Egypt divided ahead of constitution referendum

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Dec 14 2012, 06:19:00

AFP

Opposition groups in Egypt fear that a "yes" vote in Saturday's constitution referendum will weaken human rights and usher in sharia-type Islamic laws, while supporters say it is the only way to end political uncertainty in the divided country.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

South Africa:   Congolese Immigrants March Against Kabila (news)
GroundUp
1 October 2016

About 50 Congolese living in Cape Town marched from Keizersgracht Street to parliament on Friday, protesting against violence against demonstrators in Kinshasa on 19 and 20 September 2016. The ... [read more]

Zimbabwe:   Minister Threatens to Withdraw Student's Degree for Protesting (news)
New Zimbabwe
30 September 2016

HIGHER and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo has threatened to withdraw the degree of student who demonstrated during the University of Zimbabwe graduation ceremony held in Harare Thursday. In ... [read more]

Southern Africa:   Female Farmers Suffer Most in Southern Africa Drought (news)
Al Jazeera
30 September 2016

Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest. Given the growing ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!