Draft Law Could Return Tunisia to a Police State

[HRW] Since the fall of the government of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, Tunisia’s nascent democracy has made great strides. These include the adoption of a new constitution, greater media freedom, and free and democratic elections. These c…

[HRW] Since the fall of the government of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, Tunisia's nascent democracy has made great strides. These include the adoption of a new constitution, greater media freedom, and free and democratic elections. These changes were reflected in the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015 to a coalition of civil society groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Govt Seeks to Run Roughshod Over Land Rights

[HRW] Since Uganda’s February 2016 elections, there has been widespread speculation that the government would try to change the constitution to entrench the power of ruling elites. The focus has been the possible removal of presidential age limits, pav…

[HRW] Since Uganda's February 2016 elections, there has been widespread speculation that the government would try to change the constitution to entrench the power of ruling elites. The focus has been the possible removal of presidential age limits, paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni - in power for 31 years - to run again.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Revealed – Why Odinga Attended Presidential Debate

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga said he agreed to attend last night’s debate after getting assurances that he would not have to share the stage with fringe candidates.

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga said he agreed to attend last night's debate after getting assurances that he would not have to share the stage with fringe candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Consultants, Doctors Give Free Health Services to IDP Returnees

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -Ten consultants and 15 doctors in various specialties have given health care services to 640 internally displaced persons who returned to Buni Yadi town, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -Ten consultants and 15 doctors in various specialties have given health care services to 640 internally displaced persons who returned to Buni Yadi town, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Peacekeeper Killed By Militias in Central African Republic

[Focac] Rabat -A Moroccan peacekeeper has been killed and three others injured in an ambush in the southern city of Bangassou in Central African Republic, local media reported on Monday.

[Focac] Rabat -A Moroccan peacekeeper has been killed and three others injured in an ambush in the southern city of Bangassou in Central African Republic, local media reported on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic