In Australia and Britain, lawmakers have been egged for making unpopular statements. In many parts of Africa, lawmakers move freely in convoys while the masses suffer. Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu however received an unusual welcome at Nuremberg, Germany when he was beaten and chased away from an event to mark the New Yam festival.
The results of the inquiry into the 1 August 2018 shootings reveal Zimbabwe’s lack of reform.
Having played a leading role in Bashir’s ousting, women can improve prospects for mediation and long-term peace.
Following release of its major report detailing Sudanese government’s campaign of intimidation, persecution, and torture and its targeting of medical personnel, Physicians for Human Rights emphasizes need for protection of peaceful protesters and inclusion of civil society in Sudan’s future.
In the recent Nigerian election WhatsApp was used to mislead voters in increasingly sophisticated ways. But it also strengthened democracy in other areas.
Nigeria is facing a plethora of challenges and crises but its youths are not taking action to change the status quo. Corruption, and a government making questionable moves has plunged the country deeper into crisis.
Hidden for decades in a vault at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, the photographs depict a regime fixated on establishing order, meting out punishment and stoking nationalism.
The world – and fellow Africans – are ignoring the suffering of the people of Sudan and Cameroon, as was the case with the genocide in Rwanda.
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria’s post-independence political history.