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Obama supports protests against President Trump’s immigration ban

Obama supports protests against President Trump’s immigration ban

“President Obama is heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities around the country. Citizens exercising their constitutional right to assemble, organize and...


“Not my President” chants at anti-Trump protests across major cities in U.S

“Not my President” chants at anti-Trump protests across major cities in U.S

Less than 18 hours after his election on November 8, 2016, Donald Trump watched on tv as thousands of protesters, mainly young people and...


Tunisia starts curfew amid protests

Tunisia's government Friday announced a nationwide curfew as it counters demonstrations over a scarcity of jobs -- protests that come five years after similar...


South Africa scraps fee hike after protests

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USAfrica: Abia group protests at Nigerian consulate in New York; calls on Buhari to monitor events in Abia

USAfrica: Abia group protests at Nigerian consulate in New York; calls on Buhari to monitor events in Abia

Abia USA group protests at Nigerian consulate in New York; calls on Buhari to monitor events in Abia        Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia...


Fatal clashes in Egypt protests

At least five people were killed and scores of others injured across Egypt as demonstrators supporting the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with...


Egypt passes law restricting protests

Egypt's interim president has approved a new law that restricts protests in the country, but some activists say the regulations amount to dangerous repression...


Dozens reported dead in Sudan protests

Clashes in Sudan between protesters and police about rising gasoline prices have left dozens dead, according to protest groups and the Sudanese government. Demonstrators...


Gas price spike spurs violent Sudan protests

Civic unrest over a spike in gas prices roiled Sudan for a fourth straight day Wednesday, with gunshots ringing out around the capital of...


Mubarak back in court over 2011 protests

Deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's retrial resumes on charges involving the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011...


Tunisia protests over assassination

An opposition lawmaker's assassination touches off huge protests in Tunisia. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom...


Protests, tensions fill Cairo’s streets

Cairo's citizens continue to protest in the streets following the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsy. CNN's Reza Sayah...


Rape: Dark side of Egypt protests

Last week, a 22-year-old Dutch journalist was gang-raped in Tahrir Square and had to undergo surgery for severe injuries. The assault reminds us yet...


Egypt braces for mass protests; U.S. embassy to close

Two years after Egyptians amassed for dramatic protests to bring down their ruler, dissidents are bracing for deja...


Egypt protests turn violent at Tahrir Square on revolution’s anniversary

Egyptian protests turn violent at Tahrir Square on revolution’s anniversary. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                     ...


More protests across Egypt as Islamists rush through radical draft of constitution; oppose Morsi’s power grab

More protests across Egypt as Islamists rush through radical draft of constitution; oppose Morsi’s power grab

A court had disbanded a previous constituent assembly and was due to rule on the validity of the current assembly on Dec 2. Morsi however...


Outrage, protests as parliamentarians set $26.3million sendoff bonus for themselves; $117,000 each

Outrage, protests as parliamentarians set $26.3million sendoff bonus for themselves; $117,000 each

''There is no one I've come across who has not been totally outraged about this,'' said Rachel Gichinga, a manager at a Nairobi technology...


Cairo braces for Mubarak protests

Cairo braced for a third day of protests despite stifling heat Monday, as Egyptians vent anger over the trials of former top officials accused...


Senegal election campaign ends with rallies, protests for and against Wade’s 3rd term bid

Senegal election campaign ends with rallies, protests for and against Wade’s 3rd term bid

Senegal election campaign ends with rallies and protests for and against Wade’s 3rd term bid By Fran Blandy in Dakar AFP: Senegal wrapped up an election...


Nigeria shut down by protests, strikes against fuel subsidy withdrawal

Nigeria shut down by protests, strikes against fuel subsidy withdrawal

"This mindless killing of unarmed Nigerians on a peaceful protest is strongly condemned, and the Inspector General of Police and President Jonathan will be...