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Cameroon: Govt Aims to Drink, Produce More Coffee

[VOA] Cameroon was once the 12th largest coffee producer in the world, but it is now in 31st place, after production sank from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today. While exports still dominate, Cameroon is looking to domestic coffee consumption to hel
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Cameroon: Govt Aims to Drink, Produce More Coffee

[VOA] Cameroon was once the 12th largest coffee producer in the world, but it is now in 31st place, after production sank from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today. While exports still dominate, Cameroon is looking to domestic coffee consumption to help boost production.

South Africa: Justice for Former Rwandan Spy Chief Murdered in South Africa?

[RFI] The suspects in the murder of ex-Rwandan spy Chief Patrick Karegeya could be brought to justice. A South African judge on Thursday ordered the case to be handed over to prosecutors who will consider whether to issue arrest warrants. The case threatens t
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South Africa: Justice for Former Rwandan Spy Chief Murdered in South Africa?

[RFI] The suspects in the murder of ex-Rwandan spy Chief Patrick Karegeya could be brought to justice. A South African judge on Thursday ordered the case to be handed over to prosecutors who will consider whether to issue arrest warrants. The case threatens to embarrass President Paul Kagame, accused of being «directly linked» to the alleged assassins.

Chad: Equatorial Guinea Opposition Leader Detained in Chad

[RFI] Chad's government continues to hold the head of an Equatorial Guinean opposition party after he was arrested south of N'Djamena, the Chadian capital, last Thursday, according to the Spanish foreign ministry.
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Chad: Equatorial Guinea Opposition Leader Detained in Chad

[RFI] Chad's government continues to hold the head of an Equatorial Guinean opposition party after he was arrested south of N'Djamena, the Chadian capital, last Thursday, according to the Spanish foreign ministry.

Rwanda: Rwanda Claims Uganda Cement Failed to Meet Quality Standards

[Monitor] Kampala -Hima Cement Limited, a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd which is a member of the LafargeHolcim group has become the latest victim of the current diplomatic row between Uganda and Rwanda.
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Rwanda: Rwanda Claims Uganda Cement Failed to Meet Quality Standards

[Monitor] Kampala -Hima Cement Limited, a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd which is a member of the LafargeHolcim group has become the latest victim of the current diplomatic row between Uganda and Rwanda.

Nigeria: Cameroon, Nigeria Discuss Return of 4,000 Refugees

[Guardian] Cameroon officials on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangements with neighbouring Nigeria for the return of 4,000 Nigerian refugees to their country by April 29.
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Nigeria: Cameroon, Nigeria Discuss Return of 4,000 Refugees

[Guardian] Cameroon officials on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangements with neighbouring Nigeria for the return of 4,000 Nigerian refugees to their country by April 29.

Rwanda: Business Community Upbeat Over RwandAir's New Kinshasa Route

[New Times] RwandAir will operate three weekly direct flights from Kigali International Airport to N'Djili International Airport in Kinshasa.
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Rwanda: Business Community Upbeat Over RwandAir's New Kinshasa Route

[New Times] RwandAir will operate three weekly direct flights from Kigali International Airport to N'Djili International Airport in Kinshasa.

Congo-Kinshasa: 'One Day Congo Will Explode' - What Now for the DRC's 'President-Elect'?

[African Arguments] Martin Fayulu is widely believed to have been the true victor of the DRC's 2018 elections, but is not president. We spoke to him about his next steps.
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Congo-Kinshasa: 'One Day Congo Will Explode' - What Now for the DRC's 'President-Elect'?

[African Arguments] Martin Fayulu is widely believed to have been the true victor of the DRC's 2018 elections, but is not president. We spoke to him about his next steps.

Congo-Kinshasa: 'One Day Congo Will Explode' - What Now for the DRC's «President-Elect»?

[African Arguments] Martin Fayulu is widely believed to have been the true victor of the DRC's 2018 elections. We spoke to him about his next steps.
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Congo-Kinshasa: 'One Day Congo Will Explode' - What Now for the DRC's «President-Elect»?

[African Arguments] Martin Fayulu is widely believed to have been the true victor of the DRC's 2018 elections. We spoke to him about his next steps.

Cameroon: Students, Teachers Avoid Cameroon Border Schools 5 Years after Chibok Kidnappings

[VOA] This week marks five years since Boko Haram militants kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from the village of Chibok. The kidnappings spread fear across the border in Cameroon, where hundreds of schools closed. Authorities have since ordered scho
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Cameroon: Students, Teachers Avoid Cameroon Border Schools 5 Years after Chibok Kidnappings

[VOA] This week marks five years since Boko Haram militants kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from the village of Chibok. The kidnappings spread fear across the border in Cameroon, where hundreds of schools closed. Authorities have since ordered schools to reopen, but many students and teachers refuse to return.

