INEC says constitutional and legal alterations and amendments alone cannot solve the challenges of the electoral process in the country.
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Committee to Protect Journalists callson the Tanzanian government to provide a detailed public account of the fate of freelance journalist Azory Gwanda.
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired live ammunition, killing one person, in dispersing opposition protests on June 30, 2019.
Sudan’s military council and coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections.
The authorities have struggled to maintain a balance between regulating against extreme views and hate speech and preserving the right to free speech.
Sunday’s march could become a pivotal moment in Sudan’s six-month-old uprising that brought down longtime ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
Sudanese protesters were hopeful that the ouster of former president Omar al-Bashir would signal a break from 30 years of abuses.
Research suggests summary executions, enforced disappearances, unlawful arrest and detention, and torture remain all too common in Rwanda.
As Ethiopia observed a national day of mourning as primer minister’s office called an attempted regional coup, but why the attack and his motives.
On June 23, organizers estimate that more than 250,000 protesters in Prague gathered to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.