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South Sudan: If We Truly Want Young People to be Peacemakers, Agents of Positive Change, Then Attacks on Education Must Stop

[allAfrica] My name is Nandege and I am a peacemaker. I come from the village of Homiri in Chukudum county, South Sudan, where most of the population of some 150,000 people are subsistence farmers, just like my mother. When I was 24, I brokered peace between
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South Sudan: If We Truly Want Young People to be Peacemakers, Agents of Positive Change, Then Attacks on Education Must Stop

[allAfrica] My name is Nandege and I am a peacemaker. I come from the village of Homiri in Chukudum county, South Sudan, where most of the population of some 150,000 people are subsistence farmers, just like my mother. When I was 24, I brokered peace between two communities who had fought each other for decades over cattle thefts that often turned violent, to the extent that people were killed. It was destroying livelihoods and the communities.

South Sudan: Elections Won't End in 'Miraculously' Having Democracy, South Sudan Needs a Vision

[allAfrica] Welcome to allAfrica's Silencing The Guns series where we focus on peacebuilding on the continent. I'm Mantsadi Sepheka from allAfrica. And today our focus is South Sudan.Africa's youngest independent state has been plagued by chronic instability
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South Sudan: Elections Won't End in 'Miraculously' Having Democracy, South Sudan Needs a Vision

[allAfrica] Welcome to allAfrica's Silencing The Guns series where we focus on peacebuilding on the continent. I'm Mantsadi Sepheka from allAfrica. And today our focus is South Sudan.Africa's youngest independent state has been plagued by chronic instability since gaining its independence a decade ago. civil society groups have called on the country's government to step down as South Sudan deals with what Amnesty International is calling a new wave of repression. Now in this wave of repression, authorities are targeti

Kenya: Victor Wanyama Retires From International Football

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Kenyan footballer Victor Wanyama announced his retirement from international soccer, with these words on Twitter:
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Kenya: Victor Wanyama Retires From International Football

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Kenyan footballer Victor Wanyama announced his retirement from international soccer, with these words on Twitter:

Rwanda: Why Catholic Church Considering Cyprien Rugamba, Mrs Rugamba and 6 Children for Sainthood

[New Times] Rugamba, his wife and six children were killed during the Genocide against the Tutsi.
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Rwanda: Why Catholic Church Considering Cyprien Rugamba, Mrs Rugamba and 6 Children for Sainthood

[New Times] Rugamba, his wife and six children were killed during the Genocide against the Tutsi.

Cameroon: Cameroon Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

[CAJ News] The dust has settled on the ethnic clashes that recently left at least 12 people dead in northern Cameroon but humanitarian needs are escalating.
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Cameroon: Cameroon Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

[CAJ News] The dust has settled on the ethnic clashes that recently left at least 12 people dead in northern Cameroon but humanitarian needs are escalating.

Rwanda: Activists Protest Against Burial in France of Genocide Architect Bagosora

[New Times] Le Collectif des parties civiles pour le Rwanda (CPCR), a civil society body based in France has implored the French government not to welcome the remains of the top genocide architect Col Théoneste Bagosora who succumbed to a disease in a Malia
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Rwanda: Activists Protest Against Burial in France of Genocide Architect Bagosora

[New Times] Le Collectif des parties civiles pour le Rwanda (CPCR), a civil society body based in France has implored the French government not to welcome the remains of the top genocide architect Col Théoneste Bagosora who succumbed to a disease in a Malian prison on Saturday, September 25.

Nigeria: Queen, Saga and Nini Say Their Goodbyes in BBNaija

[Africa Magic] With the Finale fast approaching, it is only expected many will be Evicted in order to get the required number of finalists. Keep reading to find out who survived this week's torturing Eviction and who made it to the top 5. But first, we'll loo
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Nigeria: Queen, Saga and Nini Say Their Goodbyes in BBNaija

[Africa Magic] With the Finale fast approaching, it is only expected many will be Evicted in order to get the required number of finalists. Keep reading to find out who survived this week's torturing Eviction and who made it to the top 5. But first, we'll look at how the Live Eviction show played out tonight.

