Category: WWW News

Why Are Africa’s Youth Rising Up? [simulcast]

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Haydé Adams looks at what’s behind the social uprisings led by youth across Africa. Our guests include Kamissa Camara, expert for the Sahel at the United States Institute of Peace, Dimah Mahmoud, Sudanese activist and political analyst and Aya Chebbi, youth activist and …

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Why Are Africa’s Youth Rising Up?

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa, host Haydé Adams looks at what’s behind the social uprisings led by youth across Africa. Our guests include Kamissa Camara, expert for the Sahel at the United States Institute of Peace, Dimah Mahmoud, Sudanese activist and political analyst and Aya Chebbi, youth activist and …

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Pakistan PM: ‘US Really Messed It Up in Afghanistan’

Pakistan’s prime minister says that America’s accelerated troop exit from Afghanistan has left Washington with no “bargaining power” for arranging a peace deal between warring Afghans. “I think the U.S. has really messed it up in Afghanistan,” Imran Khan said in an interview with PBS NewsHour aired on Tuesday night. …

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Olympic Champ Biles Withdraws from All-around Competition

Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title.  The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being.  USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from the …

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Nigerian Police Ordered to Free 5 Anti-Buhari Activists

A Nigerian court has ordered the secret police to release five suspects detained for wearing T-shirts criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari, their lawyer said Tuesday. The men were arrested early this month by the Department of State Service (DSS) during a church service led by a well-known evangelical pastor in the …

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