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Africa: Over 1.4 Million Covid-19 Cases, 1.2 Million Recoveries Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 28, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,460,328. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 35,163, and recoveries 1,207,261.
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Africa: Over 1.4 Million Covid-19 Cases, 1.2 Million Recoveries Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 28, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,460,328. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 35,163, and recoveries 1,207,261.

South Africa: South Africa Experiences Two Earthquakes in Two Days

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A 2.7 magnitude hit Cape Town in South Africa early on Sunday (September 27), according to Storm Report.It was the second earthquake is as many days - on Saturday night, there was a strong magnitude 6.2 quake in the evening.
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South Africa: South Africa Experiences Two Earthquakes in Two Days

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A 2.7 magnitude hit Cape Town in South Africa early on Sunday (September 27), according to Storm Report.It was the second earthquake is as many days - on Saturday night, there was a strong magnitude 6.2 quake in the evening.

Kenya: Ruto Allies Ask Kenyatta to Dissolve Parliament, Calls for Elections

[Nation] Jubilee lawmakers allied to Deputy President William Ruto have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament over the two thirds gender rule as advised by Chief Justice David Maraga.
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Kenya: Ruto Allies Ask Kenyatta to Dissolve Parliament, Calls for Elections

[Nation] Jubilee lawmakers allied to Deputy President William Ruto have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament over the two thirds gender rule as advised by Chief Justice David Maraga.

Nigeria: Again Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor's Convoy

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -- Barely 48 hours when some members of dreaded Boko Haram ambushed convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno state leaving over 30 people dead including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers, another set of insur
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Nigeria: Again Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor's Convoy

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -- Barely 48 hours when some members of dreaded Boko Haram ambushed convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno state leaving over 30 people dead including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers, another set of insurgents laid ambush along Monguno- Maiduguri axis and attacked the returning convoy on Sunday evening.

Mali: Transitional Government Names Moctar Ouane as New Prime Minister

[DW] The decision to appoint a civilian as PM could result in the lifting of sanctions by neighboring countries. The restrictive measures were imposed following a military coup last month.
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Mali: Transitional Government Names Moctar Ouane as New Prime Minister

[DW] The decision to appoint a civilian as PM could result in the lifting of sanctions by neighboring countries. The restrictive measures were imposed following a military coup last month.

Malawi: Minister Sendeza Wants Killed Daughter Repatriated From U.S. for Burial in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi.
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Malawi: Minister Sendeza Wants Killed Daughter Repatriated From U.S. for Burial in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi.

Togo: Prime Minister and Government Step Down

[DW] Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have quit in a political reshuffle delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The country's president, who won re-election in February, is set to appoint a new PM shortly.
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Togo: Prime Minister and Government Step Down

[DW] Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have quit in a political reshuffle delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The country's president, who won re-election in February, is set to appoint a new PM shortly.

Sudan: Normalizing Sudan-Israel Relations Now is a Dangerous Game

[USIP] Washington, DC -- As Sudan is mentioned among the next states to normalize relations with Israel, concerns about what that would do to the democratic transition arise.
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Sudan: Normalizing Sudan-Israel Relations Now is a Dangerous Game

[USIP] Washington, DC -- As Sudan is mentioned among the next states to normalize relations with Israel, concerns about what that would do to the democratic transition arise.

Angola: Angolan Corruption Case Snares Irene Neto

[Maka] Really? Carlos Manuel de São Vicente is currently a jailbird. On September 23 he was remanded in custody in Viana prison (Luanda) awaiting trial, where conditions might soon make him forget his ill-gotten billions. One by one, the bit-part players in
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Angola: Angolan Corruption Case Snares Irene Neto

[Maka] Really? Carlos Manuel de São Vicente is currently a jailbird. On September 23 he was remanded in custody in Viana prison (Luanda) awaiting trial, where conditions might soon make him forget his ill-gotten billions. One by one, the bit-part players in the Dos Santos kleptocracy are being taken down, evidence of their crimes adding up against the long-ruling kleptocrat-in-chief who oversaw the outrageous theft of tens of billions of dollars of Angolan patrimony. It's no easy matter to bring a former p

Uganda: Man Arrested With Girl's Head At Parliament Charged, Remanded to Prison

[Monitor] The man accused of killing a four-year- old girl and took the head to Parliament as a 'gift' to the Speaker has been remanded to Masaka Main Prison.
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Uganda: Man Arrested With Girl's Head At Parliament Charged, Remanded to Prison

[Monitor] The man accused of killing a four-year- old girl and took the head to Parliament as a 'gift' to the Speaker has been remanded to Masaka Main Prison.

Uganda: Five Killed in Domestic Brawls in Kampala

[Monitor] Police in the Kampala metropolitan area are investigating five killings that occurred in the region withing a period of four days, resulting from domestic brawls, according to the deputy police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan, Mr Luke Oweyesig
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Uganda: Five Killed in Domestic Brawls in Kampala

[Monitor] Police in the Kampala metropolitan area are investigating five killings that occurred in the region withing a period of four days, resulting from domestic brawls, according to the deputy police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan, Mr Luke Oweyesigire.

