Presidential elections in Africa have gone through many cycles since the 1950s when Ghana became the first country […]
In a brief statement on state media, the Junta stated, “With the intention of maintaining relations with other countries and on humanitarian grounds, 114 foreign prisoners will be pardoned; they will be deported.”
News from the country’s commercial capital, Yangon, shows groups of people gathered near Insein Prison anticipating the release.
Notably, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi remains a prisoner fighting a total of 27 years in detention after being accused of offences including, elections fraud and corruption despite denying all charges.
Myanmar traditionally releases prisoners on occasions commemorating the country’s declaration of independence from British rule. The amnesty gesture is seen as an annual practice by authorities.
Against the backdrop of the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago’s Fine Cocoa Company is setting sail into the waters […]