According to the HQ Nigerian Army Facebook page, many farmers and fisherman were able to escape the captivity of terrorists from Boko Haram, a small Islamic State in West Africa.
As you can tell, Colonel Timothy Antigha was happy to share with the Nigerian community how there is still hope for a country that has been in danger from Boko Haram military violence. Many reports show the turmoil some of these innocent Africans go through, as you can see in the video below.
For the last twenty years, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has maintained rule over the African country, and his latest law signed on December 27, 2017 will help him continue his reign.
Museveni removed the presidential age limit of 75, letting him (currently 73) to run for a sixth term in 2021. Over two decades of being in power must have him convinced that being the Ugandan president is his life calling.
According to Deutsche Welle, “Museveni’s long rule has faced public outcry in recent years in response to widespread corruption, human rights violations and inadequate public services.” There are plentiful opposition leaders who find Museveni’s reign to be absurd, so this new presidential age limit is of their utmost concern.
In a story from Business Insider reported by CNN, the war-riddled Libya has been dealing with a major influx of in their immigrant population, and they have turned to the worst option to mitigate this issue. People looking for a means to live are being sold into slavery, a heinous act most people assume has been expelled from modern society for hundreds of years.
Unfortunately, slave trade still exists today, and sometimes the first steps to ceasing it to exist is to shine a light on the problem. Most people who are enslaved usually lack the resources and communication skills to get themselves out of the situation, so they are forced to endure a life of farm work for minimal food, water, and shelter.
Let’s continue to speak out on this ongoing issue in Libya.