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27th October 2020 Nigeria continues to convulse in angry protests over allegations that at least 12 people were killed by security forces at a toll gate in Lagos on... →
23rd October 2020 “End the wars” and “peace in our land” were the rallying cries for the protests that ultimately ousted Sudan’s long-ruling strongman Omar al-Bashir... →
23rd October 2020 Recent reports of the looting of relief funds meant for managing the COVID-19 pandemic have once again shone the spotlight on the abuse of power in... →
21st October 2020 In 1992, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad was set up by the Commissioner for Police to curb a spate of armed robberies in Nigeria. By 2009 it had... →
21st October 2020 South Africa’s stringent lockdown earlier this year may have saved lives by containing the spread of Covid-19. New Covid-19 infections have been... →
20th October 2020 South Africa’s former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, provoked a political storm recently when she suggested that public servants implicated in... →
16th October 2020 Two days after Nigeria celebrated its sixtieth year of independence, a video of a young man brazenly killed by a member of the notorious Special... →
15th October 2020 Since the year 2000, South Africa has made big strides in lowering levels of both child and adult hunger, as well as improving food security for... →
12th October 2020 When South African Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced recently that the government was considering a R50-billion subsidy to the minibus... →
8th October 2020 As the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many felt a sense of apprehension about what would happen when it reached Africa.... →