The UN human rights office in Uganda may close soon. The authorities have decided not to renew its mandate, which expires this year. Kampala believes it can do without it. This is a cause for concern for NGOs. Attacks on journalists, imprisonment of lawyers and opposition leaders were the order of the day during the last presidential election. FRANCE 24's Carolyn Lamboley explains.
Lebanese President Michael Aoun is leaving office without a designated successor in place. With no president and a caretaker government at the helm, Lebanon is now hurtling into the political unknown.
More and more people in the US are quitting their jobs. Skilled workers are badly needed and many employers offer benefits like joining bonuses or enable their employees to work from home.
15 Sep 2022
Our headlines across the continent: William Ruto spends his first day in charge of Kenya. The new president is putting a focus on climate policies and reversing some of his predecessor's actions. In Burkina Faso, the director of a mining company has been found guilty of manslaughter after eight people were killed when a mine they were working in flooded back in April. And with fish stocks dwindling, we see how local fishermen in DR Congo are adapting traditional techniques.
20 Jan 2022
From winning a record number of votes to an unpopular presidency struggling to pass key legislation, how did it go so wrong? With elections around the corner, Biden has little time to turn things around.
4 Dec 2021
One way of reducing global warming is to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. An entrepreneur in Iceland is trying to do just that with innovative technology that he hopes will help his country, and the world, become carbon-neutral.
5 Aug 2021
Ebrahim Raisi once had government critics tortured and executed. Now, he is Iran's new president. His record raises many questions for German-Iranian relations.
16 Mar 2021
Security forces reportedly surrounded the opposition leader's house after taking him there. Wine had called for protests against the crackdown on his supporters.
1 Mar 2021
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was arrested on Monday after Catalan police officers searched the La Liga club's offices, Spanish radio station Cadena Ser reported on Monday.
12 Feb 2021
Democrats have finished presenting their case for impeachment, arguing that the Capitol mob was "invited" by ex-President Trump, and that he would continue to "insight violence" if ever allowed back in the White House.
20 Jan 2021
Expectations are high among Africans and African leaders as former US vice president, Joe Biden takes office as the 46th President of the United States. The biggest question right now on the mind of African leaders is how will a Joe Biden presidency affect Africa’s over 1.3 billion people?
19 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.