Cameroon’s President Praises Return to Peace

Cameroonian President Paul Biya said in a December 31 address to the nation that newfound collaboration between his military and civilians has greatly contributed to bringing about peace in the troubled English-speaking regions of the country. The president spoke of the impact of the novel coronavirus. In a message broadcast on all local radio and […]

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Ethiopian Rights Body: Security Forces Kill at Least 76 in Summer Unrest After Musician’s Killing

Ethiopia’s state-appointed human rights commission said Friday that security forces killed at least 76 people and wounded nearly 200 during violent unrest in June and July that followed the killing of a popular singer. The commission also detailed brutality by civilians involved in the clashes, saying some attackers decapitated and tortured people after dragging them […]

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Nigerians Hopeful but Skeptical as Buhari Opens New Year With Promises

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation on New Year’s Day, pledging to tackle security problems, revive the economy and distribute coronavirus vaccines. But some Nigerians are skeptical Buhari and his government can live up to the promises. In his nearly 20-minute televised address, Buhari said his government would take a different approach to key […]

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