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Zimbabwe: Crackdown escalates on protests over massive fuel price hikes, hundreds arrested

Eight people reportedly killed Authorities shut down internet 200 people arbitrarily detained      HARARE, Zimbabwe, 16 January 2019-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The Zimbabwean authorities must ensure that the security forces exercise restraint and respect the rights of people protesting against massive fuel price hikes, Amnesty International said on the second day of the national ‘shutdown’. […]

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International Criminal Court acquits former president Gbagbo of war crimes in Côte d’Ivoire

Former President of Côte d’Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo has been cleared of crimes against humanity in Côte d’Ivoire by the International Criminal Court (ICC), it announced on Tuesday. NEW-YORK, United-States of America, 16 January 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The development relates to bloody clashes in the West African nation that claimed a reported 3,000 lives following the 2010 […]

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FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas

With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken. NEW-YORK, United-States of America, 15 January 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-It’s projected that a one-metre sea level rise could permanently inundate 95 square kilometres […]

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