyan politician Raila Odinga announced Monday that he has chosen the country's 'iron lady' Martha Karua to serve as his running mate in the presidential election due in August Nairobi, (APP - UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 16th May,...
FX Empire: NAIROBI (Reuters) – Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has dissolved the country’s parliament, accusing deputies of corruption among other issues, he said on Monday. The tiny West African country has seen frequent political turmoil, with ten coups...
Reuters: NAIROBI, May 16 (Reuters) - Kenya's top two presidential candidates have announced their running mates, with veteran contender Raila Odinga opting for a champion of women's rights and social justice and his rival William Ruto choosing a skilled...