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Congo-Kinshasa: In Secret Action, Trump Administration Granted License to Sanctioned Mining Billionaire Dan Gertler

[The Sentry] Washington, DC -- Experts Recommend Banks Maintain Blocks on Gertler-Linked Assets and Transactions
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Congo-Kinshasa: In Secret Action, Trump Administration Granted License to Sanctioned Mining Billionaire Dan Gertler

[The Sentry] Washington, DC -- Experts Recommend Banks Maintain Blocks on Gertler-Linked Assets and Transactions

Chad: New Challenges for Chad's Army

[ICG] The Chadian army, while essential to counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel, is also a source of potential instability for the country. Chadian authorities, supported by their international partners, should build a more representative and professiona
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Chad: New Challenges for Chad's Army

[ICG] The Chadian army, while essential to counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel, is also a source of potential instability for the country. Chadian authorities, supported by their international partners, should build a more representative and professional army, and establish safeguards to discourage violence in the event of a succession crisis.

Burundi: Will Burundi's Tourism Turn the Tide?

[East African] Burundi, which describes itself as «The Heart of Africa», is generally bypassed by travellers to the region, with its more famous neighbours -- Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda -- taking the lion's share of East Africa's tourism p
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Burundi: Will Burundi's Tourism Turn the Tide?

[East African] Burundi, which describes itself as «The Heart of Africa», is generally bypassed by travellers to the region, with its more famous neighbours -- Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda -- taking the lion's share of East Africa's tourism pie.

Central African Republic: Govt Declares 15-Day State of Emergency Amid Surge in Rebel Attacks

[DW] The government declared a 15 day state of emergency after rebels attempted to blockade the capital. The country's UN envoy has also urged for more peacekeepers to be deployed.
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Central African Republic: Govt Declares 15-Day State of Emergency Amid Surge in Rebel Attacks

[DW] The government declared a 15 day state of emergency after rebels attempted to blockade the capital. The country's UN envoy has also urged for more peacekeepers to be deployed.

Rwanda: Food Relief in Kigali to Be Distributed Door-to-Door

[New Times] Kigali city districts are working on a system through which they will distribute food relief to residents who currently have no source of income due to the latest lockdown imposed on January 18, 2021.
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Rwanda: Food Relief in Kigali to Be Distributed Door-to-Door

[New Times] Kigali city districts are working on a system through which they will distribute food relief to residents who currently have no source of income due to the latest lockdown imposed on January 18, 2021.

Rwanda: Panic Shopping as Kigali Goes Back Into Lockdown

[New Times] Food markets across Kigali city were on January 19 flocked by crowds of people - retailers and wholesalers - following an announcement that the capital was returning to total lockdown.
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Rwanda: Panic Shopping as Kigali Goes Back Into Lockdown

[New Times] Food markets across Kigali city were on January 19 flocked by crowds of people - retailers and wholesalers - following an announcement that the capital was returning to total lockdown.

Congo-Kinshasa: Protests After Controversial Preacher's Arrest

[Nation] The arrest of a local cleric in Lubumbashi, the DRC, over incitement has elicited protests in Haut-Katanga province, evoking memories of secession demands.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Protests After Controversial Preacher's Arrest

[Nation] The arrest of a local cleric in Lubumbashi, the DRC, over incitement has elicited protests in Haut-Katanga province, evoking memories of secession demands.

Angola: Could Isabel Dos Santos Make a Comeback?

[DW] The billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president was considered the richest woman in Africa. But the Luanda Leaks scandal brought Isabel dos Santos' house of cards crashing down a year ago.
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Angola: Could Isabel Dos Santos Make a Comeback?

[DW] The billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president was considered the richest woman in Africa. But the Luanda Leaks scandal brought Isabel dos Santos' house of cards crashing down a year ago.

Angola: China Sonangol International Privatisation May Begin This Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The selling process of the oil company (Sonangol)'s stake in China International Holding (CSIH) may begin this year, according to the Privatisation Programme (Propriv) underway in the country.
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Angola: China Sonangol International Privatisation May Begin This Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The selling process of the oil company (Sonangol)'s stake in China International Holding (CSIH) may begin this year, according to the Privatisation Programme (Propriv) underway in the country.

Rwanda: Kigali Placed Under Lockdown in New Tougher Covid-19 Restrictions

[New Times] President Paul Kagame chaired a Cabinet meeting on Monday, January 18, 2021, where strict guidelines were put in place to slow the spread of new Covid-19 infections.
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Rwanda: Kigali Placed Under Lockdown in New Tougher Covid-19 Restrictions

[New Times] President Paul Kagame chaired a Cabinet meeting on Monday, January 18, 2021, where strict guidelines were put in place to slow the spread of new Covid-19 infections.

