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Cairo News

Patrick Zaki to remain in custody for an additional 45 days

  A judge in the third section of the anti-terrorism court seated in Cairo has delayed the trial of Egyptian student-activist Patrick Zaki. The pronouncement of the 45-day delayed sentence was made...
Cairo News

Scarlett Johansson calls for freedom for Patrick Zaki and other Egyptian activists

A video of the movie star for the Egyptian student of the University of Bologna and other prisoners states, "A true democracy should celebrate these boys and not imprison them”. The U.S. actress S...
Nairobi News

Beyonce hit with criticism over celebrative video on Africa

Since the Beyonce's trailer’s release, people on social media have aired their opinions on the visual. Some are unflattered over her portrayal of the African continent.  It was only a few weeks ago w...
Cape Town News

A brief history of Apartheid in South Africa

Apartheid in South Africa was a direct result of racial inequality and imperialism in the 1900’s that led to extensive political, social, and economic struggles. Translated from the Afrikaans meani...
Cape Town News

Cape Town unites against women abuse

On Monday, 2 September 2019 a very emotional night vigil was held at the University of Cape Town (UCT) after a 42-year old man confessed to raping and killing 19-year old student Uyinene Mrwetyana. A...
Cape Town News

Cape Town monument to Tutu

Arch for Arch tribute to be unveiled on Archbishop Tutu's birthday. Cape Town will unveil a monument dedicated to Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu on 7 October to celebrate the 86th birthday of the m...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency

Emergency measures had been in effect since last October. Ethiopia has lifted the country's state of emergency which had been in place since last October 2016, following a parliament session on 4 Aug...
Cairo News

Italian student found dead in Cairo with signs of torture

Investigation after body of missing Italian student indicates “slow death”. Italy and Egypt have launched a joint investigation after the body of missing Italian student Giulio Regeni was found in...
Cape Town News

Reconciliation Day in Cape Town

Cape Town March for the Arch. In Cape Town Reconciliation Day on 16 December is being celebrated by a march in honour of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah. The theme of the March for the Ar...
Nairobi News

Nairobi protests after women stripped

Police make arrests after women assaulted for wearing miniskirts Police in Nairobi have arrested about 100 people following several recent cases of women being attacked and stripped by groups of me...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia frees Swedish journalists

Ethiopia has pardoned and freed two Swedish journalists who were arrested last year in the rebel Ogaden region and had been serving an 11-year jail sentence for "supporting terrorism". The pardon o...
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