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South China Sea: Beijing calls KFC, Apple protests ‘irrational’

South China Sea: Beijing calls KFC, Apple protests ‘irrational’

Nationalist sentiment has swept China in the wake of last week’s international tribunal ruling over the South China Sea, with protests targeting KFC, Apple and Filipino fruit. But the Chinese government has had enough, telling protestors through the the state-run People’s Daily newspaper Wednesday that they are being “irrational and disruptive.” On July 12, the […]

In Brazil, Women Are Fighting Against The Sexist Impeachment Of Dilma Rousseff

In Brazil, Women Are Fighting Against The Sexist Impeachment Of Dilma Rousseff

When she was president, Dilma Rousseff’s administration did not always generate solidarity between feminists. There was often a marked line between those who tried to work with her government on developing better public policies and those who rejected her administration, citing the lack of advances in reproductive rights, in the political sphere and in education […]

Protesters Battle Police, Workers

Protesters Battle Police, Workers

The clash occurred near Pastoral Centre along the Abakaliki-Enugu Expressway The local Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Chairman, Comrade Ikechukwu Nwafor, and about 15 others were taken in a white police Hillux van by four policemen to the Police Headquarters in Abakaliki. The police reportedly claimed that the workers did not obtain clearance before starting the […]

YouWin Beneficiaries Storm Finance Ministry, Protest Unpaid Grants

YouWin Beneficiaries Storm Finance Ministry, Protest Unpaid Grants

Winners of the third edition of the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria programme on Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance in Abuja and almost paralysed activities there. The angry youths, who were in their hundreds, accused the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and other top officials of the ministry of […]

Kenyan Police Fire Teargas at Opposition March

Kenyan Police Fire Teargas at Opposition March

Kenyan police fired teargas into a crowd of opposition leaders and their supporters who were marching on the office of the country’s electoral commission to demand its disbandment ahead of next year’s election. Opposition leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula demanded the dissolution of the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) over the weekend and said they would storm its […]

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