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Burundi ruling party militia forcing citizens to fund 2020 vote: rights group

6 December 2019, 3:16 PM

Burundi’s ruling party youth league is forcing citizens to donate money to fund 2020’s election, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as fears of abuses and renewed violence grow ahead of the vote.

People take part in a protest demanding immediate political change in Algiers, Algeria.

Algerian protesters step up pressure with new demonstrations

21 November 2019, 8:12 AM

Weekly protests have taken place on Tuesdays and Fridays since February, but demonstrators appear eager to increase their street presence in the run up to the vote.

SA’s role in Africa questioned

6 November 2019, 6:07 PM

The role of South Africa in defending and advancing human rights across Africa has taken centre stage during a panel discussion at the University of the Western Cape.

HRW calls for police to refrain from using brute force against protestors

31 October 2019, 8:45 AM

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for law enforcement officials to respect the rights of all human beings and refrain from using brute force against protestors.

Cameroon President Paul Biya meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) in Beijing.

Cameroon’s government to organize talks to solve separatist crisis

11 September 2019, 5:27 AM

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya announced in a rare public address on Tuesday the organization of a national dialogue to solve a separatist crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions.



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