In March, an Amnesty International report said at least 14 civilians had been killed and another 8 injured in 2018. As of March 19, 28 airstrikes had been undertaken by the US forces, a significant escalation from the last couple of years
The attack took place as activists of the Abahlali baseKhenana were launching its newest branch in the city and celebrating their recent court victories that allowed them to inhabit the land occupation in Cato Crest
Abdelkader Bensalah, the speaker of the upper house of parliament, was declared interim president following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The decision was greeted with massive protests as people demanded the dismantling of the entire regime
Over the past few days, Sudan has seen the largest demonstrations since December 19. The strategy of the protesters to march to the army headquarters seems to be working as soldiers have come out to defend them against State forces.
The restrictions on social media were imposed in 2018 after protests broke out over recommendations from parliament that would have enabled president Idriss Deby to stay in power till 2033
Over a thousand gathered in Johannesburg to attend the Launch Congress of the Party which seeks to build socialism in South Africa