In Lebanon, most depositors have been locked out of their savings since a financial crisis took hold three years ago. Now some of those customers are taking matters into their own hands by holding up bank branches.
Despite the Ukrainian army's rapid counter-offensive, Russian forces still occupy vast swathes of Ukraine, including much of Donetsk and Luhansk, the two regions that make up the Donbas. Cities in the Ukrainian-held parts of the Donetsk region suffer regular shelling, suffering significant damage to infrastructure and putting local people in danger.
Burkina Faso's military is said to be holding President Roch Marc Christian Kabore. His detention comes after months of protests over his government's failure to curb terrorist attacks.
11 Aug 2021
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has called for all eligible citizens to join the army, as fighting rages against Tigrayan rebels in several regions. The call represents a further crumbling of the unilateral ceasefire Abiy's government declared two months ago. The Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) retook most of Tigray in June and have since pushed into the neighbouring Afar and Amhara regions.
21 Mar 2021
Britain has advised its citizens to leave Myanmar as authorities react with increasing severity to daily protests. The UN says the junta is probably committing crimes against humanity.
1 Mar 2021
Months after the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region erupted, there is hardly any relief for those caught up in it. Tens of thousands are on the run and sexual violence is on the rise, Amnesty International says.
14 Feb 2021
Do foundation educates people living with disabilities on their rights as citizens
27 Jan 2021
Since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Act 2020 into law, it has been generating mixed reactions from analysts and citizens. The new law introduces over 80 amendments to 14 different laws and took effect from 1st January 2021.
25 Jan 2021
Former President Goodluck Jonathan urges citizens to restructure their minds
12 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Police Force has dispersed Abuja #EndSARS protesters with live bullets, water cannons, and tear gas. Ilemona Onoja narrates how the police onslaught on citizens happened on Sunday.
3 Jun 2017
Police officers advised to protect citizens' rights.
25 Apr 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama says his next job will focus on helping the next generation become active citizens and leaders.