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The African Union and SA President Ramaphosa condemn xenophobic violence
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Politics and Society The African Union and SA President Ramaphosa condemn xenophobic violence

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have condemned in the strongest terms, the incidents of violence against nationals of fellow African countries in South Africa. President Ramaphosa warned of action against criminals.

Former Nigerian Deputy Senator, Ike Ekweremadu beaten in Germany by Nigerians
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Politics and Society Former Nigerian Deputy Senator, Ike Ekweremadu beaten in Germany by Nigerians

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.

After Omar al-Bashir’s Ouster, PHR Intensifies Call for Accountability and Respect for Rights in Sudan
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Politics and Society After Omar al-Bashir’s Ouster, PHR Intensifies Call for Accountability and Respect for Rights in Sudan

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.