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Sudan: Will Omar Al-Bashir and the ICC Meet At Last?

[ISS] At the peak of the Darfur crisis in the mid 2000s, a cloud of fear hung heavy in many of the camps for internally displaced people as women returned from gathering firewood to their makeshift tented homes. This daily ritual became a terrifying dash as s
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Sudan: Will Omar Al-Bashir and the ICC Meet At Last?

[ISS] At the peak of the Darfur crisis in the mid 2000s, a cloud of fear hung heavy in many of the camps for internally displaced people as women returned from gathering firewood to their makeshift tented homes. This daily ritual became a terrifying dash as stories emerged of women being raped or killed by the Janjaweed militia lurking outside, allegedly acting on behalf of the government under former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir.

Kenya: 'It's Harder Here' - African Climate Strikers Lack Support, Says Teen

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -'It's not like in the West where there is a lot more understanding of climate change and therefore more support from family, school and the media for youth activists. It's much harder here.'
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Kenya: 'It's Harder Here' - African Climate Strikers Lack Support, Says Teen

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -'It's not like in the West where there is a lot more understanding of climate change and therefore more support from family, school and the media for youth activists. It's much harder here.'

Togo: President Gnassingbé Re-Elected - Preliminary Results

[DW] Incumbent candidate Faure Gnassingbé has won his fourth presidential term. Both the president and challenger Agbeyome Kodjo had previously declared victory.
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Togo: President Gnassingbé Re-Elected - Preliminary Results

[DW] Incumbent candidate Faure Gnassingbé has won his fourth presidential term. Both the president and challenger Agbeyome Kodjo had previously declared victory.

South Africa: 'I've Never Been Afraid of Jail,' Zuma Tells Supporters

[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma says he is not using his illness to run from the law and if he is sent to jail, he will serve his time.
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South Africa: 'I've Never Been Afraid of Jail,' Zuma Tells Supporters

[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma says he is not using his illness to run from the law and if he is sent to jail, he will serve his time.

Nigeria: Katsina Carnage - How Militants Killed Children, Elderly

[Daily Trust] The day started off well like any other for her, her daughter and granddaughter. It, however, would be one of the most horrific days of her life.
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Nigeria: Katsina Carnage - How Militants Killed Children, Elderly

[Daily Trust] The day started off well like any other for her, her daughter and granddaughter. It, however, would be one of the most horrific days of her life.

East Africa: Museveni Refutes Links With Rwandan Rebel Leader Nyamwasa

[Monitor] President Museveni has distanced Uganda from supporting exiled Rwandan dissident, Lt Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa, as alleged by Rwanda, but pledged to investigate the matter further.
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East Africa: Museveni Refutes Links With Rwandan Rebel Leader Nyamwasa

[Monitor] President Museveni has distanced Uganda from supporting exiled Rwandan dissident, Lt Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa, as alleged by Rwanda, but pledged to investigate the matter further.

Zimbabwe: Alarm As Mnangagwa Cracks the Whip

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has come under fire from the opposition and human rights activists following a wave of arrests of people who allegedly took part in protests last week.
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Zimbabwe: Alarm As Mnangagwa Cracks the Whip

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has come under fire from the opposition and human rights activists following a wave of arrests of people who allegedly took part in protests last week.

Namibia: New Charges for Fishrot Accused

[New Era] Suspended Fishcor CEO Mike Nghipunya was yesterday joined by five other co-accused in the unfolding international fishing bribery scandal when he appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court for the first time.
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Namibia: New Charges for Fishrot Accused

[New Era] Suspended Fishcor CEO Mike Nghipunya was yesterday joined by five other co-accused in the unfolding international fishing bribery scandal when he appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court for the first time.

South Africa: St Albans Prisoner Dies After Stabbing Warden Six Times

[News24Wire] A prisoner died and an official was injured in an incident at St Albans Correctional Centre in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
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South Africa: St Albans Prisoner Dies After Stabbing Warden Six Times

[News24Wire] A prisoner died and an official was injured in an incident at St Albans Correctional Centre in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

South Sudan: South Sudan's Machar Sworn in As Vice President

[East African] Dr Riek Machar and three other vice presidents of South Sudan took their oaths of office Saturday, on the deadline to form the new unity government.
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South Sudan: South Sudan's Machar Sworn in As Vice President

[East African] Dr Riek Machar and three other vice presidents of South Sudan took their oaths of office Saturday, on the deadline to form the new unity government.

Nigeria: States Partner with U.S. Development Agency to Multiply Effective Investments in the Nation's Future

[allAfrica] Lagos -C.D. Glin, the CEO of the United States African Development Foundation, an independently operated Washington D.C.-based organization, mandated and funded by the U.S. Congress was in Kebbi and Lagos states this month to consult with Nigeria
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Nigeria: States Partner with U.S. Development Agency to Multiply Effective Investments in the Nation's Future

[allAfrica] Lagos -C.D. Glin, the CEO of the United States African Development Foundation, an independently operated Washington D.C.-based organization, mandated and funded by the U.S. Congress was in Kebbi and Lagos states this month to consult with Nigerian partners. Ben Ezeamalu, who heads the Lagos office of AllAfrica media partner Premium Times, caught up with Glin in Lagos to ask about his visit.

