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  1. Protests and publications inciting violence banned in Ethiopia

    Category: Governance/Governance

    Ethiopia’s state of emergency imposed on Friday includes a ban on protests and publications that incite violence, Defence Minister Siraj Fegessa said. The move was made a day after Prime Minister ...
    Tuesday, 20 February 2018
  2. Pope backs down after defending Nigerian bishop rejected by locals

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... by inter-marriage. Okpaleke was appointed bishop by then-pope Benedict in 2012, but protests prevented him ever taking over the diocese. His installation ceremony took place in another area of Nigeria ...
    Tuesday, 20 February 2018
  3. Sudan to release political prisoners

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... al-Bashir ordered more than 80 political detainees released. All were arrested last month after protests about high prices and tough economic conditions that turned violent. Families celebrated ...
    Monday, 19 February 2018
  4. Job protests threaten Tunisia phosphate exports

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... of state-run Gafsa Phosphate (CPG), the main employer in the country’s poor southern region, depriving Tunisia of badly needed hard currency and drawing a warning from a local MP that continued protests ...
    Monday, 19 February 2018
  5. Al Qaeda urges Egyptians to topple government

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... ... to work to uproot this apostate, criminal and corrupt regime and to jihad with weapons, money, word and actions, raids and ambushes, strikes and protests,” Zawahiri said in the recording. Al ...
    Monday, 19 February 2018
  6. Ethiopia state of emergency to last six months

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... nation. Outbreaks of violence continued in parts of the country and government was banning protests, along with preparation and dissemination of publications “that could incite and sow discord”, ...
    Monday, 19 February 2018
  7. Fifty-eight killed in Egyptian Sinai offensive

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... chief, ousted President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, following mass protests against his rule. Islamic State, in its weekly newspaper, called for attacks inside Egypt to show the campaign ...
    Friday, 16 February 2018
  8. Ethiopian Prime Minister resigns

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... Soliman, an Africa research associate at London think tank Chatham House. Most of the released prisoners, including high level opposition figures and journalists, were accused of involvement in protests ...
    Friday, 16 February 2018
  9. Egyptian Islamist critic remanded

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... the Brotherhood in 2013 after Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was ousted by the military following mass protests against his rule. The group has since been declared a terrorist organisation by the government. ...
    Friday, 16 February 2018
  10. Journalist, jailed since 2011, released in Ethiopia

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... accused of involvement in the mass protests. On Tuesday, authorities released Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the opposition group Oromo Federalist Congress, arrested in December 2015. “It is ...
    Thursday, 15 February 2018

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