Demonstration - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Gabon: Is the gouvernement seeking to eliminate physically the leaders of the opposition? Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:00:16 +0200 Uganda: Opposition politicians arrested Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:37:29 +0200 Geof Magga Social media and cyber-activism in North Africa's revolution Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:55:06 +0100 As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak on 11 February, some held up mobile phones to snap photos of the crowd, others sent Twitter messages to their friends and a few wielded signs proclaiming, “Thank you, Facebook.” Ernest Harsch Arab World's Revolutionary Immolations and 'Martyrdom' Change Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:36:29 +0100 Cases involving self-immolations or suicide by fire in the Arab world have been on the rise after Mohammed Bouaziz, a young unemployed Tunisian, dramatically set himself on fire to protest against the powers that be. North African psychologists and sociologists have been trying to dissect the cause, meaning and acceptance of this extreme form of social protest. Prince Ofori-Atta, Djamel Belayachi Morocco: A King's revolution Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:10:07 +0100 Though Libyans are yet to achieve a democratic revolution, the wave of pro-democracy ideologies blowing across the Arab world has forced Morocco to revise its constitution for the first time in 15 years, aiming to strengthen democracy. Morocco has so far avoided the unrelenting unrest that brought down regimes in fellow North African countries Tunisia and Egypt. Konye Obaji Ori Several Ugandans arrested over protests Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:32:51 +0100 Eight Ugandans who gathered to protest against President Yoweri Museveni, who they say "rigged" the recent elections, have been arrested by police in the East African country's capital, Kampala. Uganda opposition warned against planned protests Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:01:51 +0100 Police in Uganda has warned opposition presidential candidates against holding planned protests in Kampala city. Geof Magga Libyans, Black-Africans and Gaddafi's divisive power struggle Tue, 08 Mar 2011 13:36:34 +0100 Numerous Black African mercenaries, reportedly bankrolled by Muammar Gaddafi to quell Libya's popular revolt, have taken part in the bloody crackdown by the north African country's authorities. A situation that has seen many black African migrant workers in Libya bearing the brunt of the violence as Libyans continue to take them, voluntarily or involuntarily, for mercenaries. They have become the unfortunate victims of revenge. Assanatou Baldé Libya: International community to arm Libya opposition Tue, 08 Mar 2011 10:55:01 +0100 The international community headed by Washington has considered arming the Libyan opposition to defend themselves against the Indifferent Muammar Gaddafi who continues to utilize violence in his bid to remain at the helm of the country. Desmond North Malawi President threatens critics amid civil society 'buy out' Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:01:05 +0100 Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has issued a clarion call on his political party supporters to take arms and defend him against protestors and critics. Kabelo Marupi Libya: Muammar Gaddafi won't budge, civil war looms Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:01:23 +0100 Libyan strong man Muammar Gaddafi appears to be winning his battle against the people's revolution after enervating protesters with series of air strikes and threatening a Vietnam-type state of affairs if the international community intervened. Konye Obaji Ori Zimbabwe: Mugabe calls for foreign product boycott Wed, 02 Mar 2011 15:21:15 +0100 Veteran Zimbabwean ruler, Mr Robert Mugabe has ordered an immediate product boycott of all foreign firms operating in Zimbabwe, particularly European, in a bid to force the West to remove economic sanctions. Alice Chimora Libya: Gaddafi regime and protesters killing migrant workers Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:30:39 +0100 As the propensity for civil war heightens in Libya, citizens of poorer nations trapped in the crisis and terror shaking the North African country remain susceptible to the promises of bloodshed. Konye Obaji Ori Opposition leaders call for protests in Uganda Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:23:39 +0100 The leader of opposition in Uganda Dr Kiiza Besigye and three other former presidential candidates have called upon Ugandans to protest against the results of the recently held presidential elections, saying that they were massively rigged. Geof Magga Libya: Independence for the east? Thu, 24 Feb 2011 09:02:19 +0100 There are indications that Eastern Libya is now independent of Libya. Reports emanating from the city of Benghazi suggest that every element of Col Muammar Gaddafi's influence in Eastern Libya has been broken. Tribes long hostile to the 68-year-old leader filled the streets in their thousands, lighting fireworks and waving the red, black and green flag of king Idris I- the man Gaddafi overthrew in 1969. Konye Obaji Ori