Category: Africa

When World’s Silence Reaches Lowest Ebb

By Moshood Hakeem On the 24th of June, 2012, President Morsi was elected by 51.7 per cent of Egyptian votes, defeating Ahmad Shafik, the erstwhile Prime Minister. On 30th June, he was sworn-in, thus becoming the…

Amnesty Int.l, others condemn Morsi’s sentence.

Amnesty International has condemned the trial and sentencing of former President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt, describing it as a “sham”, and called for his release. A Cairo court on Tuesday sentenced him and 12 other…

UN urges swift justice in Mali attack

UN calls for swift justice after ‘heinous’ Mali attack THE United Nations Security Council strongly condemned an attack on a Bamako nightclub that killed five people Saturday, including two Europeans and a Malian policeman, calling…