Rwanda: Covid-19 - All Schools in Kigali Closed for Two Weeks

[New Times] Effective Monday, January 18, all nursery, primary and secondary schools will be closed in the City of Kigali, the Ministry of Education has announced.
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Rwanda: Covid-19 - All Schools in Kigali Closed for Two Weeks

[New Times] Effective Monday, January 18, all nursery, primary and secondary schools will be closed in the City of Kigali, the Ministry of Education has announced.

Zimbabwe/Cameroon: Warriors Fall in CHAN Opener

[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Warriors began their record equalling fifth appearance at the African Nations Championship (Chan) finals in cruel fashion after narrowly losing to hosts Cameroon courtesy of a Salomon Banga second half strike at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo St
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Zimbabwe/Cameroon: Warriors Fall in CHAN Opener

[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Warriors began their record equalling fifth appearance at the African Nations Championship (Chan) finals in cruel fashion after narrowly losing to hosts Cameroon courtesy of a Salomon Banga second half strike at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium last night.

Cameroon: Authorities Urged to Seek Justice for Recent Deadly Attacks

[UN News] UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to take steps to prosecute perpetrators behind two recent deadly attacks in the Anglophone provinces of the country, his Spokesperson said on Friday.
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Cameroon: Authorities Urged to Seek Justice for Recent Deadly Attacks

[UN News] UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to take steps to prosecute perpetrators behind two recent deadly attacks in the Anglophone provinces of the country, his Spokesperson said on Friday.

Congo-Kinshasa: Secretary-General Appoints Bintou Keita of Guinea Special Representative in Democratic Republic of Congo

[Monusco] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MON
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Congo-Kinshasa: Secretary-General Appoints Bintou Keita of Guinea Special Representative in Democratic Republic of Congo

[Monusco] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Rwanda: Mad Rush to Fix Gaps Ahead of Return of Younger Schoolchildren

[New Times] As nursery and lower primary pupils prepare to resume physical learning, some schools have cited uncompleted new classrooms as one of the challenges to welcoming back learners in the midst of the pandemic.
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Rwanda: Mad Rush to Fix Gaps Ahead of Return of Younger Schoolchildren

[New Times] As nursery and lower primary pupils prepare to resume physical learning, some schools have cited uncompleted new classrooms as one of the challenges to welcoming back learners in the midst of the pandemic.

Central African Republic: UN Security Council Condemns Car Rebel Attack On Bangui

[RFI] The UN Security Council has denounced Wednesday's attack on the Central African Republic capital Bangui that left one blue helmet dead. It marks the first attack by the Coalition of Patriots for Change (CPC) rebel group on the capital, a key objective f
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Central African Republic: UN Security Council Condemns Car Rebel Attack On Bangui

[RFI] The UN Security Council has denounced Wednesday's attack on the Central African Republic capital Bangui that left one blue helmet dead. It marks the first attack by the Coalition of Patriots for Change (CPC) rebel group on the capital, a key objective for the rebels who oppose the government.

Angola: Angola and Cuba Review Cooperation in Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The cooperation between Angola and Cuba, in the education sector, was analyzed last Wednesday between the ministers of Angola, Luísa Grilo, and of Cuba, Ena Elsa Velázquez.
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Angola: Angola and Cuba Review Cooperation in Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The cooperation between Angola and Cuba, in the education sector, was analyzed last Wednesday between the ministers of Angola, Luísa Grilo, and of Cuba, Ena Elsa Velázquez.

Angola: Angola and Mozambique Analyse Defence and Security Matters

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola and Mozambique analysed aspects related to the strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the defence and security domain, in a meeting held between delegations of both countries, states an official note.
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Angola: Angola and Mozambique Analyse Defence and Security Matters

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola and Mozambique analysed aspects related to the strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the defence and security domain, in a meeting held between delegations of both countries, states an official note.

Central African Republic: Army Quells Rebel Attack on Capital, Bangui

[DW] Government troops on Wednesday repelled an attack by armed rebels seeking to capture the capital Bangui. The conflict-ridden nation is on edge following the December 2020 election.
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Central African Republic: Army Quells Rebel Attack on Capital, Bangui

[DW] Government troops on Wednesday repelled an attack by armed rebels seeking to capture the capital Bangui. The conflict-ridden nation is on edge following the December 2020 election.

