By Robert Flummerfelt and Ange Kasongo BUTEMBO, Democratic Republic of Congo, Thomson Reuters Foundation//-More than 20 Congolese women have accused aid workers of sexual abuse in new claims that include rape and unwanted pregnancies, with United Nations investigators uncovering similar allegations of workers exploiting vulnerable women.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari (left) and late Chadian president Idriss Deby during a 2019 summit of Sahel-Saharan States. Brahim Adji/AFP via Getty Images Folahanmi Aina, King’s College London The death of Chad’s President Idriss Dèby has inevitably alarmed foreign and national security policymakers in Nigeria, the West African region and as far as France.
Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline in the Sahel country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, an army spokesman said on Tuesday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign against corruption is being undermined from within the governing ANC. EFE-EPA/Yeshiel Panchia Susan Booysen, University of the Witwatersrand It appears, for the moment, that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has won a key battle in the war for control of the governing African National Congress (ANC), of which he is also […]
While the world grappled with the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, war-torn Sudan had yet another catastrophe to contend with: a devastating flood that swept across the country in July 2020.
Niger troops on patrol. Photo by Sia Kambou/AFP via Getty Images Olayinka Ajala, Leeds Beckett University Events in Niger took a dramatic turn days before the country was about to make history by conducting the first transfer of power from one democratically elected government to another since its independence from France in 1960.
Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno and French President Emmanuel Macron in France. France has been a long-time supporter of the Deby regime. Chesnot/Getty Images Helga Dickow, University of Freiburg Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has ruled since 1990, is gearing up to take on his sixth mandate as head of state. Elections are scheduled […]