2012-01-29 20:20:09Benin President New Chair of African UnionAIM (Maputo)-The Assembly of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) on Sunday elected the President of Benin, Boni Yayi, as the new chairperson of the AU.
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:57Côte d'Ivoire - Extortion By Security Forces[HRW] Dakar -Extortion by security forces at checkpoints remains an acute problem in Côte d'Ivoire four years after President Alassane Ouattara's government promised to end it, Human Rights Watch said today. The Ivorian government should reinvigorate its efforts to fight checkpoint extortion, which undermines the freedom of movement and property rights of drivers and residents in Côte d'Ivoire.
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:45Libya - Flawed Trial of Gaddafi Officials[HRW] Beirut -The trial in which 32 Gaddafi-era officials were convicted on July 28, 2015, of serious crimes during Libya's 2011 uprising was undermined by serious due process violations, Human Rights Watch said today. Libya missed an important opportunity to deliver justice in the post-Gaddafi era.