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Ethiopia army’s deadly clashes with civilians: 2016 – 2018.

The Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) has often clashed with protesters leading to deaths in the country. The latest installment was in the town of Woldiya in the northern Amhara Regional State. The incident happened during a religious celebration of the Baptism of Christ, the Epiphany. Seven people were killed when security forces used live […]

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Nigerians protesters demand the release of Shi’ite leader.

More than 200 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and Pro-Democracy group, Concerned Nigerians, protested in Abuja on Wednesday to demand the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. Concerned Nigerians said in a statement on Tuesday (January 16) the group would begin daily “sit-outs” on Wednesday to protest alleged killings of members […]

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Anti-CFA activist Kemi Seba is 2017 Africanews Personality of the Year.

He lit the flame of a currency protest across much of Francophone region in West Africa. He burnt a 5000 CFA note in Senegal and was arrested and charged with destroying property belonging to the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO). A Dakar court will go on to rule days later that Kemi Seba full name […]

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Zimbabwe: Thousands of protesters take to the streets chanting ‘Robert Mugabe must go’

Thousands of people have gathered in the center of Harare to call for the resignation of Robert Mugabe, as moves to force the Zimbabwean president to stand down gather momentum. The rally is supported by the army and members of the ruling Zanu-PF party. War veterans who until last year were loyal to the president […]

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