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Congo-Kinshasa: The ICC's Work in Congo Isn't Done

[HRW] On June 17, the Canadian Partnership for International Justice submitted a letter to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) urging her to investigate the former Congolese president, Joseph Kabila, and senior officials from his governme
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Congo-Kinshasa: The ICC's Work in Congo Isn't Done

[HRW] On June 17, the Canadian Partnership for International Justice submitted a letter to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) urging her to investigate the former Congolese president, Joseph Kabila, and senior officials from his government for atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This letter is a reminder that the work of the ICC in Congo is far from over. A look back at the court's promises, achievements, and missteps in Congo reveals that the ICC should do more to bring cases a

East Africa: EAC Calls for Sanctions on Defaulting Burundi, South Sudan

[East African] When the East African Legislative Assembly passed a motion on June 30 to censure South Sudan and Burundi for defaulting on their annual payments, it also recommended that the Council of Ministers take further action against the two countries.
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East Africa: EAC Calls for Sanctions on Defaulting Burundi, South Sudan

[East African] When the East African Legislative Assembly passed a motion on June 30 to censure South Sudan and Burundi for defaulting on their annual payments, it also recommended that the Council of Ministers take further action against the two countries.

Rwanda: Govt Pilots Home-Based Management for Covid-19 Cases

[New Times] The Ministry of Health is testing whether community-based management for Covid-19 is feasible in the country, with the possibility of using it to manage the pandemic.
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Rwanda: Govt Pilots Home-Based Management for Covid-19 Cases

[New Times] The Ministry of Health is testing whether community-based management for Covid-19 is feasible in the country, with the possibility of using it to manage the pandemic.

Central African Republic: Stability Needed for Upcoming Elections

[ISS] In the run-up to the Central African Republic's (CAR) 27 December 2020 elections, political manoeuvrings have started within both government and the opposition. Former president François Bozizé announced his candidacy after returning to CAR in Decembe
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Central African Republic: Stability Needed for Upcoming Elections

[ISS] In the run-up to the Central African Republic's (CAR) 27 December 2020 elections, political manoeuvrings have started within both government and the opposition. Former president François Bozizé announced his candidacy after returning to CAR in December 2019, having spent nearly six years in exile. He is believed to still wield significant power on the political scene.

East Africa: Violence in Western Darfur Forces 2,500 People Into Chad - UN

[UN News] Recent clashes in Sudan's Western Darfur region has driven more than 2,500 people across the border into neighbouring Chad, the United Nations refugee agency has reported.
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East Africa: Violence in Western Darfur Forces 2,500 People Into Chad - UN

[UN News] Recent clashes in Sudan's Western Darfur region has driven more than 2,500 people across the border into neighbouring Chad, the United Nations refugee agency has reported.

Angola: Beleaguered Billionaire Dos Santos Quits Unitel Board

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Isabel dos Santos has stepped down from the board of Angola's mobile phone operator Unitel, citing «a climate of permanent conflict» among the company's directors.
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Angola: Beleaguered Billionaire Dos Santos Quits Unitel Board

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Isabel dos Santos has stepped down from the board of Angola's mobile phone operator Unitel, citing «a climate of permanent conflict» among the company's directors.

Kenya: Equity Completes Acquisition of Congolese Lender at a Cost of Sh10.2 Billion

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Equity Group Holdings PLC has completed its acquisition of 66.53 percent stake in the Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) at a cost of USD 95 Million - Sh10.2 billion.
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Kenya: Equity Completes Acquisition of Congolese Lender at a Cost of Sh10.2 Billion

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Equity Group Holdings PLC has completed its acquisition of 66.53 percent stake in the Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) at a cost of USD 95 Million - Sh10.2 billion.

East Africa: Violence in Sudan's Western Darfur Forces 2,500 People Into Chad - UN Refugee Agency

[UN News] Recent clashes in Sudan's Western Darfur region has driven more than 2,500 people across the border into neighbouring Chad, the United Nations refugee agency has reported.
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East Africa: Violence in Sudan's Western Darfur Forces 2,500 People Into Chad - UN Refugee Agency

[UN News] Recent clashes in Sudan's Western Darfur region has driven more than 2,500 people across the border into neighbouring Chad, the United Nations refugee agency has reported.

Chad: How Free Is Country 60 Years After Independence?

[DW] Following the clamor of World War II, France abandoned its former colonial empire, including Chad. 60 years down the road, Chadians say they're suffocating under the rule of President Idris Deby while Paris looks away.
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Chad: How Free Is Country 60 Years After Independence?

[DW] Following the clamor of World War II, France abandoned its former colonial empire, including Chad. 60 years down the road, Chadians say they're suffocating under the rule of President Idris Deby while Paris looks away.

