2018-04-16

 Abiy Ahmed the Ethiopia prime minister has pledged to reform the security and intelligence forces of the country, saying his government will focus on establishing a system of accountability within these sectors. The army and security forces have often been accused of using brutal forces and committing human rights violationsRead More →

2018-04-16

 Three commissioners from Kenya’s election board announced their resignation from the body on Monday, citing failure of the body’s leadership and dysfunction in the organisation. “The institution has continued to be dysfunctional, with arbitrary decision-making, leaking of internal documents and pursuing of personal interests,” the three officials from the IndependentRead More →

2018-04-16

The Cameroon government will not dialogue with separatists elements in the country’s Anglophone region, Interior Minister Paul Atanga Nji has stressed. Speaking late last week on state-owned Cameroon Radio Television, he reiterated a position he had advanced in late March that Yaounde will deal with persons advancing the continued unityRead More →

2018-04-16

Police on Sunday afternoon battled the University of Nairobi (UoN) students who were protesting the swearing-in of student leader Manyara Muchui. The students demonstrated on the campus, burning tyres, destroying facilities and stoning cars along Waiyaki Way, before police officers dispersed them. They claimed that the administration, led by Vice-ChancellorRead More →