Civil society warns of repression as police disrupt city protests

Police yesterday fired tear gas to break civil society protests in Nairobi’s CBD against closure of three major TV stations and a return to dictatorship. Kenya Human Rights Commission director George Kegoro, his deputy director Davis Malombe and International Commission of Jurists chairman Njonjo Mue led the demos from Freedom Corner in Uhuru Park. They […]

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Malawi rights defenders accuse govt of plot to stifle civic space: NGO fees hike raises governance questions

Malawi Human Rights Defenders Forum has lamented the manner in which the government has raised non-governmental organisations (NGOs) annual fees by almost 1 900 percent to about K1 million, alleging that there were sinister motives behind the increase in annual fees.

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