Archive for August 12th, 2020

Tensions Rise Between Ethiopia’s Former Leaders, Government

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF), which ruled the country for three decades until 2018, has vowed to hold its own regional vote, an action the national government said would violate the constitution. The TPLF made its declaration after the government delayed...
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Protests Continue in Mali’s Capital Calling for President to Resign

Police in Mali’s capital, Bamako, clashed with protesters early Wednesday, following a day of protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step down, despite international mediation efforts to resolve the political crisis. Protests led by an opposition coalition named M5-RFP have raged since June,...
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