South Africa’s Ramaphosa appoints head of anti-corruption unit

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses supporters of his ruling African National Congress (ANC) at an election victory rally in Johannesburg, South Africa, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa followed up his … Continue reading South Africa’s Ramaphosa appoints head of anti-corruption unit

Ugandan opposition figure says state is financially strangling him

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s government is hitting back at a pop star and opponent of President Yoweri Museveni by blocking his concerts and intimidating his business partners, the challenger said on Thursday. Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known … Continue reading Ugandan opposition figure says state is financially strangling him

Sudan opposition says military rulers’ suspension of talks is regrettable

Sudanese protesters attend a demonstration in front of the defense ministry compound in Khartoum, Sudan, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council’s suspension of talks with protesters for three … Continue reading Sudan opposition says military rulers’ suspension of talks is regrettable

Sudan opposition holds military responsible for Monday violence

A Sudanese protester, injured when violence broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by Sudan’s ruling military council generals and protest groups, receives treatment at Moalem Medical City Hospital in Khartoum, Sudan May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin … Continue reading Sudan opposition holds military responsible for Monday violence

Four die in Sudan protests as military rulers say won’t allow chaos

Sudanese protesters burn tyres and barricade the road leading to al-Mek Nimir Bridge crossing over Blue Nile; that links Khartoum North and Khartoum, in Sudan May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Four people died in Sudan … Continue reading Four die in Sudan protests as military rulers say won’t allow chaos

After ousting Bashir, Sudan’s activists struggle to loosen military’s grip

DUBAI (Reuters) – After spearheading the rallies that toppled former President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s main protest group is now locked in a stand-off with the country’s new military rulers that is testing its clout as a political force. Ahmed Rabie … Continue reading After ousting Bashir, Sudan’s activists struggle to loosen military’s grip