Guinea Junta Bans Political Protests

CONAKRY, GUINEA — The military junta ruling Guinea has banned political protests after announcing a three-year transition period before civilian rule is restored.”All demonstrations on public roads, whose nature is to jeopardize social tranquility and …

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Tanzania Raises Minimum Wage by Nearly 25%

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA — Tanzania’s president on Saturday approved a nearly 25% increase in the minimum wage, marking a departure from the policies of her autocratic predecessor amid protests about the high cost of living.President Samia Suluhu Hassan…

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