Arab Spring News

Algeria's Bouteflika: highlights in a long presidency

- January 2011: Food riots erupt amid the regional upheaval of the Arab Spring and five people are killed and more than 800 injured.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 18, 2019

Tunisia hit by general strike, amid economic tensions

Thursday's strike comes after new tensions erupted last month when a journalist set himself on fire to protest unfulfilled promises of Tunisia's 2011 Arab Spring revolution.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

#GoT: Why the feather in the new teaser is more important than it seems

The first Obama administration, Prince William marrying Kate Middleton, the Arab Spring - this was a long time ago, so you'd be forgiven for forgetting how this GoT story all began.

IOL , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Tunisia: Socioeconomic injustice persists 8 years after uprising

Tunisia is often touted as the Arab Spring's only success story - and for good reason.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 14, 2019

8 years on, Tunisians say revolt gave them 'freedom' but not 'dignity'

Like many of his compatriots Jbeli says he does not regret taking part in the first of the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region and forced out veteran strongmen like Tunisia's president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

Memories of Arab Spring Arab governments have scrambled to provide support, anxious to avoid any repetition of the upheavals that rocked the region in 2011.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 13, 2019

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

Memories of Arab Spring Arab governments have scrambled to provide support, anxious to avoid any repetition of the upheavals that rocked the region in 2011.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Dreaming of a February surprise

Unlike the Tunisia-inspired Arab Spring, for example, it would entail no upheaval.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

In Sudan, no one is clear on what happens after al-Bashir

The protesters often chant "freedom, peace and justice" and "the people want to bring down the regime" - the latter the chief slogan of the Arab Spring revolts of 2011.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

– Memories of Arab Spring – Arab governments have scrambled to provide support, anxious to avoid any repetition of the upheavals that rocked the region in 2011.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 12, 2019