Category Archives: Politics

South Africa Court: Apartheid-Era Flag Is Hate Speech

South Africa's Equality Court this week ruled it illegal to gratuitously display the apartheid-era flag, in a move that supporters say may soothe South Africa's continuing racial divides 25 years after the end of apartheid.For 66 years, through the ent...

Members of the Entertainment Industry in Sierra Leone Meet President Julius Maada Bio

State House, Freetown� Members of the Sierra Leone Entertainment Industry have met at State House to update His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio on recent developments in the country's performing industry. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affai...

Cameroon President Assists Militia After Boko Haram Raids

Authorities in Cameroon are giving huge consignments of food, money and equipment to militias fighting Boko Haram on the country's northern border with Nigeria. The militias are defending areas from which the military has withdrawn.Twenty-year old catt...

South Sudan Activists Ramp Up Pressure for Unity Government

South Sudan activists on Monday began a campaign to pressure the country's warring parties to meet a fast-approaching deadline to form a unity government as part of their 2018 peace agreement. The Civil Society Forum, a coalition of more than

Breastfeeding Lawmaker Sparks Uproar in Kenyan Parliament

The Kenyan parliament's ejection of a female lawmaker for bringing her five-month-old baby to a session Wednesday has sparked debate on breastfeeding mothers in the workplace. Kenya's parliament in 2017 passed a motion compelling employers to provide s...

Security Council Presidential Statement Stresses West Africa, Sahel Office Needs More Support, Resources amid Growing Demand from Countries in Region

The Security Council underlined the need for more support and adequate resources for the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) today amid increased demands from Guinea-Bissau and post-transition countries in the region.In a sweep...