Rwanda: Activists Protest Burial in France of Rwandan Genocide Architect Bagosora

[New Times] Le Collectif des parties civiles pour le Rwanda (CPCR), a civil society body based in France has implored the French government not to welcome the remains of the top genocide architect Col Théoneste Bagosora who succumbed to a disease in a Malia
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Rwanda: Activists Protest Burial in France of Rwandan Genocide Architect Bagosora

[New Times] Le Collectif des parties civiles pour le Rwanda (CPCR), a civil society body based in France has implored the French government not to welcome the remains of the top genocide architect Col Théoneste Bagosora who succumbed to a disease in a Malian prison on Saturday, September 25.

Nigeria: Exposed - the London Location Where Biafra Leader Nnamdi Kanu Incited Hatred From

[Daily Trust] The location of Radio Biafra, an internet radio station owned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been identified in London.
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Nigeria: Exposed - the London Location Where Biafra Leader Nnamdi Kanu Incited Hatred From

[Daily Trust] The location of Radio Biafra, an internet radio station owned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been identified in London.

Nigeria: Buhari's Men Plot Capture of Nigeria's Petroleum Sector With Controversial Appointments

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on September 16 forwarded two letters to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
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Nigeria: Buhari's Men Plot Capture of Nigeria's Petroleum Sector With Controversial Appointments

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on September 16 forwarded two letters to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.

Tunisia: Thousands Gather to Protest President's Latest Decree

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Thousands of protesters, including politicians and civil society actors on Sunday rallied in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to denounce the exceptional measures decreed on July 25 by President Kais Saied, descr
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Tunisia: Thousands Gather to Protest President's Latest Decree

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Thousands of protesters, including politicians and civil society actors on Sunday rallied in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to denounce the exceptional measures decreed on July 25 by President Kais Saied, describing them as a «coup» as well as the presidential decree No. 2021-117, considering it an attempt by the Head of State to seize all powers. The protesters, whose number is estimated at between 3 and 4 thousand, according to security sources, called for the deposition of President Kais Saied

Rwanda: Will Rwanda Remain Stable If and When Kagame Finally Bows Out?

[Monitor] Paul Kagame has presided over Rwanda for decades and managed to keep it stable, earning himself the name «Rwanda's strongman».
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Rwanda: Will Rwanda Remain Stable If and When Kagame Finally Bows Out?

[Monitor] Paul Kagame has presided over Rwanda for decades and managed to keep it stable, earning himself the name «Rwanda's strongman».

Africa: Want to Develop Vaccines in Africa?

[The Conversation Africa] In little more than a year from the onset of COVID-19, scientists successfully developed vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus for world-wide use.
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Africa: Want to Develop Vaccines in Africa?

[The Conversation Africa] In little more than a year from the onset of COVID-19, scientists successfully developed vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus for world-wide use.

Sudan: Nation Faces Coup Attempts and Economic Blockades

[Ayin English] Tensions in the capital and eastern Sudan have pitted the country's civilian politicians and military to near breaking point this past week as accusations and counteraccusations follow an alleged coup in Khartoum and ongoing protests in Easter
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Sudan: Nation Faces Coup Attempts and Economic Blockades

[Ayin English] Tensions in the capital and eastern Sudan have pitted the country's civilian politicians and military to near breaking point this past week as accusations and counteraccusations follow an alleged coup in Khartoum and ongoing protests in Eastern Sudan.

Somalia: Puntland Leader Urges Farmaajo and Roble to End Feud

[Dalsan Radio] Puntland state leader Said Abdullahi Deni has called on President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble to end the political dispute.
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Somalia: Puntland Leader Urges Farmaajo and Roble to End Feud

[Dalsan Radio] Puntland state leader Said Abdullahi Deni has called on President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble to end the political dispute.

Tunisia: Scores of Officials Quit Tunisia's Main Islamist Party in Protest

[VOA] Tunis, Tunisia -- More than 100 officials of Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda announced their resignations Saturday to protest the choices of the movement's leadership in confronting the North African country's political crisis.
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Tunisia: Scores of Officials Quit Tunisia's Main Islamist Party in Protest

[VOA] Tunis, Tunisia -- More than 100 officials of Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda announced their resignations Saturday to protest the choices of the movement's leadership in confronting the North African country's political crisis.