Lesotho: Lesotho's PM Thabane a No-Show at Court for Wife's Murder

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.
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Lesotho: Lesotho's PM Thabane a No-Show at Court for Wife's Murder

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has failed to appear in court to face charges of murdering his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane in 2017.

Nigeria: BREAKING - Investigative Journalist Fisayo Soyombo Donates Cash Prize to Free Prisoners

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Fisayo Soyombo has donated the N500,000 he won from the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019 to help in the release of inmates awaiting trial.
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Nigeria: BREAKING - Investigative Journalist Fisayo Soyombo Donates Cash Prize to Free Prisoners

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Fisayo Soyombo has donated the N500,000 he won from the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019 to help in the release of inmates awaiting trial.

Mozambique: Worsening Conflict Rooted in Poverty, Repression, Intolerance

[allAfrica] Mozambique has had a troubled history. Portugal gained control of parts of the Indian Ocean coast in the 16th century and ruled, often brutally, until 1975. A 10-year armed struggle by the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) won independence, fo
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Mozambique: Worsening Conflict Rooted in Poverty, Repression, Intolerance

[allAfrica] Mozambique has had a troubled history. Portugal gained control of parts of the Indian Ocean coast in the 16th century and ruled, often brutally, until 1975. A 10-year armed struggle by the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) won independence, following the overthrow of Portugal's dictatorship in that country's 'carnation revolution'. Two years later, a 15-year civil war in Mozambique, backed by South Africa's apartheid regime, killed over a million people and displaced five

Lesotho: Lipolelo Thabane Murder Survivor Speaks Out

[Lesotho Times] Friendship, betrayal, murder, and uncertainty. These are the time-tested ingredients for a blockbuster Hollywood movie but in a classic case of real-life imitating fiction, the same recipe makes up the story of Thato Sibolla's tragic relations
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Lesotho: Lipolelo Thabane Murder Survivor Speaks Out

[Lesotho Times] Friendship, betrayal, murder, and uncertainty. These are the time-tested ingredients for a blockbuster Hollywood movie but in a classic case of real-life imitating fiction, the same recipe makes up the story of Thato Sibolla's tragic relationship with the family of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane.

Africa: We Can Make Our World Better – Mark Suzman of Gates Foundation

[allAfrica] Cape Town -AllAfrica's Juanita Williams talked with Mark Suzman, the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropy. He assumed the position this month. In this second part of the interview, he discussed how his ear
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Africa: We Can Make Our World Better – Mark Suzman of Gates Foundation

[allAfrica] Cape Town -AllAfrica's Juanita Williams talked with Mark Suzman, the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropy. He assumed the position this month. In this second part of the interview, he discussed how his early career as a journalist in his native South Africa influences his perspectives; about the possibilities of eliminating malaria and reducing HIV, TB and other diseases; addressing hunger and undernutrition amid the climate crisis; and the biggest challenges he faces. Part 2

Lesotho: Prime Minister Thabane to be Charged With Murder

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said.
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Lesotho: Prime Minister Thabane to be Charged With Murder

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said.

East Africa: Desert Locusts Invade South Sudan from Uganda

[VOA] Juba -After devastating crops in Uganda and Kenya, desert locusts have invaded South Sudan. The government says it's trying to raise more than $19 million to battle the infestation.
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East Africa: Desert Locusts Invade South Sudan from Uganda

[VOA] Juba -After devastating crops in Uganda and Kenya, desert locusts have invaded South Sudan. The government says it's trying to raise more than $19 million to battle the infestation.

Cameroon: UN Calls for Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Massacre

[VOA] Geneva -The U.N. human rights office is calling for an independent, impartial and thorough investigation into the massacre of 23 people in a village in Cameroon's Northwest Anglophone region on February 14.
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Cameroon: UN Calls for Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Massacre

[VOA] Geneva -The U.N. human rights office is calling for an independent, impartial and thorough investigation into the massacre of 23 people in a village in Cameroon's Northwest Anglophone region on February 14.

Malawi: Ruling Party Supporters March Against Vote Ruling

[Nyasa Times] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faithful have Wedesday hit the streets in Zomba in a new wave of protests against the February 3 landmark Constitutional Court election case ruling which annulled the May 21 presidential election.
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Malawi: Ruling Party Supporters March Against Vote Ruling

[Nyasa Times] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faithful have Wedesday hit the streets in Zomba in a new wave of protests against the February 3 landmark Constitutional Court election case ruling which annulled the May 21 presidential election.

Nigeria: Lagos Confirms First Case of Lassa Fever, Isolates Patient

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has confirmed a case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state, saying the patient has been isolated in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idia-Araba.
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Nigeria: Lagos Confirms First Case of Lassa Fever, Isolates Patient

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has confirmed a case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state, saying the patient has been isolated in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idia-Araba.

