Police and students clash again over free education in South Africa

Police and students clash again over free education in South Africa

In Johannesburg, at the University of Witwatersrand, South African police clashed with students opposed to the government plans of allowing universities to raise tuition fees by up to 8%. Demonstrators hurled rocks at shield-wielding private security guards while police fired rubber bullets and teargas to disperse the crowd. Oct 10, 2016
Ethiopia declares state of emergency after civil unrest

Ethiopia declares state of emergency after civil unrest

Ethiopias Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency after claiming months of unrest has threatened the nations stability. In the Oromia region, rights groups say more than 500 people have been killed in protests since last year, after anger over a development scheme for the capital turned into anti-government demonstrations. Oct 10, 2016