In an extraordinary speech to the nation on September 10, 2019, Paul Biya, President of Cameroon since
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Prominent doctor and activist Peter Magombeyi leader of Zimbabwe doctors’ strike was abducted and tortured but can’t recall details of his disappearance.
In an extraordinary speech President Biya of Cameroon called for a national dialogue to solve the Anglophone conflict. Here are five pitfalls of the call.
UN Refugee Agency said the life sentencing of separatist leaders by Cameroon Military court violates the fundamental principle of non-refoulement practice.
September 2, 2019, South Africa recorded another spate of xenophobic violence against foreign national in South Africa’s commercial capital, Johannesburg.
As compared to decried white minority rule Mugabe was an economic disaster. He died more a foe to Zimbabwean people, an oppressor, than a hero or liberator.
Life sentence for Ambazonian leader Ayuk Tabe may be a threat to world peace. An international forum should address the Anglophone conflict in Cameroon.
Repression of 16 August 2019 Zimbabwe protests places the Southern African nation more on the path of instability. Zimbabwe needs urgent political reforms.
Democracy Chronicles welcomes the release of its author, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Benny Tai, and urges Beijing to respect democratic rights.
Protests are a democratic right but tensions building to protests slated for August 16 make a Zimbabwe national dialogue a way forward in Zimbabwe.