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Showing posts with label BBC News - Africa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BBC News - Africa. Show all posts

Friday, October 23, 2020

Libya rivals sign ceasefire deal in Geneva

It follows talks between military leaders from the government and representatives of Gen Haftar's forces.

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Nigeria's End Sars protests: Families living with the pain of losing loved ones

Two families whose lives have been forever changed by police violence seek justice for their loved ones.

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Nigeria End Sars protest: Key protest group says stay at home

The Feminist Coalition also advises people to follow any curfews in place in their states.

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Africa calls on Caf president Ahmad to seek second term

Leaders of 46 African federations call on Ahmad to pursue a second term as Confederation of African Football president.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Nigeria Sars protest: VP Yemi Osinbajo promises justice for victims

At least 12 people were killed by security forces during Tuesday's protests in Lagos, Amnesty says.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

End Sars protests: 'It was a massacre... We pay for these bullets'

An organiser of protests against police brutality in Nigeria tells the BBC he saw soldiers shoot people dead.

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End Sars protests: Growing list of celebrities pledge support for demonstrators

It comes amid reports that several people have been shot dead or wounded at a protest in Lagos.

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Taiwan charges Chinese captain over killing of 'Somali pirates'

Officials say the Chinese national ordered the killings while captaining a Taiwanese vessel in 2012.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

DR Congo jail break: 'Islamist ADF rebels' free 900 inmates

The attackers came in large numbers and broke the jail's door, officials say.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Prime Minister Jugnauth says the UK cannot talk about human rights and remain in the Chagos Islands.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan's home burnt down

Pascal Affi Nguessan has called for a boycott of the 31 October election.

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End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes 'assassination attempt'

The governor had joined the anti-police brutality protesters when a group of people opened fire.

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Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid

The activist is reunited with his family after spending 29 months in jail for spreading "fake news".

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African Champions League: Ahly beat Wydad

Egypt's Al Ahly seize a big advantage over Wydad Casablanca in the African Champions League semi-final with a 2-0 win in the first leg in Morocco.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Guinea elections: Alpha Condé takes on Cellou Dalein Diallo again

A divisive new constitution allows Alpha Condé to stand again, amid political and ethnic tensions.

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Omar Bashir: ICC delegation begins talks in Sudan over former leader

The International Criminal Court accuses ousted President Omar al-Bashir of genocide and war crimes.

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Peres Jepchirchir breaks women's half-marathon world record

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks her own world record for a women-only half marathon in Gdynia, Poland.

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End Sars: Sports stars join protest against police brutality

Sports men and women from around the world have been lending their support in the protest looking to end police brutality in Nigeria.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

End Sars: Hated Nigerian police unit founder 'feels guilty'

The Sars police unit is accused of widespread abuses, leading to 10 days of nationwide protests.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

From End Sars to End Swat, Nigeria Protests Explained

How and why did Nigeria's End Sars protests turn into End Swat protests?

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