The Point for Freedom and Democracy - ECOWAS urged to review supplementary protocol
The West Africa Democracy Solidarity Network (WADEMOS) and Tournons La Page have called for the review of the ECOWAS supplementary protocol. The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) made the call during a press conference held at a local hotel in Abuja, Nigeria.
Blueprint - Sanction regime against violations of term elongation – WADEMOS, TLP, others tell ECOWAS
The West Africa Democracy Solidarity Network (WADEMOS), in collaboration with Tournons La Page (TLP) and other civic and pro-democracy actors have called on ECOWAS to sanction regime against violations of the protocol beyond the unconstitutional changes in government to cover other issues like term elongation in the revised Supplementary Protocol.
The North Africa Post - Burundi: International Human rights groups, journalists’ associations call for immediate release of Floriane Irangabiye
Global rights groups and reporters associations have renewed Monday September 4 their call demanding the immediate release of Floriane Irangabiye, an online and exiled Burundi journalist and critic of the government, “Daily Nation” reports.
RFI - Elections in Gabon expected to maintain Bongo family's grip on power
Gabon goes to the polls on Saturday for general elections that the ruling party and its leader, President Ali Bongo Ondimba, are once again expected to win. The Bongo family has controlled the country's politics since the 1960s and is determined to hold on to power, as recent intimidation tactics demonstrate.
RFI - Niger no closer to restoring order as Ecowas deadline looms
The West African economic bloc Ecowas has given the leaders of a coup in Niger until Sunday to restore order. But for now, the elected president remains in detention in his palace and a military council is still in charge.
The Whistler - ‘No Difference Between Election Riggers And Coup Plotters’, ECOWAS Group Condemns Military Invasion Of Niger
The ECOWAS Community Citizens has said that the military takeover of Niger Republic is condemnable from all ramifications but the group is warning against sanctions that will hurt innocent citizens.
Insight Post - Breaking the barriers : Women leaders unite to tackle gender disparities, increase political representation in Uganda
A group of women leaders has united to tackle gender disparities and increase political representation. Under the banner of 'Let's Turn The Page' (TLP Uganda National Coalition), the group aims to address challenges such as gender-based violence, limited access to education and healthcare, economic disparity, cultural and social biases, and insufficient political representation.
Monitor - Review universal education, incorporate free sanitary pads, women activists ask govt
While campaigning in Lango sub-region in 2015, President Museveni promised that if elected into power, his government would provide school-going girls with sanitary pads and now the female activists need the female legislators to follow up on this presidential pledge.
News Directory - Jean-Baptiste Elias launches the work of reflection of the TLP-Benin
Initiated by the Benin section of the movement ”Tournons la Page (TLP), the round table of reflection on the civic and political engagement of women, was held on Monday, March 27, 2023, in Cotonou. Having brought together some thirty women, this round table aims to take stock of the civic engagement of women and their role in the promotion of democracy.