UN warns Cameroon may fall further into violence – VOA60 Africa 3-6-2019
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Cameroon: U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warns Cameroon may fall further into violence if the government does not stop hate speech by politicians and heavy-handed security tactics.
Burkina Faso: U.N. aid officials say the country faces “unprecedented” displacement due to violence and food security, with 70,000 fleeing their homes in the last two months.
Algeria: Army Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaid Salah said protesters against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika “are parties who wish to bring Algeria back to the years of violence,” in his first comments since protests began last month.
Kenya: Hundreds of passengers were stranded on Wednesday because of a strike at Nairobi’s international airport by the Kenya Aviation Workers’ Union.
Africa: Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher traveled to 44 African nations over four decades to document rituals used to mark significant life milestones for their upcoming book African Twilight.