More than 700 pelicans found dead in Senegal world heritage site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rangers are investigating mystery deaths at Djoudj bird sanctuary, a migratory pitstop for hundreds of bird species Seven hundred and fifty pelicans have been found dead in a Unesco Läs mer…

'Things are getting worse': Tunisia protests rage on as latest victim named

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The latest victim of Tunisia’s current unrest has been named as Haykel Rachdi, from Sbeitla in Kasserine, near the Algerian border. He died of his injuries on Monday night Läs mer…

Egypt’s political prisoners ‘denied healthcare and subject to reprisals’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A decade after the uprising that overturned politics in Egypt, political prisoners are being targeted inside the country’s overcrowded prison system. Egypt’s prisons hold at least twice the number Läs mer…

Ugandan military 'still surrounding' Bobi Wine's house despite court ruling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Security forces in Uganda are yet to withdraw from around the home of presidential challenger Bobi Wine, despite a ruling by a judge on Monday rebuking authorities for holding Läs mer…

Central African Republic suffers food shortages as rebels cut off capital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Central African Republic is facing serious food shortages as election violence has cut off the country and stranded hundreds of trucks carrying supplies outside its borders. Food prices have Läs mer…

Jonas Gwangwa, South African jazz musician and activist, dies aged 83

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trombonist heralded by president Cyril Ramaphosa as ‘a giant of our revolutionary cultural movement’ Jonas Gwangwa, the Oscar-nominated South African jazz musician who campaigned against apartheid for decades, has Läs mer…

How the Arab spring unfolded – a visualisation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A decade ago this month, protests forced Tunisia’s authoritarian president, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, to flee his country. It was a quick and relatively peaceful revolution, coming after decades Läs mer…

'The lockdown was political': Chad under strain ahead of election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For Abdulgadir Sanousi the decision to lock down the capital of Chad was “a nightmare”. His work driving from N’Djamena to Moundou in the south four times a week Läs mer…

'The release of six decades of fear': Egypt's lost revolution

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; 25 January 2011 marked the start of Hosni Mubarak’s fall but also moves by the military to take over In the centre of the place where it all began, Läs mer…

Fabled ark could be among ancient treasures in danger in Ethiopia’s deadly war

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It has been hidden from view for thousands of years, and its whereabouts never proved. But if the Ark of the Covenant indeed rests in a chapel in northern Läs mer…