Tunisian democracy in crisis after president ousts government

In a statement late on Sunday, Saied invoked the constitution to dismiss Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and decree a freeze of the parliament for a period of 30 days, saying he would govern alongside a new premier. The move came

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Tunisia political turmoil deepens as President sacks prime minister, freezes parliament

President Kais Saied said he would assume executive authority with the assistance of a new prime minister, in the biggest challenge yet to the democratic system Tunisia introduced in a 2011 revolution. Crowds of people quickly flooded the capital and

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Daughter of detained man behind ‘Hotel Rwanda’ says she was spied on by Israeli software

Carine Kanimba’s phone number was among “more than 3,500 phone numbers of activists, journalists, political opponents, foreign politicians, and diplomats” allegedly targeted by Pegasus at the behest of the Rwandan government since 2016, according to report by Amnesty International and

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Mali’s interim president targeted in stabbing attempt during Eid prayers

The incident happened during prayers at the Grand Mosque in the capital Bamako to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. “Attempted stabbing attack against the President of the Transition, Colonel Assimi Goita at the Grande Mosque of Bamako. The

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Ethiopia’s Tigray forces enter neighboring Afar region, Afar says

Tigrayan fighters crossed into Afar on Saturday and Afar forces and allied militias were still fighting them on Monday, Afar spokesman Ahmed Koloyta said. “Now (Ethiopian military forces) are on their way and we will work with them to eliminate

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More than 70 killed in South Africa protests after former leader Jacob Zuma is jailed

Protests erupted last week as former South African President Jacob Zuma, 79, turned himself in to authorities to serve a 15-month jail term for contempt of court. He had refused to appear at an anti-corruption commission to face several allegations,

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More than 70 killed in South Africa protests after former leader Jacob Zuma is jailed

Protests erupted last week as former South African President Jacob Zuma, 79, turned himself in to authorities to serve a 15-month jail term for contempt of court. He had refused to appear at an anti-corruption commission to face several allegations,

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