Liam studied Social Anthropology and then a Master’s in International Affairs. He has written articles on security, transparency, and human rights, appearing in websites including Think Africa Press, openDemocracy, Asia Times, Global Voices, and the Guardian.
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One of the men was even arrested, and the case was widely discussed on social media.
Burundi's new president has recently offered an olive branch to suspended media as the government seeks to improve the country's international reputation.
Known as Moçambola, Mozambique's main professional football league restarted on 16 January after 10 months' suspension due to the pandemic.
Guinean president Alpha Condé succeeded in getting reelected for a third time by imposing a constitutional reform obtained in poll criticized by opposition and organizations.
The storm lost intensity before it hit the country. With memories still fresh of Cyclone IDAI, which left 600 dead in March 2019, Mozambicans feared the worst.
Despite attacks and threats, a Brazilian priest distributes aid to São Paulo's growing homeless population
A symbol of the struggle for rights for vulnerable people, Father Júlio Lancellotti's been sued by President Bolsonaro and has suffered attacks from a conservative candidate in São Paulo.
UN Security Council ended specific reporting on Burundi after several months of a new government, but human rights monitors remain concerned.
As well as holding local elections, the demonstrators demanded the 500,000 jobs promised by President João Lourenço during his election campaign in 2017.
The Brazilian government is considering a 12 percent tax on literary works. Cultural initiatives warn that the proposal risks widening existing inequalities in access to reading.
Local elections, which were to be organized this year for the first time since Angola's independence, were postponed after a delay in passing legislation to regulate it.
Brazilian delivery drivers have been protesting about their working conditions. The COVID-19 crisis, fall in income, and the lack of support from apps are among the main problems facing them.
Demonstrators and the Union of Doctors challenge the police's version of events, which says Dala died after fainting and falling at the police station.
At least 15 students were ‘impregnated by instructors’ in Mozambican police academy, internal report says
The document states that the pregnancies resulted from the students' sexual relations with their instructors, without specifying whether these relations were consensual.
With the increased workload due to COVID-19, workers in São Paulo's cemeteries tell of the difficulties of their work and the stigma that they face.
Created in Porto Alegre almost 20 years ago, 'Boca de Rua' is the only member of the International Network of Street Papers entirely created by people living on the streets
Dias Santana is 80% an Angolan production and 20% South African
The president went on costly helicopter rides to 'bless' cities during the pandemic, with passengers that included priests, evangelical pastors and legislators who brought along holy water and religious statues.
A National Police communiqué said that officers were on patrol when they came across a crowd of young people at an unauthorized time and place.
Amazônia Real's report located the bodies of Yanomami babies who died with COVID-19. They had been buried without their families' knowledge. One baby remained for two months in a cold...
Marielle Franco case remains under state police without federal interference, rules Brazil High Court
Marielle's family members and advocates have feared that moving the case to federal level would make it vulnerable to interference by President Jair Bolsonaro, whose family has links with the suspects in...