Rwanda: Albino Woman Gains Fame from Music Video

[VOA] A Rwandan albino woman has appeared in a music video, attracting widespread attention and helping alleviate the stigma of albinos in Africa. Claudine Mukarusine has described the video as a spark of light in a life filled with discrimination and fear.
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Rwanda: Albino Woman Gains Fame from Music Video

[VOA] A Rwandan albino woman has appeared in a music video, attracting widespread attention and helping alleviate the stigma of albinos in Africa. Claudine Mukarusine has described the video as a spark of light in a life filled with discrimination and fear.

Cameroon: Authorities Detain 30 Nigerians Allegedly Linked to Boko Haram

[VOA] Cameroon authorities have detained 30 Nigerians who crossed the border Saturday on suspicion of links to Boko Haram Islamist militants. Police say the group of mainly women and children did not have permission to cross the border or identification cards
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Cameroon: Authorities Detain 30 Nigerians Allegedly Linked to Boko Haram

[VOA] Cameroon authorities have detained 30 Nigerians who crossed the border Saturday on suspicion of links to Boko Haram Islamist militants. Police say the group of mainly women and children did not have permission to cross the border or identification cards, and failed to answer their questions, as

Angola: Vice President of Cuba's Council of Ministers Arrives in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice President of Cuba's Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, arrived on Monday morning in Luanda, with a view to co-chairing the 14th Session of the Angola-Cuba Intergovernmental Commission, which will happen in the Angolan capita
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Angola: Vice President of Cuba's Council of Ministers Arrives in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice President of Cuba's Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, arrived on Monday morning in Luanda, with a view to co-chairing the 14th Session of the Angola-Cuba Intergovernmental Commission, which will happen in the Angolan capital for the next three days.

Angola: Angola's Aenergy Is First African Business To Receive Anti-Bribery Certificate

[Aenergy] One of Africa's major energy and transportation firms - Aenergy - has become the continent's first business to be recognised by Bureau Veritas for its outstanding work practices.
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Angola: Angola's Aenergy Is First African Business To Receive Anti-Bribery Certificate

[Aenergy] One of Africa's major energy and transportation firms - Aenergy - has become the continent's first business to be recognised by Bureau Veritas for its outstanding work practices.

Rwanda: Nyarugenge Mine Collapse Kills Four People, Injures Two

[New Times] Four people have been confirmed dead while two others were critically injured in cassiterite mine collapse in Mageragere Sector, Nyarugenge District.
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Rwanda: Nyarugenge Mine Collapse Kills Four People, Injures Two

[New Times] Four people have been confirmed dead while two others were critically injured in cassiterite mine collapse in Mageragere Sector, Nyarugenge District.

Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Facing Crisis Ahead of Forming Govt

[East African] President Felix Tshisekedi could be courting a political crisis as he seeks to consolidate his grip on power and shake off the influence of his predecessor Joseph Kabila.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Facing Crisis Ahead of Forming Govt

[East African] President Felix Tshisekedi could be courting a political crisis as he seeks to consolidate his grip on power and shake off the influence of his predecessor Joseph Kabila.

Rwanda: Why West Nilers Should Not Celebrate Over Their New 'Savior'

[New Times] The sustained campaign to sanitise fraudulent Rwandan businessman Tribert Rujugiro is up in earnest, especially in Uganda.
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Rwanda: Why West Nilers Should Not Celebrate Over Their New 'Savior'

[New Times] The sustained campaign to sanitise fraudulent Rwandan businessman Tribert Rujugiro is up in earnest, especially in Uganda.

Rwanda: How Three Genocide Survivors Are Using Photography to Help Vulnerable Children

[New Times] Jean Bizimana, Gadi Habumugisha and Mussa Uwitonze, are Rwandan orphans who lost their parents during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.
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Rwanda: How Three Genocide Survivors Are Using Photography to Help Vulnerable Children

[New Times] Jean Bizimana, Gadi Habumugisha and Mussa Uwitonze, are Rwandan orphans who lost their parents during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

Rwanda: Rwandans Angered By 'Le Monde' Racist Cartoon

[New Times] A negationist and racist cartoon by French paper Le Monde on Friday drew the ire of many Rwandans and friends of Rwanda as the nation continued to mourn and commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
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Rwanda: Rwandans Angered By 'Le Monde' Racist Cartoon

