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Cartoon: UN condemns violence in Cameroon and commends calls for dialogue

The death toll has risen in Cameroon’s English-speaking region following clashes between security forces and protesters calling for independence. Rights group Amnesty International says at least 17 people were killed in clashes. People in the region have been pushing for independence from Cameroon after protesting of years of marginalization by the dominant French-speaking region. President Paul Biya on his Facebook page condemned the violence and called for dialogue. The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also strongly condemned the violence and commended the calls for a discussion on the issues raised by protesters.


“This is not Africa,” white racist tells South African artist as he pushes her down the stairs

Racism isn’t about to stop anytime soon, from the violence on the streets in America targeting black people to a racist Airbnb host in Amsterdam who threw down his South African guest down a flight of staircases. South African filmmaker Sibahle Nkumbi who’s greatly disappointed with what happened to her was seen in a viral video going head down after being pushed down a flight of stairs by her host who kept telling her, “This is not Africa.” We wish Nkumbi a quick recovery.