[African Arguments]The coercive eviction of Ethiopia’s Beta Israel community was an act of societal vandalism, whose stated justifications of hunger and religious discrimination are false.
[ThinkAfricaPress]Djibouti’s opposition have been protesting against the government over what they claim were fraudulent elections. The government has responded with forceful repression.
[IPS]Harare -As former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe employees went to the Labour Court in Harare this week hoping for a ruling in favour of the finalisation of their retrenchment packages, the country’s public and private sectors continue to lay off worker…
[RNW Africa]Abidjan -Approximately 66 percent of births in sub-Saharan Africa go unregistered, reports UNICEF. In Ivory Coast, however, mobile technology is offering an innovative way to bring that statistic down and make every birth count. At the helm of the campaign is the Môh Ni Bah project.
[IRIN]Abidjan -Which of Côte d’Ivoire’s 20 million inhabitants qualify as nationals is a question that has driven political debate and conflict here for many years, and one that came to the fore earlier this month when thousands of people who had lived here all their lives were finally, and simultaneously in a public ceremony, given formal citizenship documents.
[Vanguard]Abuja -The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, yesterday, said it will produce the first Nigerian astronaut in 2015.