The East African reported on September 26, 2017, that some prominent British lawyers from the UK Law Society, the Bar Council, and the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC), have written a letter to the government of Tanzania, expressing their concerns about what they believe are serious violations by the government, of human rights as stipulated in some international accords. The six page letter reported to have been e-mailed the country's state house on September 26, 2017, cite
Angola inaugurated its new president, Joâo Manuel Goncalves Lourenco, on September 26, 2017. Mr Lourenco becomes the first new president of Angola after 38 year rule of former president Josè Eduardo dos Santos. Both Lourenco and dos Santos belong to a political party called Popular Liberation Movement of Angola, MPLA, that has been governing Angola since 1975.
The Caribbean has been slammed by a powerful hurricane called Maria, just a few days after been devastated by hurricane Irma. Hurricane Maria made landfall in Dominica late September 18, 2017, as a category 5 hurricane, with winds of up to 260 kilometers per hour. It is reported to have caused massive physical damage there. The country's prime minister had to be rescued from his severely damaged home after its roof had been blown away.
Hurricane Maria is now heading towards
Occasional Debate September 16, 2017 According to a recent United Nation's report called World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, populations of some 26 African countries are set to at least double by 2050. The expected population explosion in Africa is attributed high fertility rates alias high birth rates, coupled with decreasing child mortality rates. Between 2010 - 2015, average fertility rate in Africa was 4.7 births per woman compared to, for example, that