Category Archives: Politics

Liberia at a Critical Juncture Following Mass Protest

George Weah once heard the roar of adoring crowds as one of Africa’s greatest soccer players. He became Liberia’s president in January 2018, and a year and a half later, crowds are sounding less positive …

Cameroon Villagers Arrest Suspected Separatists

YAOUNDE English-speaking Cameroonians, who say they are fed up with an ongoing separatist war, are taking matters into their own hands by arresting and handing over suspected separatist fighters to the military. Some residents also …

Cameroon Villagers Arrest Suspected Separatists

YAOUNDE English-speaking Cameroonians, who say they are fed up with an ongoing separatist war, are taking matters into their own hands by arresting and handing over suspected separatist fighters to the military. Some residents also …

BURUNDI TO OPPOSE AU’S REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM SOMALIA

BUJUMBURA, Burundi looks set for yet another clash with the African Union, after its army said it opposed a request to withdraw 1,000 soldiers serving in an African peacekeeping force in Somalia by Feb 28.…

Tanzania Frees Detained CPJ Journalists

Two staff members of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists were freed Thursday, a day after Tanzanian immigration authorities took the women from their Dar es Salaam hotel and held them at an unknown …