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Equatorial Guinea: 98 Killed in a Series of Explosions

MALABO, 8 March 2021 – At least 98 people have been killed and 615 others injured in a series of...
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Equatorial Guinea: 98 Killed in a Series of Explosions

Niger: Issoufou Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

NIAMEY, 8 March 2021 - Niger's outgoing President Mahamadou Issoufou is the 2020 winner of the five million dollar Mo...
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Niger: Issoufou Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Mozambique: Nationwide Vaccination Launched

MAPUTO, 8 March 2021 – Mozambique has launched nationwide vaccinations against the new coronavirus, with health professionals prioritized. The elderly...
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Mozambique: Nationwide Vaccination Launched

Brukina Faso: Six Killed in Ambush Attack

OUAGADOUGOU, 8 March 2021 – A soldier and five civilians have been killed in an ambush by jihadist militants in...
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Brukina Faso: Six Killed in Ambush Attack

Senegal: Violence Fears Force School Closures

DAKAR, 8 March 2021 – Schools in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, are shut for this week amidst fears that some...
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Senegal: Violence Fears Force School Closures

West Africa: Ex-Leaders to Advance Democracy

LAGOS, 8 March 2021 – Seven former West African leaders have established a mechanism to promote democracy and prevent post-election...
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West Africa: Ex-Leaders to Advance Democracy

Zimbabwe: Calls for End to Evictions

NEW YORK, 8 March 2021 - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Zimbabwean government to stop the eviction...
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Zimbabwe: Calls for End to Evictions

Ethiopia: Crimes Against Humanity Probe

Ethiopia: Crimes Against Humanity Probe NEW YORK, 8 March 2021 - The United Nations sbould urgently establish an independent inquiry...
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Ethiopia: Crimes Against Humanity Probe

Happy Women’s Day 2021

To Every African Woman, With Love WASHINGTON, DC, 8 March 2021 - We certainly owe our lives to God. Yet,...
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Happy Women’s Day 2021

Cote d’Ivoire: Legislative Elections Underway

ABIDJAN, 7 March 2021 – The vote count is underway in Cote d’Ivoire after voters cast ballots in the west...
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Cote d’Ivoire: Legislative Elections Underway

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Ambazonia-Cameroon: Congress Requests TPS or DED

By africafreedom / February 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 17 February 2021 – The U.S. Congress called Wednesday on President Joe Biden to grant Temporary Protective Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) to Southern Camerooians aka Ambazonians and Cameroonians. The request urges the Biden administration to...
Raped by Cameroonian Soldiers - Photo Al Jazeera

Cameroon: Pedophile and Rapist Soldiers Gone Wild

By africafreedom / March 2, 2021 / 0 Comments
ACCRA, 2 March 2021 – Pedophiles and rapist Cameroonian soldiers have ramped up acts of rape and sexual exploitation of girls, women, and children, a recent study and media reports show. Last week, Human Rights Watch (HRW) belatedly published details...
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Africa: Biden’s Immigration-Friendly Policies

By africafreedom / January 29, 2021 / 0 Comments
SPECIAL REPORT WASHINGTON, DCN, 29 January 2021 – Africans visiting, studying, resident or seeking asylum in  the United States are applauding immigration-friendly policies by executive orders announced in his first ten days in power by US President Joseph R. Biden....
US President Joe Biden then VP at US-Africa Summit - Photo AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Africa: Biden to Re-engage Continent

By africafreedom / January 20, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 19 January 2021 – The incoming administration of US President Joseph R. Biden has committed to address the genocidal violence in Soutehrn Camerons aka Ambazonia. In response to questions that cited countries backsliding on democracy, President Joe Biden's...
War Crimes Feared in Tigray - Al Jazeera

Ethiopia-Cameroon: US Wants Investigations

By africafreedom / March 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 2 March 2021 – The US State Department has urged Ethiopia and Cameroon to allow international investigations into allegations of atrocities. In a phone call with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, U.S. Secretary of State called onEthiopia...
Sarkozy Gets Two Years in Prison - Photo The San Diego Union-Tribune

Africa: Two Years in Prison for Sarkozy

By africafreedom / March 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
PARIS, 1 March 2021 - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was sentenced Monday to three years in prison, two of them suspended, on corruption and influence peddling charges. The verdict was handed down in Paris by Judge Christine Mee, the...

Ambazonia-Cameroon: Outrage over Mautu Massacre

By africafreedom / January 16, 2021 / 0 Comments
BUEA, 16 January 2021 – The United Nations, Western democracies and rights groups are slamming Cameroonian authorities for the massacre Sunday of at least eight civilians in Mautu village. The victims included a baby, several teenage-age looking boys and an...
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Cameroon-Ambazonia: Morocco Whitewash Cameroon

By africafreedom / February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments
VICTORIA-LIMBE, 3 February 2021 – Cameroon were routed by defending champions, Morocco, four goals to zero, in the second semi-finals of the 2020 African Nations Championships. Mali had earlier picked up the other ticket to the final of the tournament...
Nkwen Market Reportedly Torched by Cameroonian Soldiers 8 Feb 2021

Ambazonia: Nkwen Market Torched

By africafreedom / February 9, 2021 / 0 Comments
BAMENDA, 9 February 2021 - The second biggest shopping center in the city of Bamenda, in the northern zone of the breakaway Republic of Ambazonia aka Southern Camerons, was torched Monday night, reportedly by Cameroonian soldiers. Video posted on social...
Lady Being Delivered a COVID-19 Jab - Photo Financial Times

Africa: $4bn from USA for COVID Vaccines

By africafreedom / February 19, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 19 February 2021 - U.S. President Joe Biden pledged $4 billion in support to the global vaccine-sharing initiative known as COVAX. Biden said an initial $2 billion will be released by the end of February 2021, with the...


Kenya: Doctors Furious Over Medical Staff Deaths
By bohherbert  /  November 17, 2020
Ghana: J.J. Rawlings Dies at 73
By bohherbert  /  November 13, 2020
Mali: Former President Toumani Toure Passes On
By bohherbert  /  November 13, 2020
Ethiopia: Hundreds Massacred, Amnesty Says
By bohherbert  /  November 13, 2020

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