Protest

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 6th, 2014
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Agence France Presse ADDIS ABABA – Hundreds of Muslims protesters demonstrated in Ethiopia Friday, demanding the release of 17 of their leaders jailed under terrorism charges last year. “What the government is doing doesn’t solve the problem, rather it will worsen the situation,R...
By IAfrica
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May 4th, 2014
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Nigerians living in New York City took to the streets of New York yesterday to protest the kidnap of over 250 Chibok schoolgirls. They were joined by other non-Nigerians who walked with them in solidarity. The protesters all adorned Africa headgear as they walked the streets and finally stopped at th...
By IAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2014
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South Africa: Politician Julius Malema leads thousands of supporters to nation’s state broadcaster to protest over SABC’s ban on his party’s election advertisement. Egypt: Pro-democracy April 6 youth movement vows to file appeal against the group’s ban by Egypt court. Zimbabwe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — Ethiopia’s youngest opposition party, the Blue Party, says it will try again to hold a demonstration against the government. The party had planned to hold a protest this past weekend, but was stopped when more than 100 members were arrested. The Blue Party held a successful demons...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 12th, 2013
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GREG NICOLSON spent the long weekend at a service delivery protest in Protea South, Soweto. Exhausted by trying to describe images of the hope, chaos, and despair that define such events, he opens the dictionary to define pictures of a dusty community, tired of promises, and in need of electricity. D...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2013
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By Philipp Sandner, DW Muslims in Ethiopia are angry over the detention of 29 religious leaders and activists and are calling for their release. They believe they have been wrongly accused of terrorism. Speaking to DW, Claire Beston, an expert on Ethiopia at Amnesty International said “we think...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 18th, 2013
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GONDAR, Ethiopia,  – Since the violent quashing of political protests after the ruling party won Ethiopia’s 2005 elections, this East African nation has seen little in the way of political dissent. That is, until the last few months. Since June, the country has witnessed mass protests in three ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 14th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Ethiopian activists on Sunday July 14 requested the release of writers and political detainees imprisoned under anti-terror legislation in demonstrations in two major towns. In extraordinary open overflows of annoyance, individuals walked calmly in the towns of Gondar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 19th, 2013
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(AFP) CONAKRY — Youths clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, a day after authorities in the west African nation praised a rare peaceful pro-democracy demonstration in the country. Youths in the suburbs of the capital Conakry erected barricades and burned car tyres while chanting slogans ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 1st, 2013
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Police fire water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Cairo during violent demonstrations about the country’s leadership.   Protesters throwing stones at security forces in Cairo One person has been killed and dozens injured during clashes between police and protesters in the Egyptian capital ...