Protests

Sudan’s Civil Disobedience Called Off as Talks Resume.

Leaders of Sudan’s Alliance for Freedom and Change have agreed to end civil disobedience from Tuesday, three days after its launch. The civil disobedience campaign was launched after a crackdown on demonstrators by the militaryMahmoud Dr...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Cameroon: Govt Arrests More Opposition Supporters as Protest Efforts Intensify

Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests and asserting that he won last October's presidential election.The arrests happened Saturday as secur...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Questions Over ‘Foreign Dominated’ Areas Come after Chaos in Hillbrow

On Sunday Hillbrow was pandemonium after Metro Police officer raided the inner-city region for counterfeit goods from vendors and stalls. Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said officers from the SA Police Service (SA...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Sudan’s Military Council Calls for Transition Talks to Resume Unconditionally

The head of Sudan’s ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country’s transition towards democracy after talks collapsed following the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in.“W...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Sudan: Junta Meets Nigeria’s Buhari, Junta says its Identified Rogue Behind Sit-in Violence

Sudan’s military council claims to have identified the ‘rogue’ element behind the assault on peaceful protestors and a Sudanese envoy meets with Nigeria’s head of state. The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday t...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

Egypt’s Powerful Football Fans and Politics: a Toxic Mix that Could Combust During Afcon

When the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opens in Cairo, Egypt, the focus will be on the games between the continent’s top football teams to see who is going to raise the cup on Friday 19 July at the end of the three-week tournament. ...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Sudan’s “March of Millions”: Renewed Protests Demanding Civilian Rule.

Dubbed the "millions march", Sunday's mass demonstrations were the first since security forces on June 3 killed more than 100 people during the bloody dispersal of a protest camp outside the military headquarters, the focal point of the ...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago

11 Dead as Sudan Security Forces Clash with Protesters

At least 11 people were killed in clashes with Sudan's security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule, Sudanese activists said Monday. Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital,...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Sudan Military and Opposition Agree On Power-Sharing Deal

Sudan's ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council. Mediators said progress had bee...

Joburg Post·2 months ago

Sudan's Ruling Generals, Protest Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal

After series of delays, two sides sign accord creating power-sharing body; talks ongoing for constitutional declaration. Sudan's ruling generals and an alliance of opposition groups have signed an accord creating a transitional power-sha...

Joburg Post·2 months ago

Bashir Faces Sudan’s Prosecutor

Sudan’s deposed President Omar Al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time on Sunday when he was taken to the prosecutor's office in charge of corruption cases in Khartoum.He was taken to the prosecutor’s office to have the charg...

Neo Sithole·3 months ago