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Monthly Archives: August 2023

Building Fire In South Africa Kills 64

Building Fire In South Africa Kills 64 Television footage showed fire trucks and ambulances outside the red and white building with burned-out windows, which had been cordoned off by police. Firefighters extiguish a fire in a building in Johannesburg on August 31, 2023. (Photo by Michele Spatari / AFP) By […]

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Zimbabwe’s election was a fight between men – women are sidelined in politics despite quotas

Zimbabwe’s election was a fight between men – women are sidelined in politics despite quotas Zimbabwe ranks low in measures of gender parity in southern Africa. South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique boast 46%, 44% and 42% women’s participation in parliament, respectively.  Joanah Mamombe, MP Elect for Harare West constituency, addresses media at […]

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The Bongo Family’s 56-Year Rule Over Gabon

The Bongo Family’s 56-Year Rule Over Gabon Elections in the country during the dynasty’s decades in power were  followed by protests, then security force crackdowns and ultimately silence, writes Douglas Yates. Until Wednesday, when the Bongo regime was finally overthrown.  Sept. 18, 2022: Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba signs a book of condolence […]

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Who is Brice Oligui Nguema, Gabon’s transition leader?

Who is Brice Oligui Nguema, Gabon’s transition leader? Nguema heads the Gabonese Presidency’s Republican Guard, the country’s most powerful security unit. Gabonese soldiers carry General Brice Oligui Nguema, head of the presidential guard which overthrew President Ali Bongo Ondimba [Screenshot by Gabon 24/AFP] EXPLAINER Minutes after Gabon’s electoral commission announced […]

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Haitians Reject Kenya’s Plan for Armed Intervention

Haitians Reject Kenya’s Plan for Armed Intervention Henry Boisrolin, a member of the Haitian Democratic Committee, pointed out that “1,000 policemen obviously cannot solve the issue of insecurity. Photo- President William Ruto A Kenyan assessment mission arrived in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince on August 20 to evaluate the security situation in the Caribbean […]

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