Africa: ICC's Role in Africa Sharply in Focus

[Legalbrief] Eighteen years after the Rome Statute entered into force and the International Criminal Court (ICC) began functioning, it continues to face objections about its jurisdiction, accusations of bias, questioning over the fairness of its case-selectio
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Africa: ICC's Role in Africa Sharply in Focus

[Legalbrief] Eighteen years after the Rome Statute entered into force and the International Criminal Court (ICC) began functioning, it continues to face objections about its jurisdiction, accusations of bias, questioning over the fairness of its case-selection and trial procedures and doubts about its effectiveness.

Rwanda: Researchers Discover New Malaria Strain

[New Times] While the resistance was identified in a laboratory experiment, the researchers say that it has not yet appeared among humans across the country.
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Rwanda: Researchers Discover New Malaria Strain

[New Times] While the resistance was identified in a laboratory experiment, the researchers say that it has not yet appeared among humans across the country.

Cameroon: Outrage After Detainee Dies Chained to Hospital Bed

[Nation] Yaounde -- An avalanche of condemnation from human rights advocates has followed new of the death of a Cameroonian detainee under shocking circumstances.
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Cameroon: Outrage After Detainee Dies Chained to Hospital Bed

[Nation] Yaounde -- An avalanche of condemnation from human rights advocates has followed new of the death of a Cameroonian detainee under shocking circumstances.

Congo-Kinshasa: From Despair to Hope in the DRC - a Teen Mother's Inspiring Journey

[UNFPA] Lubumbashi -- One of 11 children, Ruth Kalenga's father died when she was in her second year of high school. During this period, she fell pregnant. «We suffered with my child,» she said.
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Congo-Kinshasa: From Despair to Hope in the DRC - a Teen Mother's Inspiring Journey

[UNFPA] Lubumbashi -- One of 11 children, Ruth Kalenga's father died when she was in her second year of high school. During this period, she fell pregnant. «We suffered with my child,» she said.

Central Africa: Central African States Seek to Make Forests Work for People and Planet

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona, Spain -- «Unless we can make timber into a precious resource, we're not going to be able to maintain these Congo Basin forests»
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Central Africa: Central African States Seek to Make Forests Work for People and Planet

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona, Spain -- «Unless we can make timber into a precious resource, we're not going to be able to maintain these Congo Basin forests»

Congo-Kinshasa: UNICEF Loses Life-Saving Supplies in Kinshasa Warehouse Fire

[Unicef] Kinshasa -- A fire that broke out today at the UNICEF's warehouse in Kinshasa destroyed a large stock of materials and equipment for the most vulnerable children and communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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Congo-Kinshasa: UNICEF Loses Life-Saving Supplies in Kinshasa Warehouse Fire

[Unicef] Kinshasa -- A fire that broke out today at the UNICEF's warehouse in Kinshasa destroyed a large stock of materials and equipment for the most vulnerable children and communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Cameroon: Finally, 'Indomitable Lions' Receive World Cup Houses

[Nation] Members of the Cameroon national football team at the 1990 Fifa World Cup in Italy will finally receive houses promised them by the country's president, Paul Biya 30 years ago.
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Cameroon: Finally, 'Indomitable Lions' Receive World Cup Houses

[Nation] Members of the Cameroon national football team at the 1990 Fifa World Cup in Italy will finally receive houses promised them by the country's president, Paul Biya 30 years ago.

Angola: Victims of Violence Assisted At Integrated Support Center

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Children and citizens victim of violence are since Thursday receiving assistance at Luanda's Talatona municipality Center for Integrated Support to Victim of Violence (CAIVVITA).
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Angola: Victims of Violence Assisted At Integrated Support Center

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Children and citizens victim of violence are since Thursday receiving assistance at Luanda's Talatona municipality Center for Integrated Support to Victim of Violence (CAIVVITA).

Rwanda: University of Rwanda in Search for New Vice-Chancellor

[New Times] The University of Rwanda (UR) has started the search for a new Vice-Chancellor to replace the outgoing Phillip Cotton.
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Rwanda: University of Rwanda in Search for New Vice-Chancellor

[New Times] The University of Rwanda (UR) has started the search for a new Vice-Chancellor to replace the outgoing Phillip Cotton.

Cameroon: Outrage at New Boko Haram Attack, Children Among Victims

[allAfrica] Geneva -- Boko Haram is wreaking havoc in Cameroon as well as Nigeria and other countries in the Sahel region and its attacks are going mostly unnoticed by a world focused on the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Cameroon: Outrage at New Boko Haram Attack, Children Among Victims

[allAfrica] Geneva -- Boko Haram is wreaking havoc in Cameroon as well as Nigeria and other countries in the Sahel region and its attacks are going mostly unnoticed by a world focused on the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Angola: Citizens Turn to Social Media to Criticise President Lourenço

[East African] Luanda -- Angola's President João Lourenço is facing a barrage of online criticism over his governance, in what could suggest a tougher virtual battle for him ahead of the 2022 elections.
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Angola: Citizens Turn to Social Media to Criticise President Lourenço

[East African] Luanda -- Angola's President João Lourenço is facing a barrage of online criticism over his governance, in what could suggest a tougher virtual battle for him ahead of the 2022 elections.

