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Nigeria's Lagos shut down after protest shooting...

Nigeria's army has dubbed as "fake news" reports that soldiers opened fire on demonstrators.

Nigerian demos rage on as protesters allege...

The authorities pledged a raft of measures including the release of demonstrators from custody and the setting up, within a week, of an independent body...

Cameroon troops jailed 10 years for murder...

A video broadcast on social media in July 2018 showed soldiers shooting two kneeling, blindfolded women as well as a baby on one of their backs and a girl....

Amnesty International protests UCC's restrictions...

In Africa, it is only Uganda and Zambia, which have taxes that limit access to the internet. In Benin, a similar tax had been introduced, but the government...

Over 7,000 health workers dead from coronavirus,...

Even these figures are likely to be "a significant underestimate," as deaths may not have been officially registered in many countries.

'End neo-slavery': Lebanon maid abandonment...

The live-in employee cannot resign without their permission, or she becomes undocumented. Nothing prohibits an employer from confiscating the worker's...

Qatar World Cup stadium workers unpaid: Amnesty...

Migrant labourers at a stadium under construction for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar went unpaid for several months, rights group Amnesty revealed Thursday,...

Poverty forcing Ugandans to fake rebel involvement...

“Because of poverty, Ugandans are coming here and claim to be part of the rebels. Upon screening we find that actually these people are ordinary Ugandans,”...

Amnesty decries 'climate of fear' for Nigeria...

It cited the case of Abiri Jones, the publisher of Weekly Source who was arrested in 2016

Amnesty urges Nigeria to stop torture by...

"Moreover, victims are still being denied justice, with the Nigerian judicial system failing to prevent or punish torture, perpetuating a culture of impunity,"...

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