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Rwanda: Agony of Rwandans in Ugandan Military Torture Chambers

[New Times] On January 7, this year, Moses Gakwerere defied the government's advisory against travelling to Uganda because their security is not guaranteed in that country.
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Rwanda: Agony of Rwandans in Ugandan Military Torture Chambers

[New Times] On January 7, this year, Moses Gakwerere defied the government's advisory against travelling to Uganda because their security is not guaranteed in that country.

Central African Republic: The Nation Facing Acute Food Shortages

[VOA] A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by eight U.N. and International non-governmental
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Central African Republic: The Nation Facing Acute Food Shortages

[VOA] A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by eight U.N. and International non-governmental organizations, finds more than 1.8 million people in C.A.R. are facing an emergency food crisis.

Rwanda: Drones Offering High-Tech Help to Smallholder Farmers

[New Times] The first time Helene Mukayuhi saw small and remotely controlled devices hovering over her wheat plantation, she became nervous.
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Rwanda: Drones Offering High-Tech Help to Smallholder Farmers

[New Times] The first time Helene Mukayuhi saw small and remotely controlled devices hovering over her wheat plantation, she became nervous.

Mauritania: Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory

[VOA] Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country's presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.
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Mauritania: Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory

[VOA] Mauritania's ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country's presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.

Nigeria: Burna Boy Wins 2019 BET Best International Act

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The popular singer-songwriter Burna Boy has been announced the winner of the Best International act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards.
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Nigeria: Burna Boy Wins 2019 BET Best International Act

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The popular singer-songwriter Burna Boy has been announced the winner of the Best International act category at the 2019 edition of BET Awards.

Burundi/Nigeria: Nigeria Vs Burundi - Five Things We Learned

[Guardian] Odion Ighalo produced an outstanding performance to put the Super Eagles atop the Group B and on a path of qualification to the second round.
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Burundi/Nigeria: Nigeria Vs Burundi - Five Things We Learned

[Guardian] Odion Ighalo produced an outstanding performance to put the Super Eagles atop the Group B and on a path of qualification to the second round.

South Africa: South Africa Still Has a Long Way to Go to Settle Traditional Leadership Challenges

[The Conversation Africa] Twenty-five years after apartheid formally ended in South Africa, rural people are still fighting laws that entrench the former discriminatory system and limit their freedom.
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South Africa: South Africa Still Has a Long Way to Go to Settle Traditional Leadership Challenges

[The Conversation Africa] Twenty-five years after apartheid formally ended in South Africa, rural people are still fighting laws that entrench the former discriminatory system and limit their freedom.

Kenya: Accountability in Kenya's Media Still Needs Attention. What Can Be Done

[The Conversation Africa] In Kenya, there's growing debate about media accountability - that the media should act in the interests of the public good, and that it's accurate, free and fair. Most of the debate has focused on the lack of quality journalism and
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Kenya: Accountability in Kenya's Media Still Needs Attention. What Can Be Done

[The Conversation Africa] In Kenya, there's growing debate about media accountability - that the media should act in the interests of the public good, and that it's accurate, free and fair. Most of the debate has focused on the lack of quality journalism and a decline in journalistic ethics.

Ethiopia: Ethiopia - Army Chief Killed During Coup Attempt

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amhara state's head of security, tried to topple the government.
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Ethiopia: Ethiopia - Army Chief Killed During Coup Attempt

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. According to PM's office, General Asamnew Tsige, the autonomous Amhara state's head of security, tried to topple the government.

Kenya: Carolyn Odongo - First Woman to Be Locked Without Trial

[Nation] Two weeks ago curtains came down on Carolyn Odongo, an African American who was the first woman in Kenya to be detained without trial under a draconian law introduced by Attorney-General Charles Njonjo in June 1966.
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Kenya: Carolyn Odongo - First Woman to Be Locked Without Trial

[Nation] Two weeks ago curtains came down on Carolyn Odongo, an African American who was the first woman in Kenya to be detained without trial under a draconian law introduced by Attorney-General Charles Njonjo in June 1966.

Africa: African Public Broadcasters Facing a Financial Crunch - Different Circumstances and Common Threads but a Worrying Trend

[Balancing Act] London -18 June 2019
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Ethiopia: Army Chief Shot During Coup Attempt, Says PM

[Deutsche Welle] After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government.
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Ethiopia: Army Chief Shot During Coup Attempt, Says PM

[Deutsche Welle] After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government.

