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Hong Kong's democracy supporters were dealt a huge blow Friday as authorities postponed local elections because of the coronavirus, capping a devastating month of political disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and activists fleeing overseas.
Ethiopian security forces used extrajudicial killings, mass arrests and torture in efforts to suppress an armed group, the Oromo Liberation Army, in 2019, Amnesty International says.
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park, but later spilled onto the streets in violation of police orders.
Amnesty International asks the International Criminal Court to start full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice
Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.
The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has ordered for search of residential houses of people of Cross River State for possible recovery of looted items.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that he is confident of leading first-team affairs for the Nigeria Professional Football League 2019/20 champion when the team gets her continental campaign underway.
Health workers who are members of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria in Ondo State have urged Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to constitute the governing boards for the Ondo State Hospital Management Board and the Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Board.
The decision of a federal court to merely strike out homosexuality charges against 47 Nigerian men shows the failure of the justice system, a human rights group, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), has said.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has rejected the report by Amnesty International on the Lekki shootings.