US Zimbabwe sanctions: Security minister targeted

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted: “State-sanctioned violence in Zimbabwe must end now” The US has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe’s state security minister amid human rights concerns. Owen Ncube would be denied entry to the US because of evidence he was involved in “gross violations of human rights”, a state […]

Sudan revolution: Meet the ‘Mother of martyrs’

Ahlam Khidir’s son was killed in a peaceful protest against Sudan’s government in September 2013. She refused to give up her fight for justice. In the movement that started in December 2018 against then-President Omar al-Bashir, Ahlam became a prominent protester, leading rallies with strong ties to the youth on the ground. She was part […]

Ghana FA: Kurt Okraku is elected as new president after three rounds of voting

Kurt Okraku, the newly elected president of the Ghana Football Association Kurt Okraku is the new president of the Ghana Football Association after edging a close election in Accra on Friday that required three rounds of voting. The 48-year-old former sports journalist was endorsed with 93 votes in the third round after his closest challenger, […]

Zimbabweans march against EU and US sanctions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Government supporters chanted slogans in Harare, in one of the country-wide marches Thousands of people are marching across Zimbabwe in government-organised protests against US and EU sanctions. The demonstrators say the sanctions have ruined the Zimbabwean economy. But the US and EU argue they have been imposed on individuals […]

Sudan revolution: Meet the ‘Mother of martyrs’

Ahlam Khidir’s son was killed in a peaceful protest against Sudan’s government in September 2013. She refused to give up her fight for justice. In the movement that started in December 2018 against then-President Omar al-Bashir, Ahlam became a prominent protester, leading rallies with strong ties to the youth on the ground. She was part […]

Zimbabweans march against EU and US sanctions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Government supporters chanted slogans in Harare, in one of the country-wide marches Thousands of people are marching across Zimbabwe in government-organised protests against US and EU sanctions. The demonstrators say the sanctions have ruined the Zimbabwean economy. But the US and EU argue they have been imposed on individuals […]

Zimbabweans march against EU and US sanctions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Government supporters chanted slogans in Harare, in one of the country-wide marches Thousands of people are marching across Zimbabwe in government-organised protests against US and EU sanctions. The demonstrators say the sanctions have ruined the Zimbabwean economy. But the US and EU argue they have been imposed on individuals […]

Sudan revolution: Meet the ‘Mother of martyrs’

Ahlam Khidir’s son was killed in a peaceful protest against Sudan’s government in September 2013. She refused to give up her fight for justice. In the movement that started in December 2018 against then-President Omar al-Bashir, Ahlam became a prominent protester, leading rallies with strong ties to the youth on the ground. She was part […]

Sudan revolution: Meet the ‘Mother of martyrs’

Ahlam Khidir’s son was killed in a peaceful protest against Sudan’s government in September 2013. She refused to give up her fight for justice. In the movement that started in December 2018 against then-President Omar al-Bashir, Ahlam became a prominent protester, leading rallies with strong ties to the youth on the ground. She was part […]

Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

Joel Tagueu (left) made 10 appearances in all competitions for Maritimo last season Cameroon international Joel Tagueu has said being able to play football again despite being diagnosed with a heart ailment is a “victory”. Tagueu’s heart defect was detected in the build-up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and led to him being […]

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