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From SA Xenophobic riots to Nigerian presidential election tribunal: A review of top stories across Africa

By CNBC
13 September 2019   |   11:15 am
For a discussion on some stories to watch this week, Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

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30 Apr 2020
Hundreds of protesters have clashed with troops in Tripoli for a second day. The anti-government sentiment, fueled by an ongoing financial collapse, drove people to the streets despite a coronavirus lockdown.
22 Jun 2020
The southwestern German city has seen a night of rioting and looting, with several police officers injured as hundreds of people took to the city center. Police said the situation was "completely out of control."
22 Jun 2020
Stuttgart has begun cleaning up after a night of "unprecedented" violence in the city. The unrest has residents, and even some of the youths who were present, left wondering: How did things get so out of hand?
30 Aug 2020
Human rights group Amnesty International accused Delhi police of carrying out abuses during deadly riots in February, which were provoked by a new citizenship law. The group accused some politicians of stoking tensions.
19 Sep 2020
Protesters clashed with police following the death of a taxi driver in police custody. In a video widely circulated on social media, Javier Ordonez is seen being tasered multiple times by the police.
20 Nov 2020
Ugandan security forces clash with supporters of opposition leader Bobi Wine following his arrest. Calls for calm are mounting ahead of January 14 elections.
23 Nov 2020
Protests in Bogota marking a year since 2019's national strike against Ivan Duque's government end with riots around a university site.
13 Jan 2021
The Auschwitz Memorial had asked Etsy to remove the item as it was "disrespectful to the memory of all victims." It emerged that a rioter at the US Capitol had worn the top.
28 Jan 2021
Papers in the Netherlands condemn a third night of riots over the country's Covid-19 restrictions. For NRC Handelsblad, the rioters are "indefensible" but the government also deserves blame for failing to communicate the urgency of the health crisis. We also look at growing calls to change the date of "Australia Day", which many have come to think of as "Invasion Day", plus Joe Biden's rollback of a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Finally, a reminder that sometimes the best remedy for stress is a good old-fashioned cry.
28 Jan 2021
After three consecutive nights of violent riots over COVID lockdown restrictions, the situation remains tense in the Netherlands. Police have beefed up their presence to prevent another night of unrest.
26 Feb 2021
Distraught family members wait for news outside a prison in Ecuador's western port city of Guayaquil, after at least 75 inmates died and several were injured in riots. Tuesday's violence is being blamed on gang rivalries at three jails in the country's overcrowded prison system.
25 Jun 2021
An Indiana woman has become the first to be sentenced among those charged with participating in the January 6 US Capitol violence. Meanwhile, a member of the extremist Oath Keeper group has pleaded guilty to conspiracy.