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Zimbabwe targets flag protestors with jail threat

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Zimbabwe's government has threatened to jail anyone who disrespects the national flag or sells it without permission, enraging activists who have used...

Kenya bans protests against electoral body as violence escalates

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Kenya's opposition said late on Tuesday it would defy a ban imposed by the government on its protests against the electoral commission...

One person dies in Sudan protest

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One person died after police fired teargas to try and break up a protest in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday, the force...

Police kill two in protest against Burundian president seeking third term

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Burundian police shot dead two protesters and wounded at least one other on Sunday, the Red Cross said, in demonstrations against the...

Egypt’s Mubarak denies ordering killing of protesters

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denied in court on Wednesday ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his...

Human Rights Watch urges U.N. inquiry into “systematic” Egypt killings

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The killing of hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators at two protest camps last year was systematic, ordered by top officials and probably amounts...

Moroccan police stop protesters setting themselves on fire

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Moroccan police spraying water cannon stopped 13 unemployed blind university graduates from setting themselves on fire in Rabat on Wednesday in protest...

Mauritanians march over Koran desecration

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Hundreds of protesters threw stones and chanted anti-government slogans in Mauritania's capital on Monday after local media reported Korans were desecrated in...

Egypt arrests seven pro-Mursi Facebook activists

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Egyptian police detained seven men accused of using Facebook for inciting people against the security forces, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday,...

Protesters ransack government buildings in Guinea smelting town

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Protesters angered by the death of a young man in police custody ransacked a police station and government buildings in Guinea's main...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...