Africa: The Africa CDC Joins the Global Citizen Live Concert to Push for Vaccine Equity.

[Africa CDC] Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong, and Head of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Strive Masiyiwa to Address Vaccine Equity and Production Needs to Tackle COVID-19. Ms Bonang Matheba and
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Africa: The Africa CDC Joins the Global Citizen Live Concert to Push for Vaccine Equity.

[Africa CDC] Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong, and Head of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Strive Masiyiwa to Address Vaccine Equity and Production Needs to Tackle COVID-19. Ms Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha to are set to host th Global Citizen Live on the Great Lawn in Central Park on Sept. 25, 2021.

Rwanda: Govt Hits Target in Covid Vaccination Drive, Off EU Red List

[East African] Rwanda hit the September global target of fully vaccinating 10 percent of its 12.9 million population against Covid-19 and is among countries recommended by the European Union to have unrestricted access for non-essential travel its territory.
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Rwanda: Govt Hits Target in Covid Vaccination Drive, Off EU Red List

[East African] Rwanda hit the September global target of fully vaccinating 10 percent of its 12.9 million population against Covid-19 and is among countries recommended by the European Union to have unrestricted access for non-essential travel its territory.

Mozambique: Kagame Says Troops Will Stay Put in Cabo Delgado to Ensure Stability

[Nation] President Paul Kagame has praised the Rwandan troops deployed to fight insurgents in Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique for their good work fighting insurgents.
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Mozambique: Kagame Says Troops Will Stay Put in Cabo Delgado to Ensure Stability

[Nation] President Paul Kagame has praised the Rwandan troops deployed to fight insurgents in Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique for their good work fighting insurgents.

Rwanda: Kigali Answers Critics On 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero's Conviction

[East African] Rwanda has pushed back against criticism of the court verdict in the conclusion of the seven-monthlong trial of Paul Rusesabagina at Nyarugenge Court of Justice in Kigali. Rusesabagina was found guilty and handed a 25-year jail term.
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Rwanda: Kigali Answers Critics On 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero's Conviction

[East African] Rwanda has pushed back against criticism of the court verdict in the conclusion of the seven-monthlong trial of Paul Rusesabagina at Nyarugenge Court of Justice in Kigali. Rusesabagina was found guilty and handed a 25-year jail term.

Rwanda: Construction of Kigali's Green City Delayed to 2023

[New Times] Construction of a model green city in Kinyinya sector, Gasabo District is expected to start in 2023, officials have said, following a prolonged bleak outlook.
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Rwanda: Construction of Kigali's Green City Delayed to 2023

[New Times] Construction of a model green city in Kinyinya sector, Gasabo District is expected to start in 2023, officials have said, following a prolonged bleak outlook.

Cameroon: Pre-Emptive Responsibility

[Cameroon Tribune] If nature cannot adapt to the whims and caprices of man, then it is left for man to readjust to the exigencies of nature. This is one of the main challenges environmentalists have not stopped reminding the population about. The inhabitants
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Cameroon: Pre-Emptive Responsibility

[Cameroon Tribune] If nature cannot adapt to the whims and caprices of man, then it is left for man to readjust to the exigencies of nature. This is one of the main challenges environmentalists have not stopped reminding the population about. The inhabitants of some major cities and towns in Cameroon are surely experiencing the consequences of such failure to adapt to nature's intrinsic values. Climatic variations coupled with this year's rainy season have been dealing a big blow on the population of the Littoral region in p

Uganda: 'Lift the Ban On Facebook and Widen Phone Coverage'

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- It is a constitutional right for every Ugandan to have access to information but this provision of the Constitution has been breached by the prolonged ban on internet use and poor network coverage, MPs have noted.
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Uganda: 'Lift the Ban On Facebook and Widen Phone Coverage'

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- It is a constitutional right for every Ugandan to have access to information but this provision of the Constitution has been breached by the prolonged ban on internet use and poor network coverage, MPs have noted.

