Thursday, February 27, 2020
Former Zimbabwe longtime leader, Robert Mugabe died Thursday night in a clinic in Singapore where he was receiving treatment. Mugabe, who died aged 95, ruled Zimbabwe for close to...
Botswana Gay rights
Botswana's high court this week overturned a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. Same-sex relationships are illegal in more than 70 countries worldwide;...
Muhammadu Buhari
In his first public speech since getting re-elected, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari promised to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure.
Sudan Protests
Talks between Sudan's protest leaders and the Transitional Military Council are expected to resume this week, following concessions on both sides. Protest groups have suspended a nationwide strike called after...
Sudan Protests
Pro-democracy activists in Sudan on Tuesday rejected a plan by military leaders to hold elections within nine months. Tension in the streets of the capital, Khartoum, remained high a day...
Sudan Protests
Protesters in Sudan started a two-day general strike to pressure the military to hand over power to a civilian government. Tuesday was the first day of a two-day nationwide strike...
Peter Mutharika
Malawi's electoral commission declared President Peter Mutharika the winner with 38% of the votes in one of the most tightly contested presidential elections in Malawi. Mutharika's victory was announced in...
Gay sex ban
Kenya's High Court has blocked an attempt to overturn a law banning gay sex, in a significant set back for LGBT+ rights across Africa. Judges claimed repealing British colonial-era laws would open the...
And then there were three. Current Malawian President, Peter Mutharika faced a stiff challenge from his deputy, Saulos Chilima and opposition leader, Lazarus Chakwera as polls closed Tuesday at 6pm (16:00 GMT) following...
Boko Haram
According to UNICEF, a total of 894 children who were recruited into the ranks of an anti-Boko Haram militia in Nigeria have been released. The 894 children, including 106 girls,...