Originally objecting to a proposed fuel tax rise, protesters soon reflected a wider discontent about President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.
The man, who wanted to remain anonymous, told me he was originally a fisherman and that was his main source of income but things changed when an illegal trawler destroyed his net.
Given past difficulties in pushing through the gender bill, many had expected President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto, and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga - who now leads the main opposition grouping - to read the riot act to their MPs.
Rwanda scrapped the death penalty in 2007 in an effort to encourage countries that oppose capital punishment to hand over genocide suspects.
The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) confirmed in an emailed statement on Tuesday that its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, had not participated in the signing ahead of February’s election.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Russian strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela in a show of support for the government there that infuriated Washington.
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon’s oil union began a three-day strike on Tuesday across all facilities after the layoff of Total workers, it said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Implied volatility on South Africa’s rand rose by its most since the last finance minister reshuffling in October, amid worries over the country’s sovereign credit ratings, power supply interruptions and next year’s electi...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2018.
An armed forces investigation of the crash, which killed both pilots aboard the helicopter, found that neither a technical defect nor material fatigue were to blame, according to the official who has seen the report.