[Deutsche Welle] Over seven years after Ivory Coast’s crisis, the country’s political scene remains divided.
[Deutsche Welle] Two American and two Canadian citizens have been released after being kidnapped earlier this week in an ambush in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna.
[SudaNow] President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make a state visit to Sudan on Sunday the 24th of current December at the invitation of President Omar Bashir.
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) and Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), supported by International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) will hold a forum in honour of victims of freedom of expression violation in The Gambia as part of events marking the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the assassination of Deyda Hydara.
[HRW] A report published on October 13, 2017 by Rwanda’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) attempting to discredit Human Rights Watch documentation of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances is full of falsehoods, compounding the injustice and abuse suffered by the victims’ families, Human Rights Watch said today.
[ISS] The South African Police Service (SAPS) is due to release the annual crime statistics in the next two weeks. These figures provide a useful indication of the country’s crime problem but don’t reflect the full reality of the challenge to public safety.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -”The chance of finding more survivors is slim to none”
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -”Freetown and other precarious cities need safer urban planning and land use initiatives”
[Deutsche Welle] Sierra Leone has begun Thursday mass burials of the hundreds of victims of the deadly flooding and mudslides that hit Freetown. A third of the victims were children.
[News24Wire] Police on Sunday confirmed that an allegation of fake ticketing in connection with a deadly stampede at the Soweto Derby will be investigated.