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Guinea opposition spokesperson dies in detention

Guinea's opposition party, Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), has announced the death of one of its detained spokespersons, Mr. Roger Bamba.Roger Bamba who was detained in September - just before the October polls - was taken to...

Bobi Wine freed on bail as protest death toll hits 37

ReutersUgandan pop star and presidential candidate Bobi Wine, whose arrest this week triggered protests that led to at least 37 deaths, was released on bail on Friday after being charged with holding rallies likely to spread the coronavirus.The violence...

3 dead, 34 injured in protests after arrest of Uganda’s Bobi Wine

Three people died and at least 34 were injured, including with gun shot wounds, in protests that erupted after police arrested Ugandan presidential candidate and pop star Bobi Wine on Wednesday, Ugandan police and the Red Cross said.Wine, whose...

Guinean opposition leaders arrested as anti Condé 3rd term unrest rages

AljazeeraGuinean police have launched a sweeping operation against opposition politicians and activists following deadly post-election violence in the country.Officers on Wednesday arrested the vice president of Guinea’s leading opposition party, the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG). More...

Ivory Coast prosecutor says opposition leaders face prison for rival government

ReutersOpposition candidates in Ivory Coast’s election face charges of terrorism and up to life in prison for denouncing the vote and creating a rival government after President Alassane Ouattara’s victory, a public prosecutor said on Friday.The opposition boycotted the...

Gunfire, barricades in Guinea as Condé heads for third term

ReutersGunfire rang out across Guinea’s capital Conakry on Friday and security forces dispersed protesters after results showed President Alpha Conde winning re-election in a poll that the opposition says was unconstitutional.Conde, 82, won around twice as many votes as...

Guinea President Conde wins re-election in landslide

ReutersGuinea’s President Alpha Conde has won a landslide re-election victory, preliminary results showed on Thursday, giving him a third term in office after a bitterly fought election that has sparked deadly street violence.With 37 of 38 electoral districts counted,...

Anger, disbelief as Soldiers open fire on #ENDSARS protesters killing many

Shock, anger and disbelief as men believed to be Nigerian soldiers invade the #ENDSARS protest in Lekki, Lagos, killings several at close range and a greater number left with various degrees of injuries.In what looked like a well coordinated...

Guinea opposition candidate declare self winner of presidential poll

ReutersGuinea opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo declared on Monday that he had won the first round of the hotly contested October 18 presidential election, heralding a potential stand-off with election authorities.“Despite the serious anomalies that marred the smooth running...

#ENDSARS Update: Photos, Visual clips from Twitter warriors

As Nigerians and friends all over the world continue to lend their voices in support of Nigerian youths call for change in the way things are done in the country, there has been a lot of development in the...
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Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...
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