Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in the South African capital Pretoria for protests urging President Jacob Zuma to step down. Wednesday’s march to Union Buildings, the official seat of government, was organised by a coalition of opposition parties following nationwide rallies against Zuma last week. The president’s recent dismissal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan stoked…

'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers

An “alarming” number of children in Africa, most of them girls, have been used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram in 2017, according to UNICEF. In the countries fighting Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – 27 children have been used in suicide attacks by the armed group…

Children bearing the brunt of South Sudan refugee crisis

Ngomoromo, Uganda – What stands out most when you visit the Ngomoromo transit camp for South Sudan refugees in northern Uganda is the number of children. They are all from South Sudan’s town of Pajok where clashes broke out last week between government forces and fighters from SPLM/A-IO, the main armed opposition rebel group. It’s natural for…

Remise des diplômes aux membres d’Amplify

Le Kenya prend les premières places décernées par Amplify à Nairobi Zain Verjee, aKoma Co-fondateur NAIROBI, Kenya, 11 avril 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Amplify, le premier programme d’enseignement payant d’Afrique pour créateurs de contenus, a tenu sa première cérémonie de remise des prix le vendredi 7 avril à Nairobi, Kenya. Trois équipes de jeunes créateurs…