Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

Two more deaths and 167 new coronavirus cases reported in Cyprus

Two more people have died from Covid-19 while another 167 new cases out of 3,226 tests have been confirmed in Cyprus, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday. At the same time 168 patients are being treated for the disease.

Report: Ethiopian Forces Killed Scores in June-July Unrest

Ethiopian security forces killed more than 75 people and injured nearly 200 during deadly ethnic unrest in June and July following the killing of a popular singer, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said Friday. The commission’s report said 123 people

Cameroon’s President Praises Return to Peace

Cameroonian President Paul Biya said in a December 31 address to the nation that newfound collaboration between his military and civilians has greatly contributed to bringing about peace in the troubled English-speaking regions of the country. The president spoke of

Ethiopian Rights Body: Security Forces Kill at Least 76 in Summer Unrest After Musician’s Killing

Ethiopia’s state-appointed human rights commission said Friday that security forces killed at least 76 people and wounded nearly 200 during violent unrest in June and July that followed the killing of a popular singer. The commission also detailed brutality by

Nigerians Hopeful but Skeptical as Buhari Opens New Year With Promises

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation on New Year’s Day, pledging to tackle security problems, revive the economy and distribute coronavirus vaccines. But some Nigerians are skeptical Buhari and his government can live up to the promises. In his