October 21, 2020

Ivory Coast: Opposition Candidates To Boycott Electoral Process

The two leading opposition candidates in Ivory Coast’s October 31 presidential vote on Thursday asked their supporters to actively boycott the electoral process as the ...
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France fines Congo activist for seizing Paris museum artefact

An activist has been fined €1,000 (£901) for removing an African artefact from a Paris museum in protest at France’s colonial-era looting of art. Emery ...
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African Development Bank Group Appoints Ms. Yacine Fal As New Director General

African Development Bank Group Appoints Ms. Yacine Fal, Director General, Cabinet Office of the President As Director General, Ms. FaI will oversee the administrative and ...
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Protesters knock down Roosevelt, Lincoln statues in Portland

Protesters overturned statues of former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday night in a declaration of “rage” towards Columbus Day. ...
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Côte d’Ivoire: Opposition Joined Forces at an Anti-Ouattara Rally

The Ivorian opposition came together at a rally denouncing the election candidacy of President Ouattara.   Opposition Unite! Political opposition leaders and their supporters joined forces ...
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Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo in final race to become WTO boss

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday South Korea’s trade minister and a Harvard-trained former Nigerian finance minister were in running to become the ...
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France to vote on art restitution to Senegal and Benin

French members of parliament were voting on Tuesday on the possible restitution of art and cultural treasures to Senegal and Benin. The 26 items of ...
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Senegal’s Grand Magal Pilgrimage Holds Despite Covid-19 Pandemic

Tens of thousands of Muslims gathered at Senegal’s holy city of Touba on Monday, for the annual Grand Magal- a pilgrimage which honours the founder ...
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Trump’s drive-by photo-op amid COVID treatment slammed

US President Donald Trump, who has been hospitalised with COVID-19, was driven around outside the medical facility on Sunday so he could wave to a ...
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Human Rights Lawyers Sue Trump Administration Over ‘Unconstitutional’ ICC Sanctions

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Human rights lawyers launched a legal challenge on Thursday to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order imposing economic sanctions on employees of ...
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