Africa


Pleas For Humanitarian Aid As Atrocities Carried Out In The Central African Republic

On Friday, October 6th, Najat Rochdi, the coordinator for humanitarian affairs in the Central African Republic (CAR), pled for further investment into the nation to alleviate its critical state. At the meeting, held in Cameroon by the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Rochdi asked for funding to […]


The U.S. Permanently Lifts Sanctions on Sudan

The Sudanese people awoke Friday morning to find out that the Trump Administration had lifted the 20-year trade embargo against their country. As stated in a previous article, President Trump Delays Decision to Permanently Lift Sanctions On the Sudan, the current administration announced in early July that it would delay […]


Over 100 Feared Dead In Cameroon After Security Officers Opened Fire On Protesters

It has been revealed that more than 100 persons were killed by security officers following protests in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon by members of pro-Southern Cameroons groups to proclaim the Independence of the country last Sunday, October 1, 2017. The revelation was made by the Central Africa Human Rights […]


Finally, An End To The Palestinian Rift?

Since the administrative rift of 2007, when Palestine was divided into the Hamas-controlled Gaza and Fatah’s West Bank, various attempts at governmental reconciliation have failed. One such attempt in 2014 under a ‘Unity Government’, a merger of the opposing political factions, created an institution considered to be greatly in favour […]


Egypt’s LGBTQ Community Not Illegal But Publicly Condemned

Indie-rock band Mashrou’ Leila may face a performance ban in Egypt after multiple controversial arrests at their recent show in Cairo. Seven concertgoers were arrested after waving LGBTQ pride flags throughout the performance. The Lebanese band and openly gay lead singer Hamed Sinno, have previously been prevented from performing in Jordan. […]


Israel-Africa Summit Cancelled As A Result Of Rising Political Unrest

The Israel-Africa Summit, scheduled to be held this October in Togo, has been postponed due to rising unrest in the country. President Gnassingbé Eyadéma’s recent regimes have been received with overwhelming dissatisfaction by the public, with mass protests resulting in Togo being an unstable city to host the Summit. In addition, […]


A Kenyan Constitutional Crisis: What Happens If Elections Are Not Held Within 60 Days? 3

By now, the whole world knows that Kenya made history when its Supreme Court nullified the results of the presidential election earlier this month. The court further ordered that a new presidential election be held within 60 days, as the Kenyan Constitution dictates. A new election has since been set […]