All posts by: Goytiom Kidane

12 May 16

Ethiopia: 41 Killed in Landslide

At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.

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09 May 16

Sudanese Student Charged With Murder For Killing Police Officer

A Sudanese student has been charged with premeditated murder after being accused of killing a police officer during a protest, according to the Sudanese Congress Party (SCoP).

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09 May 16

Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’ to Battle Desertification, Famine & Extremism

Plans to plant a green wall of trees across Africa will not only battle desertification but also famine, extremism and a number of other challenges facing the continent, according to experts.

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09 May 16

Ethiopia: Activist Charged For Anti-Government Facebook Posts

An ex-spokesperson for the main opposition group in Ethiopia has been charged with inciting violence after criticising the government on Facebook.

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08 May 16

Africa: Journalists Highlight the State of Human Rights With Their Lives

On Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day recounted some of the most horrific cases of human rights violations against journalists and media officials. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) marked the occasion by calling it a “great year for censorship,” ironically hailing the successes
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06 May 16

Sudan: Khartoum University Shut Down Indefinitely As Violence Continues

The University of Khartoum has been shut down indefinitely as violence continues to escalate in the Sudanese capital.

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04 May 16

World Press Freedom Day Marks Another Year of Violence Against Journalists

Every year World Press Freedom Day tells some of the most horrific cases of violence against journalists from the last 12 months and previous years.

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30 April 16

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas At Protests Against Student Killings

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Thursday, after they demonstrated against the killing of a student the previous day.

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29 April 16

Rights Activist: More Than 1,000 Killed In Burundi Crisis

Burundi’s most prominent human rights activist says more than 1,000 people have been killed over the last year in the country.

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25 April 16

Sudan: Student Killing Ignites Anger, Protests

Thousands of students have staged protests in Sudan following the death of a fellow student in North Kordofan.

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