Chad: Hissene Habre's Victims Inch Closer to Justice, Reparations

[VOA] Dakar -- Former Chadian president Hissene Habre was ordered to pay tens of millions of dollars to victims of human rights abuses after his conviction by a special court in 2017. But by the time he died in August, Habre's victims had still not received
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Chad: Hissene Habre's Victims Inch Closer to Justice, Reparations

[VOA] Dakar -- Former Chadian president Hissene Habre was ordered to pay tens of millions of dollars to victims of human rights abuses after his conviction by a special court in 2017. But by the time he died in August, Habre's victims had still not received a dime.

Africa: Can Coups Be Removed From Guinea's Political Culture?

[ISS] The transition process should focus on building strong, accountable institutions rather than just a government of national unity.
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Africa: Can Coups Be Removed From Guinea's Political Culture?

[ISS] The transition process should focus on building strong, accountable institutions rather than just a government of national unity.

Nigeria: Nigerian States Should Protect Girls by Ending Child Marriage

[allAfrica] Over 10 million children are out of school in Nigeria and the global pandemic has only made it harder for young people to stay in school. There have been dire consequences for girls, who are at-risk of being married off.
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Nigeria: Nigerian States Should Protect Girls by Ending Child Marriage

[allAfrica] Over 10 million children are out of school in Nigeria and the global pandemic has only made it harder for young people to stay in school. There have been dire consequences for girls, who are at-risk of being married off.

Kenya: MPs Push to Have Kenya Power Board Dissolved

[Nation] MPs are now pushing to have Kenya Power board members sent home over procurement fights with the management as problems at the country's sole electricity distributor soar.
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Kenya: MPs Push to Have Kenya Power Board Dissolved

[Nation] MPs are now pushing to have Kenya Power board members sent home over procurement fights with the management as problems at the country's sole electricity distributor soar.

Somalia: National Theater Reopens for Screening After Three Decades

[VOA] Mogadishu -- Somalia's National Theater in Mogadishu held a landmark event Wednesday night, screening movies for the first time in three decades.
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Somalia: National Theater Reopens for Screening After Three Decades

[VOA] Mogadishu -- Somalia's National Theater in Mogadishu held a landmark event Wednesday night, screening movies for the first time in three decades.

Africa: Over 8.2 Million Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 24, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,211,300 while over  86,011,313 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
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Africa: Over 8.2 Million Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 24, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,211,300 while over  86,011,313 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Rwanda: Cycling - Rwanda Wins Bid to Host 2025 World Championships

[New Times] Rwanda has won the hosting rights for the 2025 UCI Road World Cycling Championships, becoming the first African country to organise the world's biggest cycling event since its inception in 1921.
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Rwanda: Cycling - Rwanda Wins Bid to Host 2025 World Championships

[New Times] Rwanda has won the hosting rights for the 2025 UCI Road World Cycling Championships, becoming the first African country to organise the world's biggest cycling event since its inception in 1921.

Congo-Kinshasa: Over 40 NGOs Call on Donor Govts to Intervene to Stop New Logging Plans in the Congo Rainforest

[Greenpeace] Kinshasa, 23 September, 2021 --  As international donors prepare to announce a purported 1 USD billion forest protection agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the DRC government is planning to lift a moratorium on new logging concessi
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Congo-Kinshasa: Over 40 NGOs Call on Donor Govts to Intervene to Stop New Logging Plans in the Congo Rainforest

[Greenpeace] Kinshasa, 23 September, 2021 --  As international donors prepare to announce a purported 1 USD billion forest protection agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the DRC government is planning to lift a moratorium on new logging concessions that threatens some of the last intact tropical forest on earth.

Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila ICC Trouble? Victims File Complaint Against Ex-President At the Hague

[East African] Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila could be in trouble after victims of his alleged misdeeds lodged a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing him of killing or torturing their relatives.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila ICC Trouble? Victims File Complaint Against Ex-President At the Hague

[East African] Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila could be in trouble after victims of his alleged misdeeds lodged a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing him of killing or torturing their relatives.

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