Africa: Is the Worst of Africa's Covid-19 Outbreak Over?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently commended South Africa for its declining Covid-19 infection rate, approving the implementation of public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. This, according to WHO Regional Dir
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Africa: Is the Worst of Africa's Covid-19 Outbreak Over?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently commended South Africa for its declining Covid-19 infection rate, approving the implementation of public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. This, according to WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, is indicative of a larger trend across the continent. Moeti spoke during an online media briefing to examine the status of the Covid-19 outbreak across the continent.

Africa: Over 200,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Cntinent After 13.3 Million Tests

[allAfrica] As of September 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,437,576. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,706, and recoveries 1,184,963. 217,905 cases are currently active and 13,371,886 tests have been perfor
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Africa: Over 200,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Cntinent After 13.3 Million Tests

[allAfrica] As of September 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,437,576. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,706, and recoveries 1,184,963. 217,905 cases are currently active and 13,371,886 tests have been performed.

Africa: Social, Environmental Factors Seen Behind Africa's Low Covid-19 Cases

[WHO] Brazzaville -- COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures tak
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Africa: Social, Environmental Factors Seen Behind Africa's Low Covid-19 Cases

[WHO] Brazzaville -- COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures taken by governments across the region.

Gambia: Hundreds Protest Over «Alarming Rate» of Maternal Deaths

[The Point] Hundreds of people mainly women yesterday thronged the busy Kairaba Avenue road protesting over what they described the «alarming rate» of maternal mortality in the country.
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Gambia: Hundreds Protest Over «Alarming Rate» of Maternal Deaths

[The Point] Hundreds of people mainly women yesterday thronged the busy Kairaba Avenue road protesting over what they described the «alarming rate» of maternal mortality in the country.

Nigeria: The Nigerian University That Defies Boko Haram

[DW] The University of Maiduguri has stayed open at the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency. A new book gives voice to the Nigerian academics who faced off with the radical Islamists who reject Western education as sinful.
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Nigeria: The Nigerian University That Defies Boko Haram

[DW] The University of Maiduguri has stayed open at the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency. A new book gives voice to the Nigerian academics who faced off with the radical Islamists who reject Western education as sinful.

Ethiopia: Debretsion Cements Tigray's Presidency As Region Forms New Parliament

[Addis Standard] Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), Chairman of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), the governing party of Tigray Regional State, cemented the region's presidency after receiving an overwhelming support by newly constituted regional parli
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Ethiopia: Debretsion Cements Tigray's Presidency As Region Forms New Parliament

[Addis Standard] Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), Chairman of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), the governing party of Tigray Regional State, cemented the region's presidency after receiving an overwhelming support by newly constituted regional parliament.

Africa: What is the Fundamental Difference Between Cigarette Smoke and Heated Tobacco Aerosol?

[allAfrica] On September 15th, 2020, Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris International (PMI) held a scientific online conference on the fundamental difference between cigarette smoke and heated tobacco product aerosol.  Scientists of PMI presented some of th
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Africa: What is the Fundamental Difference Between Cigarette Smoke and Heated Tobacco Aerosol?

[allAfrica] On September 15th, 2020, Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris International (PMI) held a scientific online conference on the fundamental difference between cigarette smoke and heated tobacco product aerosol.  Scientists of PMI presented some of the latest fundamental scientific evidence on the harm caused by combustion and innovative, less harmful, aerosols chemistry.

East Africa: People With This Blood Type Are Unlikely to Get Malaria

[Nation] The war against malaria just received a shot in the arm after new research should the potential a rare blood group could hold.
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East Africa: People With This Blood Type Are Unlikely to Get Malaria

[Nation] The war against malaria just received a shot in the arm after new research should the potential a rare blood group could hold.

Cote d'Ivoire: High Stakes, Tensions in Presidential Election

[African Arguments] Political leaders are unlikely to resolve rising tensions. To ensure stability, the electoral commission and regional bodies must intervene.
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Cote d'Ivoire: High Stakes, Tensions in Presidential Election

[African Arguments] Political leaders are unlikely to resolve rising tensions. To ensure stability, the electoral commission and regional bodies must intervene.

Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Surpasses 34,000 as Total Cases Exceed 1,4 Million

[allAfrica] As of September 23, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,420,664. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,323, and recoveries 1,168,363.
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Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Surpasses 34,000 as Total Cases Exceed 1,4 Million

[allAfrica] As of September 23, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,420,664. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,323, and recoveries 1,168,363.

Malawi: Malawi's President Appeals to Investors, Implores South African Farmers to 'Invest In Our Soil'

[allAfrica] New York -- With the world focused on fighting the pandemic, a remarkable achievement went largely unnoticed in Africa. A court in Malawi annulled a rigged election and a peaceful rerun ushered into power a popular opposition.
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Malawi: Malawi's President Appeals to Investors, Implores South African Farmers to 'Invest In Our Soil'

[allAfrica] New York -- With the world focused on fighting the pandemic, a remarkable achievement went largely unnoticed in Africa. A court in Malawi annulled a rigged election and a peaceful rerun ushered into power a popular opposition.