Rwanda: Food Suppliers Raise Concerns Over Shortages

[New Times] One week since the government banned inter-district and any other movements to and from the City of Kigali food sellers have raised concerns over the slump in supply.
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Rwanda: Food Suppliers Raise Concerns Over Shortages

[New Times] One week since the government banned inter-district and any other movements to and from the City of Kigali food sellers have raised concerns over the slump in supply.

Rwanda: Farmers Seek Compensation for 'Fake' Watermelon Seeds

[New Times] When farmers in Bugesera District invested in watermelon growing along Lake Rweru in September last year, they were hoping to reap big.
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Rwanda: Farmers Seek Compensation for 'Fake' Watermelon Seeds

[New Times] When farmers in Bugesera District invested in watermelon growing along Lake Rweru in September last year, they were hoping to reap big.

Congo-Kinshasa: President Tshisekedi Pardons Laurent Kabila Killers

[East African] At midmorning January 8, 2021 Bernard Takaishe Ngumbi, the Vice-Minister for Justice in the DR Congo, oversaw the release of 28 inmates incarcerated since 2005 for the assassination of former president Laurent-Désiré Kabila.
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Congo-Kinshasa: President Tshisekedi Pardons Laurent Kabila Killers

[East African] At midmorning January 8, 2021 Bernard Takaishe Ngumbi, the Vice-Minister for Justice in the DR Congo, oversaw the release of 28 inmates incarcerated since 2005 for the assassination of former president Laurent-Désiré Kabila.

Rwanda: Govt Repossess Over 1.4 Million Plots of Unregistered Land

[New Times] The Government has temporarily taken over the ownership of unregistered land until the owners come forward and have it registered.
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Rwanda: Govt Repossess Over 1.4 Million Plots of Unregistered Land

[New Times] The Government has temporarily taken over the ownership of unregistered land until the owners come forward and have it registered.

West Africa: Boko Haram Blocks Lake Chad Trade Routes

[ISS] The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad boat transporters, a socio-economic group that has been the locomotive of local trade for decades. An effective crisis response must address the needs of this often overlooked group
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West Africa: Boko Haram Blocks Lake Chad Trade Routes

[ISS] The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad boat transporters, a socio-economic group that has been the locomotive of local trade for decades. An effective crisis response must address the needs of this often overlooked group.

Congo-Kinshasa: 6 Rangers Killed in DR Congo's Virunga Gorilla Reserve

[DW] Six national park rangers have been killed and two have been wounded in fresh violence in Africa's oldest national park. The park is home to rare mountain gorillas.
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Congo-Kinshasa: 6 Rangers Killed in DR Congo's Virunga Gorilla Reserve

[DW] Six national park rangers have been killed and two have been wounded in fresh violence in Africa's oldest national park. The park is home to rare mountain gorillas.

Central African Republic: What's Next After Violent Elections in CAR?

[DW] The armed conflict in the Central African Republic is heating up after the elections. Rebels took control of the city of Bangassou over the weekend. The government accuses former President Bozize of plotting a coup.
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Central African Republic: What's Next After Violent Elections in CAR?

[DW] The armed conflict in the Central African Republic is heating up after the elections. Rebels took control of the city of Bangassou over the weekend. The government accuses former President Bozize of plotting a coup.

Africa: Africa's Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations.
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Africa: Africa's Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations.

Central African Republic: Thousands Displaced By Post-Election Violence in CAR

[DW] Some 32,000 residents have fled the Central African Republic into adjacent countries, says the UN's refugee agency. The exodus follows opposition complaints over «numerous irregularities» in last month's election.
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Central African Republic: Thousands Displaced By Post-Election Violence in CAR

[DW] Some 32,000 residents have fled the Central African Republic into adjacent countries, says the UN's refugee agency. The exodus follows opposition complaints over «numerous irregularities» in last month's election.

Central African Republic: Central African Republic - Thousands Displaced By Post-Election Violence

[DW] Some 32,000 residents have fled the Central African Republic into adjacent countries, says the UN's refugee agency. The exodus follows opposition complaints over «numerous irregularities» in last month's election.
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Central African Republic: Central African Republic - Thousands Displaced By Post-Election Violence

[DW] Some 32,000 residents have fled the Central African Republic into adjacent countries, says the UN's refugee agency. The exodus follows opposition complaints over «numerous irregularities» in last month's election.