[New Times] A negationist and racist cartoon by French paper Le Monde on Friday drew the ire of many Rwandans and friends of Rwanda as the nation continued to mourn and commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Rwanda: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide 25 Years On

[MSF] When the massacres started in Rwanda twenty-five years ago, on April 7, 1994, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières teams suddenly found themselves caught in a frenzy of violence. MSF, which had teams across the country, was keenly aware o
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Rwanda: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide 25 Years On

[MSF] When the massacres started in Rwanda twenty-five years ago, on April 7, 1994, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières teams suddenly found themselves caught in a frenzy of violence. MSF, which had teams across the country, was keenly aware of mounting tensions throughout the early 1990s between members of the Hutu ethnic majority--who controlled Rwanda's government--and the Tutsi minority. But no one was prepared for the scale of the violence to come, as the Hutu-led government launc

Rwanda: Survivor of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda Recounts Her Story As UN Marks 25th Anniversary

[UN News] «Miraculously I had no machete marks» a survivor of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda told a solemn United Nations event in New York on Friday, 25 years on, to remember the systematic killing of more than one million people, over
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Rwanda: Survivor of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda Recounts Her Story As UN Marks 25th Anniversary

[UN News] «Miraculously I had no machete marks» a survivor of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda told a solemn United Nations event in New York on Friday, 25 years on, to remember the systematic killing of more than one million people, over less than three months.

Nigeria: Buhari Arrives Chad for Session With Heads of State

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N'Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
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Nigeria: Buhari Arrives Chad for Session With Heads of State

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N'Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

Angola: Children With HIV to Benefit From Early Treatment

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 2019-2021 Operational Plan for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV will enable the early diagnosis and treatment of children with the disease and the provision of medical advice.
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Angola: Children With HIV to Benefit From Early Treatment

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 2019-2021 Operational Plan for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV will enable the early diagnosis and treatment of children with the disease and the provision of medical advice.

Malawi: Zambia, Rwanda Give Humanitarian Assistance for Flood Victims

[Nyasa Times] The Zambian and Rwanda governments have provided assorted humanitarian assistance to Malawi Government to mitigate the effects of flooding and tropical cyclone Idai.
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Malawi: Zambia, Rwanda Give Humanitarian Assistance for Flood Victims

[Nyasa Times] The Zambian and Rwanda governments have provided assorted humanitarian assistance to Malawi Government to mitigate the effects of flooding and tropical cyclone Idai.

Rwanda: Kwibuka25 - Rwanda Urges International Community to Stand Up for Truth, Justice

[New Times] As Rwanda marks the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, members of the international community have been reminded of their role in various aspects, including delivery of justice, combating genocide denial and ideology as wel
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Rwanda: Kwibuka25 - Rwanda Urges International Community to Stand Up for Truth, Justice

[New Times] As Rwanda marks the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, members of the international community have been reminded of their role in various aspects, including delivery of justice, combating genocide denial and ideology as well as sharing archives related to the Genocide.

Rwanda: Genocide Widow - I Never Thought of Replacing My Husband

[Deutsche Welle] A village on the outskirts of Kigali has become home to 140 widows. They are still grappling with the loss of their husbands in Rwanda's genocide 25 years ago. DW's Isaac Mugabi spoke to the women.
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Rwanda: Genocide Widow - I Never Thought of Replacing My Husband

[Deutsche Welle] A village on the outskirts of Kigali has become home to 140 widows. They are still grappling with the loss of their husbands in Rwanda's genocide 25 years ago. DW's Isaac Mugabi spoke to the women.

Rwanda: Co-creation Hub Launches Design Lab Fellowship in Kigali

[New Times] Co-creation Hub's Design Lab Kigali is, on Friday, expected to launch the 'Design Fellowship', a six-month immersive training programme for recent graduates looking to address some of Africa's complex problems through design-inspired innovations.
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Rwanda: Co-creation Hub Launches Design Lab Fellowship in Kigali

[New Times] Co-creation Hub's Design Lab Kigali is, on Friday, expected to launch the 'Design Fellowship', a six-month immersive training programme for recent graduates looking to address some of Africa's complex problems through design-inspired innovations.

Cameroon: Limbe Arts and Culture Festival - a Rallying Force

[Cameroon Tribune] A cross section of the tribes and cultures of Cameroon found solace beginning April 06, at the sixth edition of the Limbe festival dubbed FESTAC.
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Cameroon: Limbe Arts and Culture Festival - a Rallying Force

[Cameroon Tribune] A cross section of the tribes and cultures of Cameroon found solace beginning April 06, at the sixth edition of the Limbe festival dubbed FESTAC.

