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President Buhari’s Administration and Pending Human Rights Abuses

President Muhammadu Buhari promised to investigate and “deal with” issues that involve breach of human rights in the country. The President made this vow...

Mugabe Continues to Violate Rights of Protesters; Says No to Arab Spring

President Robert Mugabe on Friday warned that the Arab Spring style of protests would fall flat in Zimbabwe after police fired teargas and beat...

Child Marriage in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria has one of the highest child marriage prevalence rates in the world. With 1,193,000 women married before the age of 18. Nigeria is...

Africa Media Foundation Expresses Concern Over Missing Burundian Journalist

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) has expressed concern over the disappearance of Burundian journalist, Jean Bigirimana, who works with an independent weekly newspaper Iwacu. A...

Women and Men Oppose Female Genital Mutilation but Practice Persists – UNICEF

Approximately two-thirds of men, women, boys and girls in countries where female genital mutilation is common say they want the practice to end –...

Continue the Fight for a Better Uganda – Dr. Kizza Besigye

By James Butty Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change has urged his supporters not to give up the fight...

Pro Democracy Group Wants President Buhari to Investigate Human Rights Abuses

A Kaduna based group under the auspices of Democracy Dividends Development Initiatives urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently commence investigation on the state of...

15 Facts About MKO Abiola Human Rights Activist and Controversial Politician

Nigerians will never forget in a hurry the great philanthropist, popular Nigerian businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan Chief Moshood...
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo Needs World Support Just as Much as Syria

Comparable to the history of the First World War, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has experienced more war casualties and genocides than...

#Damasak: A Landscape Full of Historical Human Rights Violations

In the 16th century, a land was claimed after a war by the Islāmic Sultanate known as the kingdom of Birgimi. It was mainly...

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President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...