Moment Sierra Leone police appears to fire gun during protests
12 August 2022 | 2:33 pm
Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.
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A young man was shot dead in Kenya on Monday, a hospital said, as anti-government protests turned increasingly violent, with police firing tear gas at opposition leader Raila Odinga's convoy and his supporters, and looters going on the rampage.
Viral videos on social media claim to show law enforcement officials in France lowering their helmet, allegedly in sign of support of pension reform demonstrators. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Senegal’s state prosecutor claimed on Tuesday that a small but organised cell of opposition supporters have plotted to use violence to stop the trial of the country’s opposition leader, Ousmane Sonko. Also, a UN-backed fact-finding mission in Libya has released its final report on human rights in the country.
The death of a popular rapper has prompted many young people in Mozambique to protest against the country's problems. The Mozambican state and the ruling FRELIMO party are responding with repression.
A photo of an elderly Frenchman, battered and bloody from nationwide pension reform protests, is circulating online – but so are rumours that it's created by artificial intelligence. We take a closer look and also verify a viral photo of Pope Francis wearing a puffer jacket, in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Tanzanian traders doing business in Kenya have raised concerns that the weekly demonstrations by the opposition are negatively affecting their business. Kenya is the main destination for Tanzania's corn exports.
Police have detained a suspect in connection with the blast that killed a leading war blogger in a cafe on Sunday.
India's foreign ministry says it rejects attempts by Beijing to change the names of mountains and rivers in its Arunachal Pradesh state. China also lays claim to the region.
Israeli police said they entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque to disperse "agitators" who reportedly barricaded themselves at the complex. Tensions have been growing at the site amid an overlap of Muslim and Jewish holidays.
Anti-pension reform protesters again flooded the streets of cities around France on the 11th day of organized action against the unpopular proposal.
Large anti-government protests have rocked Africa during the last few weeks. DW looks at what's driving Africans to take to the streets across the continent?
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