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APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

Protest in Jos over detention of Senator Jang by EFCC

Protests rock the Plateau State High Court, Jos over the continuing detention of Jonah David Jang, a former Plateau State governor and current senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly embezzling N6.3 billion.

India govt approves death penalty for child rapists

India’s government on Saturday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a series of other horrific sexual assaults caused nationwide outrage.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir sacks foreign minister

President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday fired Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour, state media reported, after he said that Sudanese diplomats abroad had been unpaid for months.

Gaza protests fade for now, but both sides brace for more

Protests along the Gaza border with Israel have dwindled after the conflict's deadliest day in years, but both sides braced for further tensions Monday after Palestinians called for more demonstrations.

Sudan releases dozens arrested over bread protests

Activists say Sudanese authorities have released dozens of people arrested for taking part in last month's protests against rising bread prices.

Protests over mining deaths pose new challenge to Morocco

Protests over the deaths of three young men extracting coal from dangerous, abandoned mines are posing a new challenge to Morocco's government.

Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held talks Saturday with political parties, unions and employers to discuss means to overcome a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.

Sudanese protest over rising price of bread

Sudanese have expressed their wrath over the increasing hike in the prices of bread, following protests across the country on Sunday, in which one student died.

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as prime minister warns of clampdown

A third night of unrest has shaken Tunisia where authorities said Thursday more than 600 people have been arrested this week as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.

Tunisian govt denounces unrest after protester dies

Tunisia's prime minister promised on Tuesday to crack down on rioters after violent protests over price hikes left one person dead and raised fears of broader unrest in the country that was the birthplace of the Arab Spring.

Niger Assembly screens commissioner nominees

Protests and petition almost stopped the commencement of the screening of commissioner nominees by the Niger State of Assembly on Tuesday.

Student’s suicide sparks violence in Indian university

Violent protests broke out at a University in Southern India after a student allegedly committed suicide after she was caught cheating in an exam, officials said Thursday.

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