Cameroon: Military Rescues Hostages Abandoned by Suspected CAR Rebels

[VOA] Cameroon's military has rescued five people who were abducted and held for months inside the Central African Republic. The hostages, found Tuesday abandoned in the wild, say they were treated as slaves by suspected CAR rebels because their families coul
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Cameroon: Military Rescues Hostages Abandoned by Suspected CAR Rebels

[VOA] Cameroon's military has rescued five people who were abducted and held for months inside the Central African Republic. The hostages, found Tuesday abandoned in the wild, say they were treated as slaves by suspected CAR rebels because their families could not afford to pay a ransom.

Central African Republic: CAR, Russia solidify bilateral relations

[CAJ News] Bangui -THE Central African Republic (CAR) has cemented bilateral relations with Russia after the Eurasian country brokered a deal that brought reconciliation in the African nation.
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Central African Republic: CAR, Russia solidify bilateral relations

[CAJ News] Bangui -THE Central African Republic (CAR) has cemented bilateral relations with Russia after the Eurasian country brokered a deal that brought reconciliation in the African nation.

Congo-Kinshasa: Number of Ebola Cases in North Kivu on The Rise

[WHO] The recent escalation in the number of  Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases continues in the North Kivu provinces of  the  Democratic  Republic  of  the  Congo.  This  past  week  saw 65 new  confirmed  cases  reported  in  the  last seven
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Congo-Kinshasa: Number of Ebola Cases in North Kivu on The Rise

[WHO] The recent escalation in the number of  Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases continues in the North Kivu provinces of  the  Democratic  Republic  of  the  Congo.  This  past  week  saw 65 new  confirmed  cases  reported  in  the  last seven days, predominantly from the areas ofKatwa, Mandima, Butembo, and Vuhovi. During the last 21 days (18 March to 7 April 2019), 58health areas within 13health zones reported new cases; 42%of t

Cameroon: Govt Forces Attack Village - HRW

[HRW] Cameroonian soldiers, gendarmes, and members of the Rapid Intervention Brigade (BIR) carried out a deadly attack on the North-West region village of Meluf on April 4, 2019. Government forces killed five civilian men, including one with a mental disabili
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Cameroon: Govt Forces Attack Village - HRW

[HRW] Cameroonian soldiers, gendarmes, and members of the Rapid Intervention Brigade (BIR) carried out a deadly attack on the North-West region village of Meluf on April 4, 2019. Government forces killed five civilian men, including one with a mental disability, and wounded one woman. Three of the bodies were later found mutilated,including one that had been decapitated.

Rwanda: How Significant Is Belgium's Move to Criminalise Genocide Denial?

[New Times] Belgium will later this month criminalise denial of the Genocide against the Tutsi, the country's Prime Minister, Charles Michel, announced this week in Kigali.
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Rwanda: How Significant Is Belgium's Move to Criminalise Genocide Denial?

[New Times] Belgium will later this month criminalise denial of the Genocide against the Tutsi, the country's Prime Minister, Charles Michel, announced this week in Kigali.

Congo-Kinshasa: Prosecution, Victims' Lawyers Oppose Stay of Proceedings in Ntaganda Trial

[International Justice Monitor] The prosecution and victims' lawyers have opposed a defense request for judges to order a stay of proceedings in Bosco Ntaganda's International Criminal Court (ICC) trial. The defense last week asked Trial Chamber VI to tempora
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Congo-Kinshasa: Prosecution, Victims' Lawyers Oppose Stay of Proceedings in Ntaganda Trial

[International Justice Monitor] The prosecution and victims' lawyers have opposed a defense request for judges to order a stay of proceedings in Bosco Ntaganda's International Criminal Court (ICC) trial. The defense last week asked Trial Chamber VI to temporarily stay the proceedings until Ntaganda has had the opportunity to litigate the possible disqualification of Judge Kuniko Ozaki from the case.

Burundi: 10 Years On, Justice Denied for Murdered Activist

[HRW] Nairobi -The government of Burundi has failed to deliver justice for the killing of Ernest Manirumva, a Burundian anti-corruption activist, a decade ago. The emblematic case is an example of political interference with criminal investigations, especiall
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Burundi: 10 Years On, Justice Denied for Murdered Activist

[HRW] Nairobi -The government of Burundi has failed to deliver justice for the killing of Ernest Manirumva, a Burundian anti-corruption activist, a decade ago. The emblematic case is an example of political interference with criminal investigations, especially in politically sensitive cases involving activists.