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Equatorial Guinea accuses Spain of coup plot

  By John Vidal in Malabo Equatorial Guinea accused Spain yesterday of trying to overthrow its government in the alleged plot by foreig [...]

Zambia appoint rapist as UN ambassador

Zambia under fire for appointing pardoned rapist as ambassador in gender violence fight © ZedBeatsOfficial / YouTube Clifford Dimba, a sin [...]

Counterterrorism Law Used to Curb Free Speech in Tunisia

   Journalist, Blogger Facing Charges Tunisian authorities have brought charges against a journalist and a blogger under the country [...]

Eritrea has committed Human Rights atrocities-UN

By Staff Reporter     A United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea has found systematic, widespread human-rig [...]

DRC: 8000 Congolese expelled from Angola in five months

By Staff Reporter   Expelled from the Brazzaville-Kinshasa to Maluku 19/05/2014. Radio Okapi / Ph. John Bompengo Eight 1128 DRC nationals w [...]


By Reeyot Alemu It has been five years since I, as a fellow Ethiopian and caring citizen, started to write for private newspapers reflectin [...]

Chinese companies propping up repressive African regimes?

By Staff Reporter Amnesty International claims at least 130 Chinese firms are involved in the worrying trade In this undated photo released [...]

“Don’t criticize me”-Swaziland judge convicts journalists #JournalismisnotaCrime

By Staff Reporter Swaziland‘s High Court has sent a chilling warning to journalists in the kingdom that the law courts can determine w [...]

African leaders vote themselves immunity from new human rights court

By Staff Reporter Heads of state at African Union summit vote to strip the African court of justice and human rights of power to prosecute t [...]

Safety of journalists essential to vibrant, democratic societies, UN rights chief stresses

By Staff Reporter “Sound, bold and independent” journalism is vital in any democratic society, the United Nations human rights chief dec [...]

Gambia president says English language is too colonial

By Staff Reporter President’s decision to shift official language from English to local language comes months after its decision to wi [...]

UK MPs visit Western Sahara

By Staff Reporter Western Sahara El Aaiun (occupied territories) A delegation from the British Parliament, representing the All-Party Parli [...]
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