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Africa

Kenyan doctors’ strike: the government keeps failing to hold up its end of the bargain

    By Kahura Mundia, University of Nairobi   At least 4,000 doctors are employed in Kenya’s public healthcare sector. Almost all of them went on strike on 14 March 2024, demanding the implementation of a labour agreement signed with the government in 2017. The agreement promised higher salaries, better working conditions and the recruitment of doctors. The Kenyan government said it didn’t have the money to honour the agreement, […]

todayApril 29, 2024 8

Namibia

Amushehelo demands President’s attention on jobs crisis

Activist and Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters member, Michael Amushehelo is leading a protest against youth unemployment. Despite challenges in delivering their petition on Independence Day, he remains committed. Amushehelo plans to personally deliver the petition to President Nangolo Mbumba's office and insists on the President's acknowledgment.

todayMarch 27, 2024 32

World

South Sudan opposition protests party registration fee hike

    South Sudanese opposition parties protested Monday at an "exorbitant" $50,000 fee to register ahead of the fragile country's first ever elections, branding it a slap in the face for democracy. The world's youngest nation is due to go to the polls by the end of the year under a 2018 peace deal, although the United Nations and others say key obstacles still need to be overcome if they […]

todayMarch 25, 2024 9

World

Free movement in west Africa: three countries leaving Ecowas could face migration hurdles

    By Franzisca Zanker, Arnold Bergstraesser Institute; Amanda Bisong, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Leonie Jegen, University of Amsterdam   For Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso, a recent decision to withdraw from the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has thrown up questions about how they will navigate regional mobility in future. Ecowas covers a variety of sectors, but migration is a major one. The bloc’s protocols since 1979 […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024 3

Environment

Furious protesting Indian farmers stalled but defiant

    By Arunabh SAIKIA Shambhu, India, Feb 14, 2024 (AFP) - The line of tractors stretches nearly far as one can see -- thousands of protesting Indian farmers heading to the capital New Delhi, determined to bring their anger and woes to politicians. Many have driven on slow-moving tractors across India's northern Punjab state to demand guaranteed crop prices, waving flags, honking horns and chanting protest slogans. But they […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024 4

World

Moroccan protesters demand end to relations with Israel

More pushback for Israel as thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets of Rabat calling for an end to ties with Israel, over its actions in Gaza. Politicians from across the spectrum are reported to have been among the crowds. According to the BBC, Morocco established diplomatic ties with Israel in 2020 under a US-brokered Abraham Accords.

todayFebruary 12, 2024 4

Interview Transcripts

Michael Saddam Amushelelo Addresses Tobias Hainyeko Protest, Demands Accountability

Date: Jan 25, 2024 | Leonard Witbeen Activist Michael Saddam Amushelelo shed light on an ongoing protest related to promises made during the COVID-19 pandemic in the former settlements of Windhoek, specifically involving payments of N$1,800 and a monthly grant of N$600 Namibian per month. The protest seeks accountability from the Ministry of Gender, which received funds from the World Food Program intended for the affected individuals. Amushelelo proceeded to […]

todayJanuary 25, 2024 14

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