Daily Archives: April 19, 2012
5 school-kids arrested in #Mauritania. Lock up your babies! [ar] http://snup.us/xFy
Abdou Ould Abdel Kader, the managing editor of fr.alakhbar.info – French language sister site of Mauritania’s hugely popular Alakhbar news – was assaulted and detained along with another unnamed journalist and several onlookers during the protests in Nouakchott, on Wednesday 18 April.
Reblogged from The Moor Next Door: It was a stirring start. Before some two thousand supporters, many of them former ministers and high power business people, fmr. Colonel Ely Ould Mohamed Vall began his address. Immediately, the power at the convention center cut out, leaving the entire venue without light. Through the darkness, Vall announced […]
Calm has returned to Sierra Leone’s northern mining city of Bunbuna, following a violent protest amidst a mine workers strike, which left three people dead and at least eight others injured on Wednesday. Initial report said a woman was shot dead on Wednesday in Sierra Leone after a protest by miners at an iron mine owned […]