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des 02

Elections in Ghana - what are the issues and the way forward?

2. desember, kl. 17:00-18:30
Fellesrådet for Afrika
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Ghana goes to the polls to elect a president and members of parliament on 7th December. It will be the country’s eighth successive general election since the resumption of multiparty democracy in 1992. It is predicted that once again this will be a close competition between incumbent president Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party and former president John Mahama of the opposition party National Democratic Congress. How are things shaping up ahead of the polls?

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des 10

What is the human rights situation in Burundi and what measures need to take place?

10. desember, kl. 18:00-19:30
Amnesty International Norway og Fellesrådet for Afrika
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On 10 December The Norwegian Council for Africa and Amnesty International Norway has the pleasure of inviting you to an online conversation on the current situation in Burundi and the case of Germain Rukuki who is sentenced to 32 years in prison for his human rights work.

Since Evariste Ndayishimiye took on the presidency in Burundi after Pierre Nkurunziza earlier this year, UN-appointed investigators have issued new warnings about ongoing human rights violations and impunity in the country. Members of Burundi's ruling party's youth league, the Imbonerakure, are often working with the national intelligence service, local officials and the police to carry out widespread human rights abuses. What is happening in the country and how can the international community help hold the government accountable?

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