Iman Bastet Hajarah

39 posts

Hajarah is The African Exponent's Northern Africa correspondent. She covers all stories that matter from that region in a captivating manner.

  May 28, 2024

Egyptian Appeals Court Upholds One-Year Prison Sentence for Former Presidential Candidate

Altantawy, a former presidential hopeful, was convicted and sentenced in February along with 22 of his aides, including his campaign manager, for distributing unauthorized endorsement forms for his candidacy....

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  May 27, 2024

Sudan's El-Fasher Sees Deadly Clashes Between Military and Paramilitary Forces

El-Fasher has emerged as the epicenter of the conflict, with the RSF, supported by Arab militias known as Janjaweed, targeting the city—the last military stronghold in Darfur....

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  May 24, 2024

Fears of Violent Clashes as Global Police Forces Brace for Eritrea’s Independence Day

President Isaias Afwerki has ruled the country for 33 years without holding a national election, and Eritrea remains the only nation without a constitution....

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  May 23, 2024

Djibouti Releases Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Malaria

This marks the first time such mosquitoes have been released in East Africa and the second time on the African continent...

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  May 23, 2024

Egyptians Accused in Deadly Shipwreck Case Released from Greek Jail

The men had been charged with being part of the crew of the Adriana, a severely overcrowded trawler that capsized and sank near Greece last June with an estimated 700 people on board....

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  May 23, 2024

Tunisia Imprisons Two Journalists as Press Freedom Concerns Raise

Mourad Zghidi and Borhan Bsaiss, both journalists with IFM radio, were detained this month over political comments made on the radio....

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