Daily Archives: November 11, 2021

COVID-19 Worsened Environment for Media in Southern Africa, Especially Print Journalism

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — New research finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt the financial viability of media outlets in southern Africa, with print media being the worst hit.Launching the report, researcher Reginald Rumney, a journalism professor at Rhod…

Rights Groups’ Tribunal on Iran’s 2019 Protests Crackdown in London Renews Accountability Calls

WASHINGTON/LONDON — Iran is facing renewed scrutiny for its deadly suppression of nationwide protests in 2019, as a London tribunal organized by rights groups began hearing testimony Wednesday from relatives of those killed and others regarding alleged…

Rights Groups’ Tribunal on Iran’s 2019 Protests Crackdown in London Renews Accountability Calls

WASHINGTON/LONDON — Iran is facing renewed scrutiny for its deadly suppression of nationwide protests in 2019, as a London tribunal organized by rights groups began hearing testimony Wednesday from relatives of those killed and others regarding alleged…

Kenya Disbands National Football Body Over Corruption

Kenya on Thursday disbanded its national football federation over corruption allegations and said it may seek to prosecute any guilty officials.The move was swiftly rejected by the suspended head of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF), who denied there…

Students to Return to Class After Cameroon University Bombing

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON — On Thursday, fewer than 2,000 of the 14,000 students enrolled at the University of Buea showed up for class, a day after about a dozen students were injured when police say someone set off an explosive device at the school in wester…

Students to Return to Class After Cameroon University Bombing

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON — On Thursday, fewer than 2,000 of the 14,000 students enrolled at the University of Buea showed up for class, a day after about a dozen students were injured when police say someone set off an explosive device at the school in wester…