JJ Cornish joins the team for the latest African news that includes Berbers taking to the streets of Brussels to commemorate the Rif rebellion 100 years ago in Northern Morocco, a new Prime Minister for Burundi, and an immoral music festival in Uganda that had officials fearing that the event would promote “sexual immorality and homosexuality”.
20 Sep 2022
Daily News · Society & Culture
Liberia's smooth power handover after a tense election is a good sign for democracy. JJ Cornish also delves into the DRC's uncertain election climate. President William Ruto is on a mission to secure 200,000 jobs for Kenyans in Germany. And Gareth wants to know more about South Sudan.
President Yoweri Museveni bans the sale of second-hand clothing in Uganda, and is outraged that the country has been kicked out the duty-free, all-access programme called AGOA. Sudanese paramilitaries seize control of a third military base in Darfur, and a record number of migrants head over to Spain’s Canary Islands…
Kenyan police lead an international team to Haiti to control the gangs that have been running riot in the capital, Gabon is wracked by a scandal involving sexual exploitation of its football stars, and Libya’s reconstruction conference has been postponed.
Zimbabwe slips into another era of brutal repression after last month's election, Congo Brazzaville denies a coup attempt, Sudan has the world's highest number of displaced people, and what led to Libya's flood disaster.