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General Traore Takes Over Burkina Faso

General Traore Takes Over Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s military chief has taken over as head of state in Burkina Faso. This development comes in the wake of violent protests at President Blaise Compaore’s attempt to extend his 27-year rule. “In line with constitutional measures, and given the power vacuum, I will[Read More...]

by October 31, 2014 5 comments News
Burkina Faso Presidency Is Vacant

Burkina Faso Presidency Is Vacant

Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power, an army spokesman has told demonstrators in the capital, Ouagadougou. Mr Compaore had earlier said he would step down after a 12-month transitional government had ended. However, the opposition continued to demand that he resign,[Read More...]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment News
US Punches Gambia On Face

US Punches Gambia On Face

The United States has punched the Gambia government for the disappearance of two US citizens and violating the rights of people. In a statement at the 20th Session of the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Switzerland, US Ambassador said his government is deeply dismayed by[Read More...]

by October 29, 2014 4 comments News
Gambian Activist Victims In Geneva

Gambian Activist Victims In Geneva

The activist victims of the Gambia’s repressive and dictatorial regime have just entered the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to observe the country’s representative present overall human rights report. Dr. Amadou Scattered Janneh, former Gambian Minister of Communication and Kairo News Executive Editor, Musa[Read More...]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments News
Former Gambian MP Foday Makalo Passed Away

Former Gambian MP Foday Makalo Passed Away

Foday Makalo was once labelled by the ex-Gambian President Sir Dawda Jawara as “Foday Mmee kalan lon” meaning, Foday it is hard to describe you in a political rally. Foday Makalo, a fire brand opposition parliamentarian of the National Convention Party (NCP),  was described as[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 4 comments News
UN Report Damns Guinea’s Appalling Detention Conditions

UN Report Damns Guinea’s Appalling Detention Conditions

Detainees and prisoners in Guinea are held in squalid, overcrowded facilities that fall far short of international human rights standards, according to a new UN report released Monday on human rights in detention centres in the country.Based on visits by the UN Human Rights Office[Read More...]

by October 27, 2014 0 comments Africa, News

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