Tag: protests

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest, what you need to know…

Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that they say are tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Many of the leaders of Hong Kong’s protests are millennials—here’s why they’re taking action

Young people are at the forefront of Hong Kong’s protest movement. Many of the most prominent opposition leaders are still in their 20s, but they’re demanding big changes that could alter the future of their entire generation. These are the issues they’re calling attention to...

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party is planning to protest next week, here’s why

Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party is planning street demonstrations next week. Here's why

Sudanese Activist speaks out on Bashir’s removal from power

Reports from Sudan suggest that President Omar Al Bashir has stepped down after months of protests against his rule. According to government sources, consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Rozan Ahmed, a Sudanese activist who has been part of the demonstrations.

Here’s why Google employees at offices around the world are protesting

The leaders of the walkout presented a list of five demands.

Port Harcourt’s plan to tackle the soot problem

Port Harcourt’s plan to tackle the soot problem

Op-Ed: #Mahikeng – a tourism perspective

The events in Mahikeng have done a disservice to brand South Africa generally, and the North West specifically.