Hard-Fought Rights Are Slipping Away, Says Afrobarometer
Civic and political space is closing as governments clamp down on citizen's freedoms, a new report shows.
allAfrica, 23 April 2019
Civic and political space is closing as governments clamp down on citizen's freedoms, says Afrobarometer in a new report. The pan-African research network, based in Accra,… Read more »
Ugandan soldiers beating up Reuters photojournalist James Akena as he covered the protests over the detention of several Opposition MPs in Kampala (file photo0.
The Conversation Africa, 25 April 2019
In recent months, persistent protesters in Algeria and Sudan have faced down government repression to depose long-time political leaders. Unfortunately, these two countries are the… Read more »
Afrobarometer, 23 April 2019
Freedom slipping? Africa's closing political space marked by less freedom and a willingness to trade liberties for security Africans see their individual freedoms diminishing, and… Read more »
Ugandan police have arrested Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, who is popularly known as Bobi Wine, after shutting down one of his concerts and firing teargas at his fans, ... Read more »
According to the Constitution, Abdelkader Bensalah will assume the function of the sead of state for a maximum period of 90 days, during which presidential elections will be ... Read more »
In a judgment on an application filed by three Tanzanian non-governmental organizations, the Arusha-based East African Court of Justice has found that multiple sections of ... Read more »