Riots - : 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 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. 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 Algeria's of state of emergency: The more things change... Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:01:55 +0100 Long demanded by the opposition, the abrogation of the 19-year old emergency decree in Algeria was published on February 24 in the north African country's Journal Officiel. Nonetheless, political freedom still remains a no-go territory in a country where the army retains an overbearing control in the area of counter-terrorism. So what has really changed since the lifting of the emergency decree in Algeria? Djamel Belayachi Maputo riots blamed on rising wheat prices in Southern Africa Thu, 02 Sep 2010 12:33:31 +0200 Food riots in Maputo, Mozambique on Wednesday left at least six protesters dead including a female student as police sprayed bullets at demonstrators, reports indicate. Belinda Phiri Ugandans killed in Southern Sudan over Khartoum support Wed, 09 Dec 2009 12:14:42 +0100 Five Ugandan businessmen have been killed in violent clashes between Police and protestors in the Southern Sudanese town of Rumbek. Geof Magga South Africa: School a refuge from xenophobia Thu, 26 Nov 2009 19:47:12 +0100 During school hours the pupils of Claireville Primary in the port city of Durban are spared the jibes and taunts of not being South African nationals, but the welcome ends when they leave the grounds. our partner IRIN Egypt - Algeria: A dangerous and bloody football match Fri, 13 Nov 2009 13:09:06 +0100 In Cairo, Egypt, since Thursday evening, where they are expected to play their last qualifying match for the 2010 World Cup next Saturday against Egypt, the Algerian national team was greeted with stones and rocks. Four of them were wounded. Algeria has demanded the world football governing body, FIFA, to launch an investigation. This incident is the culmination of an intense and reckless media battle between journalists from the two countries. Djamel Belayachi Renewed South African xenophobic violence: Zuma vows crackdown, rioters unrelenting Thu, 23 Jul 2009 17:46:37 +0200 Violent protests have erupted in townships across South Africa over poor delivery of basic services and foreigners have again been caught up in the chaos. But Jacob Zuma's new administration has vowed to crack down on violent protest. Sakhile Modise South African xenophobic violence: Why it happened Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:03:52 +0100 Xenophobic violence that swept across South Africa last year was organised by local leaders wanting to further their own political and economic interests, according to a report released Wednesday. Sakhile Modise Madagascar: Rajoelina "overwhelmed" by the crisis Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:03:04 +0100 Minister, the army, Wednesday, named a new Chief of Staff, Edmond Rasolofomohandry. A day before being named Chief of Staff, Rasolofomohandry had given the Malagasy authorities a 72 hour ultimatum to find a solution to the problem. However, Andry Rajoelina, opposition leader, shattered all hopes when he announced Wednesday that he would boycott talks intended to end the political quagmire, Thursday. Stéphanie Plasse Falling economic standards cause xenophobia in South Africa Wed, 14 May 2008 19:12:13 +0200 Two people were burnt to death and almost a thousand left homeless in March when the homes of a community of foreigners were burnt down outside the capital, Pretoria. Bruce Sibanda Algeria : Heavy rioting in Algiers Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:58:38 +0200 The city of Chlef, Western Algiers, continues to be the scene of violent clashes between security forces and the local population against the abolition of financial assistance to victims of the 1980 earthquake under the 2007 Finance Act. Kaci Racelma Zimbabweans strike amid clashes with police and army forces Tue, 15 Apr 2008 13:40:42 +0200 Youths, suspected to be supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), barricaded roads and barred commuter buses from picking up workers in several suburbs of the capital, prompting army and police intervention. Panapress