Daily Archives: September 5, 2021

Tanzania Opposition Condemns Arrest of Chadema Party Members

Opposition and rights activists in Tanzania have condemned the arrest of several members of the country’s main opposition Chadema party, who were to hold a forum to discuss constitutional reforms. The action happened while Chadema leader Freeman Mbowe…

Tanzania Opposition Condemns Arrest of Chadema Party Members

Opposition and rights activists in Tanzania have condemned the arrest of several members of the country’s main opposition Chadema party, who were to hold a forum to discuss constitutional reforms. The action happened while Chadema leader Freeman Mbowe…

South Africa’s Lions Prosper with Careful Watch and Fenceless Parks

At sunset, a buffalo calf’s distressed grunts reverberate through the bush.But it’s a trick. The grunts are blaring from a loudspeaker, designed to lure lions to a tree and let a South African wildlife reserve carry out a census of its apex predator.As…

Key Dates in Guinea Since Independence

Army officers on Sunday staged a coup in Guinea. Here are some key dates in the history of the troubled west African country since independence from France in 1958.1958: IndependenceOn October 2, 1958, Ahmed Sekou Toure declares independence, a few day…

Guinea Soldiers Claim They’ve Staged a Successful Coup

Members of the Guinea military staged an apparent coup Sunday, declaring on national television that they had arrested President Alpha Conde, dissolved the country’s constitution, and sealed off land and air borders.The junta later announced a nationwi…