As part of a decade-old criminal probe, Egyptian authorities summoned at least five human rights activists for questioning in July 2021.
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Kais Saied has been sacked by Tunisia’s troubled politicians as an experienced outsider despite a landslide in the 2019 presidential.
Owners of looted shops in Soweto accuse the South African government of neglecting them during this month’s violence and looting.
The landlocked country once known as Swaziland is cracking down on pro-democracy protesters, sparking a crisis in Southern Africa.
Tunisia is disintegrating, where the Arab Spring began. It may, however, not be too late to salvage the country’s shaky democracy.
Tanzania’s opposition leader was arrested last week and charged with plotting to kill state officials, dashing hopes for a democratic turn.
America struggles to shake off support for dictators in Africa yet leading figures in some of its lobby firms are doing the contrary.
Tunisia faced its worst crisis in a decade of democracy Monday, when President Kais Saied deposed the cabinet and halted parliament.
Tunisia’s political troubles have been worsened by a rapidly declining health condition as the Delta form of the coronavirus gains hold.
Somalia’ elections scheduled to begin on Sunday have been postponed due to months of delays in the profoundly insecure Horn of Africa country.