Aug 24, 2022!!
South African Unions Protest Over Cost of Living
Thousands of South African union members demonstrated in Pretoria and Cape Town on Wednesday against high unemployment, poor wages, taxes, and inflation despite government warnings that public employees would lose their pay.
Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quoa is the former African Union Ambassador to the United States. Her career as a pan-Africanist has taken her throughout the continent and the world. She sat down with VOA Our Voices’ host Auriane Itangishaka to talk about the great strides Africa has made despite a harsh colonial legacy, and what she thinks are Africa’s greatest challenges today.
Ambassador Chihombori-Quao Describes Corruption Issues In Africa – Straight Talk Africa
Oct 4, 2018
From last year, August 2021:
South Africa’s Descent into Chaos
After the imprisonment of the former South African President, Jacob Zuma, by his one-time ally and successor, widespread protests in his home state of KwaZulu-Natal turned deadly.
Over a week of riots and looting, the city of Durban was left in flames. VICE World News goes inside South Africa’s descent into chaos, witnessing the scale of the rage and destruction.
Over the past few weeks, more than 330 people have died in some of the worst violence South Africa has experienced since apartheid. Is the trouble a sign of deeper tensions?
South Africa is witnessing riots after the imprisonment of Ex-President Jacob Zuma. 6 people have died, 219 have been arrested. The police has resorted to firing & the army has been deployed. Zuma’s son says ‘this is just the beginning’.
TVC News Nigeria
We move to Africa where clashes occurred in Freetown and other cities on August 10 when an economic protest descended into violence between the security forces and demonstrators.
In the week following the protests, police and army convoys patrolled the busy commercial streets in the districts of Rokupa, Makeni, and Kamakwie where Freetown’s protests took place. A tense calm settled, with ordinary life gradually returning
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