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By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Nov 7th, 2012
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Cameroonian security forces used teargas to disperse about a thousand opposition supporters who had gathered in the commercial capital on Tuesday to protest against President Paul Biya as he marked 30 years in power, witnesses said. Biya, 79, has kept Cameroon, an oil producer and major cocoa grower,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 4th, 2012
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Cairo – Protesters and soldiers threw rocks at each other over a barbed wire barricade near the defence ministry in Cairo on Friday, with several protesters injured, AFP reporters said. Bleeding protesters were ferried away by motorbike by fellow demonstrators and ambulances rushed to the scene...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2011
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Uganda has charged six opposition supporters with treason, saying the suspects had been recruiting members for two previously unknown rebel groups, a senior police official said on Tuesday. However, an official of Uganda’s largest opposition party said the charges were part of continuing govern...
By benim
In News
Apr 14th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG – South African authorities are investigating after state TV showed police beating a man who was later found dead with bullet wounds. Moses Dlamini, spokesman for the Independent Complaints Directorate, said Thursday his agency is trying to identify the armed officers shown on national T...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 24th, 2011
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An Egyptian committee set up to investigate violence during demonstrations that toppled Hosni Mubarak has laid charges against the former president for the murder of protesters, a state newspaper said. The committee had also accused the former interior minister of ordering police to open fire at demo...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 24th, 2011
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Egypt’s Public Prosecutor said on Wednesday he had referred the former interior minister and four other officers for trial on charges of killing protesters during the uprising that toppled president Hosni Mubarak. More than 360 people died in the uprising and thousands were injured, when police...
By benim
In News
Mar 1st, 2011
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Harare – Zimbabwean police and troops put on a show of force in the capital amid calls for protests against the long time authoritarian ruler on Tuesday. The calls appeared to have gone unheeded, with no demonstrators on the streets Tuesday. Armoured cars, trucks of riot police and Israeli-buil...