Nigeria: Police free 25 anti-government protesters

Lagos demonstrators were detained during a banned anti-government rally under the aegis of the #RevolutionNow Movement. Police in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have freed 25 protesters arrested at a banned anti-government demonstration, a spokesman said on Thursday. “All the 25 suspects were released last night after being cautioned against unruly

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Where police may be more deadly than coronavirus

In Uganda, at least 12 people have allegedly been killed by security officers enforcing measures to restrict the spread of coronavirus, while no-one has been confirmed as dying from the virus itself. Patience Atuhaire has been meeting some of those affected by the violence. Joyce Namugalu Mutasiga speaks to me

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