Category Archives: Education

Protester’s Funeral Becomes New Flashpoint in Sudan Unrest

KHARTOUM Sudanese police shot live ammunition on Friday as mourners gathered outside the home of a 60-year-old protester who died from a gunshot wound sustained during anti-government demonstrations, a Reuters witness said.

Around 5,000 mourners turned out for the funeral …

MALI: GUNMEN KILL MORE THAN 30 TUAREGS IN ONGOING VIOLENCE

BAMAKO, Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said.

The violence compounds an already dire security situation in the desert region …

SOUTH AFRICA CONDEMNS KENYA TERRORIST ATTACKS

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack that killed 15 people and left several others injured in Kenya.

South Africa condemns in the strongest possible terms the attacks on the government and the …

DR CONGO UNDER MOUNTING FOREIGN PRESSURE FOR VOTE RECOUNT

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo faced growing pressure from African neighbours and beyond for a recount of its contested presidential election in a dispute that threatens more violence in the volatile nation.

The Dec. 30 vote was supposed to herald …

Sudan’s al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest

CAIRO Sudan’s longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership can only come through the …

DR CONGO: PRESIDENTIAL RUNNER-UP FAYULU ASKS COURT TO CANCEL RESULT

KINSHASA, Martin Fayulu, who came second in DR Congo’s presidential election, has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which awarded victory to his opposition rival Felix Tshisekedi, his lawyer said.

The request was filed on Friday …