Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.Conde, 81, is due to step down next year when his second and final five-year term expires, but he has refused to rule out running again and asked his government …

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Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

In a highly unusual move, the tiny West African nation of The Gambia on Monday filed a lawsuit against Myanmar, accusing it of perpetrating a genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims which forced hundreds of thousands to flee the Asian nation. The Gambia, with the full support of the 57-member Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), filed the …

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Uganda Police Confirm Arrest of 120 LGBT People

Ugandan police said Monday that in an operation around Kampala’s city center, they arrested 120 people suspected to have been using narcotics. However, members of the LGBT community say it was a health meeting that police interrupted.Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, tells VOA they received intelligence information that the site of the raid — …

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