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Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Dies Aged 95

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has died, according to reports. He was 95. According to ZimLive, the news was confirmed by two sources. He reportedly died in a hospital in Singapore on Friday morning. According to The Mirror, Human Rights Watch Southern African director Dewa Mavhinga revealed that credible family sources s...

By Joburg Post 3 months ago

Nigeria: Govt Outlines Strategy to Lift 100 Million Out of Poverty

The Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, yesterday said the Federal Government would deploy science, technology and innovation to actualize President Muhammadu Buhari's promise of freeing 100 million Nigerians from the poverty trap. Dr Onu spoke while addressing Supervising Directors, Heads of Agencies and staff of the ...

By Emmanuel Elebeke 4 months ago

What It Would Take To Break The Impasse In Cameroon’s Deadly Crisis

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho is a leading Cameroonian lawyer and award-winning human rights advocate. Nkongho was detained for nine months for taking part in protests against the marginalisation of the legal and education systems in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon. The Francophone government responded with deadly violence marked ...

By Cheryl Hendricks & Gabriel Ngah Kiven 4 months ago

Repression and Dialogue In Zimbabwe: Twin Strategies That Aren’t Working

Since the November 2017 coup that toppled Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe and the elections in 2018, the regime of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has forged two forms of rule. These have been based on coercion on the one hand, and on the other dialogue.

By Brian Raftopoulos 4 months ago

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