Guinea coup: Who is the leader, and what is next

On Sunday, September 5th 2021, heavy gunfire was reported at the government quarter in Guinea’s capital of Conakry. This was followed by the spread of videos on social media indicating the stunned state of the embattled President Conte…

Hissène Habré, ex-Chadian president from 1982 to 1990

Reports emerged that Hissene Habre, Chad's former president, died while serving a life sentence in Senegal for war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to the Senegalese judicial ministry. Mr Habré was 79 years old at the time of…

Ugandan NGOs decry government suspension

The Executive Director of Uganda's most well-known human rights organization, Chapter Four, and the Chairperson of the Citizens' Coalition for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU) comment on the Ugandan government's decision to shut down 54 civil…

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