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Riots rock Zambia’s capital after suspected ritual murders

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Hundreds of people hurled stones and broke into shops owned by foreigners in the Zambian capital Lusaka on Monday, accusing immigrants of...

Tunisian police and rioters clash as job protests grow

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Tunisian police firing tear gas on Thursday clashed with hundreds of protesters who set fire to police posts and tried to storm...

50 injured in riots in northern Guinea

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Around 50 people were injured in riots in the town of Labé in northern Guinea when people protesting a shake-up in the...

Violent protest in Mali’s Gao over talks to heal north

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Thousands of residents in Mali's northern city of Gao fought street battles with the police on Friday and torched the mayor's house...

Children convicted of vandalism in Sudan riots: lawyer

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Four children and four adults were convicted on Thursday of vandalism during a week of deadly anti-government riots in Sudan, a defense...

Anti-army protests staged at Egyptian universities

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Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters chanted "Down with the military government" outside Cairo University on Tuesday, defying Egypt's army-backed authorities despite deadly...

Villager dies in custody as China cracks down on riots

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A man accused of taking part in a riot over land grabs in a southern Chinese village has died in police custody,...

Uganda power cuts provoke riots, threaten economy

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A growing power supply crisis in Uganda has provoked riots among a population already angered by soaring prices and is threatening growth...

Africa rising: The significance of protests in sub-Saharan Africa

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Since the 2008 food crisis, sub-Saharan Africa has experienced an increase in civilian and labour protests. These protests embrace a broad coalition of support,...

UK seeks cure for gang crime after summer riots

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Cash-strapped Britain called on teachers, doctors and youth workers to help tackle a rising tide of gang and youth violence blamed for...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...