Ethiopia: UN Ready to Support Probe Into Haacaaluu Assassination, Violence

[Addis Standard] In her latest message on global human rights update Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said her office was ready to support a thorough investigation in to the June 29 assassination of prominent Oromo artist Haccaaluu Hu
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Ethiopia: UN Ready to Support Probe Into Haacaaluu Assassination, Violence

[Addis Standard] In her latest message on global human rights update Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said her office was ready to support a thorough investigation in to the June 29 assassination of prominent Oromo artist Haccaaluu Hundessa.

East Africa: U.S. Volunteer, South Sudanese Refugee Find Love in a Pandemic

[WFP] Uganda -- When American Faith Blanchard moved to Uganda to do charity work, she wasn't expecting to find love. But during her time volunteering at Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, that's exactly what happened. It was there she met Seme Ludanga, a South Suda
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East Africa: U.S. Volunteer, South Sudanese Refugee Find Love in a Pandemic

[WFP] Uganda -- When American Faith Blanchard moved to Uganda to do charity work, she wasn't expecting to find love. But during her time volunteering at Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, that's exactly what happened. It was there she met Seme Ludanga, a South Sudanese refugee and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Storyteller who changed her world.

Nigeria: #Fincen Files - U.S. Places Atiku, Wives, Under International Banking Surveillance

[Premium Times] It was the link with Atiku that triggered suspicious activity alert through HBNLY's transaction system
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Nigeria: #Fincen Files - U.S. Places Atiku, Wives, Under International Banking Surveillance

[Premium Times] It was the link with Atiku that triggered suspicious activity alert through HBNLY's transaction system

Africa: Journalists Targeted Across the Continent

[Legalbrief] Decades after many governments across the continent loosened control over broadcasters and publishers, the media industry is under threat.
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Africa: Journalists Targeted Across the Continent

[Legalbrief] Decades after many governments across the continent loosened control over broadcasters and publishers, the media industry is under threat.

Africa: How 'Dirty Gold' Enables International Money Laundering

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] After three years of digging, investigators in the United States had accumulated a mountain of evidence that they believed sealed the case against Kaloti Jewellery Group, one of the largest gold traders
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Africa: How 'Dirty Gold' Enables International Money Laundering

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] After three years of digging, investigators in the United States had accumulated a mountain of evidence that they believed sealed the case against Kaloti Jewellery Group, one of the largest gold traders and refiners in the world.

Africa: Shaping Peace Together in the Sahel

[allAfrica] The International Day of Peace, which is an annual special day, observed on 21 September around the world, has a distinct place in the Sahel. The United Nations established this special day in 1981 and in 2011, the UN General Assembly unanimously
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Africa: Shaping Peace Together in the Sahel

[allAfrica] The International Day of Peace, which is an annual special day, observed on 21 September around the world, has a distinct place in the Sahel. The United Nations established this special day in 1981 and in 2011, the UN General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the day as one fully devoted to non-violence and ceasefire among combatants across the globe.

Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Near 34,000 Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 21, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,407,677. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,957, and recoveries 1,153,359.
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Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Near 34,000 Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 21, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,407,677. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,957, and recoveries 1,153,359.

Egypt: Does Egypt Need to Go Nuclear?

[allAfrica] Egypt's venture into nuclear power has been planned from the top down, with environmental groups and rights organisations expressing  reservations, energy analysts questioning the need for the country's first nuclear plant, and many details of ag
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Egypt: Does Egypt Need to Go Nuclear?

[allAfrica] Egypt's venture into nuclear power has been planned from the top down, with environmental groups and rights organisations expressing  reservations, energy analysts questioning the need for the country's first nuclear plant, and many details of agreements with Russia remaining murky, writes Heba Taha in a guest column for AllAfrica.  

Central African Republic: Former Presidential Guard Chief Arrested On Torture Charges

[RFI] A former presidential guard head who worked for deposed Central African Republic President François Bozizé was arrested in France for alleged torture and complicity in crimes against humanity, according to a statement by the French Anti-Terrorism Pros
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Central African Republic: Former Presidential Guard Chief Arrested On Torture Charges

[RFI] A former presidential guard head who worked for deposed Central African Republic President François Bozizé was arrested in France for alleged torture and complicity in crimes against humanity, according to a statement by the French Anti-Terrorism Prosecuting Authority (PNAT) released on Saturday.

Tunisia: Tunisia's Youth Movement Stages Rally Claiming Dissolution of Parliament

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia's Youth Movement (MJT), on Saturday, staged a rally in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis, claiming the dissolution of Parliament.
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Tunisia: Tunisia's Youth Movement Stages Rally Claiming Dissolution of Parliament

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia's Youth Movement (MJT), on Saturday, staged a rally in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis, claiming the dissolution of Parliament.