There may come a time when Equatorial Guinea’s Obiang Nguema, now Africa’s longest-serving leader and no mug, thinks Jammeh is the right card for him to play.
If you were among the many who were pleasantly surprised that Nkurunziza said he’d bow out, be ready to be disappointed
Following widespread media reports that Hailemariam had announced that “all” political prisoners would be released, an aide quickly clarified that he had been mistranslated and that only “some” people would be pardoned.
“In African culture the police are there to intimidate, to coerce.” In Nigeria many stations have an informal torture officer.
“Extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and enforced disappearances” continue in Burundi, says UN Commission of Enquiry.