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Sudan’s Hamdok says investigation launched into violations against protesters

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An investigation has been launched into violations committed against protesters since the military power grab on 25 October, Sudan's newly reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla...

Burkina Faso death toll rises to over 50

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The death toll from a weekend attack on a gendarmerie post in northern Burkina Faso has risen to at least 53, according to officials. The...

Mass protests held in Sudan against prospect of military rule

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Huge crowds of people marched in several parts of the Sudanese capital and other cities on Thursday in demonstrations against the prospect of military...

Sudan protest calls for military coup as political crisis deepens

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Thousands of demonstrators gathered in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum on Saturday calling for the military to seize power as Sudan grapples...

Thousands in Sudan demonstrate in support of civilian rule

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to break up a demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Thursday by an estimated 20 000 people in...

Tunisians protest over president’s seizure of powers

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Several hundred demonstrators gathered in Tunis on Saturday to protest against Tunisian President Kais Saied's seizure of governing powers in July, which triggered a...

Residents lock down suburbs in Durban as chaos unfolds

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KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is arguably enduring the worst looting in the province’s history, with key port and trucking operations coming to an almost complete standstill. Protests...

Algeria leader pardons protest movement members

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday ordered the release of 101 members of a protest movement that forced his predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step...

IPID unable to investigate cases in protest areas in KZN, Gauteng

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The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has expressed concern at the ongoing business lootings and public violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. The attacks, which have...

Hundreds of Ghana opposition supporters march in protest at killings

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Hundreds of opposition supporters marched through the streets of Ghana's capital Accra on Tuesday morning, demonstrating against what they described as rising insecurity and...

Thousands protest in Burkina Faso over jihadist attacks

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Thousands took to the streets of Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday to call for a tougher government response to a wave of jihadist attacks...

Police stop Morocco protest

Moroccan authorities stopped human rights activists protesting outside parliament to demand the release of dissident journalists Soulaimane Raissouni, who is on a hunger strike,...

Kenyan police disperse protesters demonstrating against Israeli attacks on Gaza

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Police fired teargas to disperse a crowd of more than 200 people protesting in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Thursday against the Israeli bombing of...

Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency

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Tunisian police on Tuesday clashed with journalists at the state news agency demonstrating against a new chief executive whose appointment they see as an...

Tunisian police fire tear gas on protesters in southern city

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Tunisian police fired tear gas on protesters on Tuesday after hundreds tried to storm a government headquarters in the southern city of Tataouine to...

Deadly protests rock Niger over contested election result

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Supporters of the losing presidential candidate in Niger set several buildings on fire, burnt tyres and threw rocks at the police on Thursday, as...

Two killed as Gabon citizens protest coronavirus restrictions

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Two people have died after demonstrations in Gabon’s two major cities, the prime minister said on Friday, as anger over restrictions aimed at curbing...

Injured Tunisian protester dies, fuelling new clashes

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A Tunisian protester injured during clashes with police has died in hospital, state media reported on Monday, leading to more violent confrontations between demonstrators...

Tunisian protesters revive ‘Arab Spring’ chant, riots continue

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Violent clashes erupted for a fifth night on Tuesday between police and protesters in several Tunisian cities, including the capital Tunis and Sidi Bouzid,...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine released on bail as protest death toll rises...

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Ugandan pop star and presidential candidate Bobi Wine, whose arrest this week triggered protests that led to at least 37 deaths, was released on...

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