Ethiopia’s city of Gondar protests over plan to disband regional forces
15 April 2023 | 2:04 pm
Ethiopia's Gondar protests over plan to disband regional forces. In tonight's edition: At least two people have been killed in Ethiopia's Amhara region amid protests against the government's efforts to disband regional special forces.
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France's government decided to bypass the lower house of parliament with contested pension reforms. The snap decision came moments before a planned vote, sparking fury inside and outside of parliament.
The French government's decision to force through its pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across the country, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they may seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
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Nairobi police sought to disperse demonstators protesting the cost of living crisis as well as accusing President Ruto of stealing last year's election. Authorities arrested several protestors, including two lawmakers.
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In tonight's edition: Ethiopia takes Tigray's TPLF party off its terrorism list; Uganda's recent passing of a severe anti-LGBT bill sparks an international backlash; and Libya enjoys a resurgence of boxing.
Protests erupted in several cities a day after President Emmanuel Macron doubled down on raising the pension age. Worker strikes shut down transport, while protesters blocked highways and other infrastructure.
It is crucial week for the future of the French government’s plans to reform the pension system. Another huge strike is planned by the unions for Tuesday, and any significant dip in the number of people taking part in demonstrations will weaken their cause.
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.
Kenyan President William Ruto vowed on Tuesday to protect his citizens amid the ongoing anti-government protests, which have seen many lose their homes and businesses in the aftermath, while opposition leader Raila Odinga said he will continue on with demonstrations.
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.
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