Cameroon: Covid-19 Worsens Pre-Existing Vulnerabilities for People with Disabilities

[Africa In Fact] Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, persons living with disabilities in Cameroon had a peculiar problem - they lacked adequate social support and service delivery. Then, the coronavirus emerged and compounded pre-existing vu
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Cameroon: Covid-19 Worsens Pre-Existing Vulnerabilities for People with Disabilities

[Africa In Fact] Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, persons living with disabilities in Cameroon had a peculiar problem - they lacked adequate social support and service delivery. Then, the coronavirus emerged and compounded pre-existing vulnerabilities for them.

Angola: Angolans Turn to Social Media to Criticise President Lourenço

[Nation] Luanda -- Angola's President João Lourenço is facing a barrage of online criticism over his governance, in what could suggest a tougher virtual battle for him ahead of the 2022 elections.
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Angola: Angolans Turn to Social Media to Criticise President Lourenço

[Nation] Luanda -- Angola's President João Lourenço is facing a barrage of online criticism over his governance, in what could suggest a tougher virtual battle for him ahead of the 2022 elections.

Angola: Police Predict 5 Percent Drop in Offences By December

[ANGOP] Luanda -- National Police (PN) are implementing strategies and stepping up local patrolling to reduce crime in the country by 5 percent until December, whose the rate of crimes tend to increase.
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Angola: Police Predict 5 Percent Drop in Offences By December

[ANGOP] Luanda -- National Police (PN) are implementing strategies and stepping up local patrolling to reduce crime in the country by 5 percent until December, whose the rate of crimes tend to increase.

Tanzania: Diamond and His Rich Rwandese Bae's Grand Wedding Plans

[Nairobi News] Lately, on his social media, Tanzanian heartthrob Diamond Platnumz has been dropping hints of his intentions to walk down the aisle and if all goes as planned, the father of five, will be a married man by end of this year.
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Tanzania: Diamond and His Rich Rwandese Bae's Grand Wedding Plans

[Nairobi News] Lately, on his social media, Tanzanian heartthrob Diamond Platnumz has been dropping hints of his intentions to walk down the aisle and if all goes as planned, the father of five, will be a married man by end of this year.

Rwanda: New Electronic Auctioning System to Curb Corruption

[New Times] An Electronic Auctioning System will officially be launched on Wednesday, August 5, as courts move to reduce corruption in the auctioning process of loan defaulters' property.
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Rwanda: New Electronic Auctioning System to Curb Corruption

[New Times] An Electronic Auctioning System will officially be launched on Wednesday, August 5, as courts move to reduce corruption in the auctioning process of loan defaulters' property.

Cameroon: Tomato Farmers Count Losses to Wild Weather and Lockdown

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -- Too little rainfall and then too much has paired with coronavirus impacts in Central Africa, leaving growers struggling
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Cameroon: Tomato Farmers Count Losses to Wild Weather and Lockdown

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -- Too little rainfall and then too much has paired with coronavirus impacts in Central Africa, leaving growers struggling

Cameroon: 16 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Far North

[RFI] A grenade attack launched early Sunday morning at a displaced person's camp in the Far North region of Cameroon killed 16 people and wounded seven, according to local officials.
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Cameroon: 16 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Far North

[RFI] A grenade attack launched early Sunday morning at a displaced person's camp in the Far North region of Cameroon killed 16 people and wounded seven, according to local officials.

Congo-Kinshasa: Corrupt Networks Push Tshisekedi to Order Investigations

[Nation] Kinshasa -- Corruption is Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi's latest headache following his takeover from Joseph Kabila in January last year.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Corrupt Networks Push Tshisekedi to Order Investigations

[Nation] Kinshasa -- Corruption is Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi's latest headache following his takeover from Joseph Kabila in January last year.

Rwanda: Covid-19 Curfew - New Platform to Facilitate Movement of Late, Early Morning Flyers

[New Times] Following the reopening of the country to international air travel, Rwanda National Police (RNP) has provided an online platform to help people with late departure and arrival flights to facilitate their movements past curfew hours.
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Rwanda: Covid-19 Curfew - New Platform to Facilitate Movement of Late, Early Morning Flyers

[New Times] Following the reopening of the country to international air travel, Rwanda National Police (RNP) has provided an online platform to help people with late departure and arrival flights to facilitate their movements past curfew hours.

Africa: Cameroon Legend Tataw Passes Away

[CAF] Cameroon legend Stephen Tataw passed away on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Yaounde after a short illness, the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has confirmed. He was 57.
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Africa: Cameroon Legend Tataw Passes Away

[CAF] Cameroon legend Stephen Tataw passed away on Friday, 31 July 2020 in Yaounde after a short illness, the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has confirmed. He was 57.