Kenya: Coronavirus Slows Cargo Flow at Mombasa Port

[East African] Cargo volumes at the port of Mombasa are expected to reduce in the next few weeks as the outbreak of the coronavirus continues to afflict China's manufacturing and overseas trade. China is the main source market of East African manufactured goo
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Kenya: Coronavirus Slows Cargo Flow at Mombasa Port

[East African] Cargo volumes at the port of Mombasa are expected to reduce in the next few weeks as the outbreak of the coronavirus continues to afflict China's manufacturing and overseas trade. China is the main source market of East African manufactured goods.

Niger: Millions of Children and Families Struggle As Humanitarian Needs Mount - Unicef

[UN News] Malnutrition, disease, floods, droughts and displacement in Niger have put nearly three million people, more than half of them children, in need of humanitarian assistance, UNICEF said on Wednesday, calling for increased attention to their plight.
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Niger: Millions of Children and Families Struggle As Humanitarian Needs Mount - Unicef

[UN News] Malnutrition, disease, floods, droughts and displacement in Niger have put nearly three million people, more than half of them children, in need of humanitarian assistance, UNICEF said on Wednesday, calling for increased attention to their plight.

Mozambique: Nation Mourns Former Prime Minister Mario Machungo

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government announced on Tuesday that two days of national mourning will be held to mark the passing of former Prime Minister Mario Machungo, who died in Lisbon on Monday.
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Mozambique: Nation Mourns Former Prime Minister Mario Machungo

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government announced on Tuesday that two days of national mourning will be held to mark the passing of former Prime Minister Mario Machungo, who died in Lisbon on Monday.

Kenya: Killer Cops Are Targeting Slum Youth, Lobby Says

[Nation] Social justice groups based in informal settlements have expressed fears that there's a killer police officer in nearly every slum in the country.
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Kenya: Killer Cops Are Targeting Slum Youth, Lobby Says

[Nation] Social justice groups based in informal settlements have expressed fears that there's a killer police officer in nearly every slum in the country.

Kenya: Kenyans Eating Toxic Fish From China

[Nation] The consignment of Chinese fish is transported by ship for over 8,000 kilometres, a journey that takes days. Once it lands at the port of Mombasa, it is trucked for another 1,000 kilometres before it lands in depots in Kisumu.
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Kenya: Kenyans Eating Toxic Fish From China

[Nation] The consignment of Chinese fish is transported by ship for over 8,000 kilometres, a journey that takes days. Once it lands at the port of Mombasa, it is trucked for another 1,000 kilometres before it lands in depots in Kisumu.

Africa: Mike Pompeo's Anti-China Africa Trip

[DW] The United States is sending mixed signals to Africa. It wants to fight terrorism, reduce its troops on the continent, and boost economic ties. At the same time, it has banned some Africans from traveling to America.
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Africa: Mike Pompeo's Anti-China Africa Trip

[DW] The United States is sending mixed signals to Africa. It wants to fight terrorism, reduce its troops on the continent, and boost economic ties. At the same time, it has banned some Africans from traveling to America.

South Africa: Cape Town Church Refugees - City Granted Order to Enforce By-Laws

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has granted the City of Cape Town an order prohibiting refugees and asylum seekers living in and around the Central Methodist Mission church from interfering with City officials.
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South Africa: Cape Town Church Refugees - City Granted Order to Enforce By-Laws

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has granted the City of Cape Town an order prohibiting refugees and asylum seekers living in and around the Central Methodist Mission church from interfering with City officials.

South Africa: Mandela Foundation Wants to Speak to De Klerk Foundation CEO About Apartheid Statement

[News24Wire] Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) CEO Sello Hatang has asked to speak to the CEO of the FW de Klerk Foundation about the statement it issued in which it insisted that apartheid was not a crime against humanity.
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South Africa: Mandela Foundation Wants to Speak to De Klerk Foundation CEO About Apartheid Statement

[News24Wire] Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) CEO Sello Hatang has asked to speak to the CEO of the FW de Klerk Foundation about the statement it issued in which it insisted that apartheid was not a crime against humanity.

Africa: New Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman Plots to Increase Poverty-Reduction Impact

[allAfrica] Cape Town -AllAfrica's Juanita Williams quizzed South African native Mark Suzman , leader of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. the world's largest philanthropy, who assumed the position this month. She asked him what will stay the same and wh
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Africa: New Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman Plots to Increase Poverty-Reduction Impact

[allAfrica] Cape Town -AllAfrica's Juanita Williams quizzed South African native Mark Suzman , leader of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. the world's largest philanthropy, who assumed the position this month. She asked him what will stay the same and what will change under his leadership. Part 1.

South Sudan: South Sudan Inches Closer to Government of National Unity

[Nation] South Sudan's warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to 10 states, paving the way for creation of a transitional government of national unity.
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South Sudan: South Sudan Inches Closer to Government of National Unity

[Nation] South Sudan's warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to 10 states, paving the way for creation of a transitional government of national unity.

South Sudan: Govt Agrees to Reduce States to 10

[East African] South Sudan's warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to ten states, paving the way for the creation of a transitional government of national unity.
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South Sudan: Govt Agrees to Reduce States to 10

[East African] South Sudan's warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to ten states, paving the way for the creation of a transitional government of national unity.