Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:16:48 GMT
Fear of Further Crackdown As Constitutional Poll Nears
[HRW] Guinea's government should respect freedom of assembly and ensure security force discipline in advance of the March 1, 2020 constitutional referendum, Human Rights Watch said today. The referendum on a new constitution could clear the way for P...

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 04:32:24 GMT
Pirates Attack German Container Ship Off West African Coast
[DW] Maritime piracy has increased off the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea, despite preventative measures. The issues lie on land rather than at sea. Is it time for the international community to intervene?

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:36:34 GMT
UN Committee On Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to Review Belgium, Benin, Guinea, Norway, Ukraine
[OHCHR] Geneva -The above are among the 170 States that are party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. They are required to undergo regular reviews by the Committee of 18 independent international experts on how they...

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 16:20:47 GMT
Eight Priorities for the African Union in 2020
[ICG] Addis Ababa/Nairobi/Brussels -What's new? African leaders meet in Addis Ababa this week for the annual African Union (AU) summit. This year's theme is "Silencing the Guns", reflecting the continental body's earlier aspirations to end conflicts ...

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:10:53 GMT
Security Forces Gun Down Two in Renewed Violence Against Demonstrators
[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is deeply concerned by the continuous bloody crackdown on demonstrators opposed to attempts by President Conde to seek a third term in office, and calls on the authorities to call the security forces...