Daily Archives: February 28, 2020

Togolese Election: President Expects To Extend His Family’s 53-Year Rule

On Saturday 22nd February, the Togolese people went to the polls for the first round of their Presidential elections, but few predict the results to be a surprise. This round will see the 15-year incumbent, Faure Gnassingbé, face off against six opposition candidates. In a new election format introduced in […]

780 Million People In China Are Living Under Travel Restrictions Due To The Coronavirus Outbreak

As the number of coronavirus cases has risen to a staggering 79,000 worldwide, China has enforced a partial or total lockdown on 780 million of its residents. Called the “people’s war” against the spread of Covid-19, quarantine measures include travel restrictions, the banning of non-essential vehicles on local roadways, and […]

Al-Bashir May Finally Face Justice For Crimes Against Humanity

The Government of Sudan recently announced that it was willing to hand over former President Omar Al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court. Should this happen, Bashir will most likely be put on trial, with a high likelihood of conviction. The ICC accused Bashir of committing crimes against humanity in 2009 […]