Congo-Kinshasa/Uganda: Okwi, Kaddu Strike As Uganda Hit DRC in Cairo

[Nation] Uganda Cranes kick-started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a stunning 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo is a thrilling Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on Saturday.
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Congo-Kinshasa/Uganda: Okwi, Kaddu Strike As Uganda Hit DRC in Cairo

[Nation] Uganda Cranes kick-started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a stunning 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo is a thrilling Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on Saturday.

Rwanda: First Lady Jeannette Kagame Makes Case for Rwandan Businesswomen

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has insisted that there was a need to support women businesses, saying their contribution to the development of the country in the last 25 years has been unprecedented.
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Rwanda: First Lady Jeannette Kagame Makes Case for Rwandan Businesswomen

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has insisted that there was a need to support women businesses, saying their contribution to the development of the country in the last 25 years has been unprecedented.

Africa: 'With the Continental Free Trade Area, We Are Creating Our Own Future'

[allAfrica] Moscow -allAfrica sat down with Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for the Department of Trade and Industry, while at the Afreximbank meetings in Russia. Muchanga speaks on the progress of the African Continental Free Trade
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Africa: 'With the Continental Free Trade Area, We Are Creating Our Own Future'

[allAfrica] Moscow -allAfrica sat down with Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for the Department of Trade and Industry, while at the Afreximbank meetings in Russia. Muchanga speaks on the progress of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the perception that the reality on the ground may hold up the implementation of the trade deal and how Africa will no longer hold a «begging bowl»...

Central African Republic: A Worrying Attack On Journalists in Central African Republic

[HRW] «Crisis» is a word often used over the last six years to describe the situation in the Central African Republic. More than 70 percent of the country remains in the control of armed groups and a fragile peace accord is being tested by recent
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Central African Republic: A Worrying Attack On Journalists in Central African Republic

[HRW] «Crisis» is a word often used over the last six years to describe the situation in the Central African Republic. More than 70 percent of the country remains in the control of armed groups and a fragile peace accord is being tested by recent killings in the northwest. But parts of the country under central government control, including the capital, Bangui, were considered safe for journalists and political opponents to operate. Until now.

Africa: Trade Report 'Highlights Resilience' of Africa in Time of Trade Wars

[New Times] Africa's output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite a slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has shown.
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Africa: Trade Report 'Highlights Resilience' of Africa in Time of Trade Wars

[New Times] Africa's output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite a slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has shown.

Rwanda: Rwanda, France Move to Strengthen Economic Ties

[New Times] The Director General of the French Development Agency (AFD), Remy Rioux, is on a two-day visit to Rwanda for talks on key areas of cooperation between Rwanda and France as the two countries look to stronger ties.
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Rwanda: Rwanda, France Move to Strengthen Economic Ties

[New Times] The Director General of the French Development Agency (AFD), Remy Rioux, is on a two-day visit to Rwanda for talks on key areas of cooperation between Rwanda and France as the two countries look to stronger ties.

Africa: Warriors Step Into the Salahsphere At Africa Cup of Nations

[RFI] Zimbabwe start their second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations campaign on Friday as Group A underdogs with two distinct disadvantages - one in the shape of Egyptian goal machine Mo Salah, and the other in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Africa: Warriors Step Into the Salahsphere At Africa Cup of Nations

[RFI] Zimbabwe start their second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations campaign on Friday as Group A underdogs with two distinct disadvantages - one in the shape of Egyptian goal machine Mo Salah, and the other in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Nigeria/Cameroon: Women's World Cup - Nigeria, Cameroon Squeeze Into Last 16

[This Day] Nigeria's Super Falcons squeezed into the Last 16 stage of the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup in France last night courtesy a gutsy defensive play by Thailand against Chile. Nigeria qualified as the fourth best third placed team of the group stage.
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Nigeria/Cameroon: Women's World Cup - Nigeria, Cameroon Squeeze Into Last 16

[This Day] Nigeria's Super Falcons squeezed into the Last 16 stage of the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup in France last night courtesy a gutsy defensive play by Thailand against Chile. Nigeria qualified as the fourth best third placed team of the group stage.

Botswana: Poachers Poison Hundreds of Botswana Vultures

[Daily Maverick] Poachers have poisoned hundreds of raptors in northern Botswana using three elephant carcasses as bait. The information has just been released by the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks.
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Botswana: Poachers Poison Hundreds of Botswana Vultures

[Daily Maverick] Poachers have poisoned hundreds of raptors in northern Botswana using three elephant carcasses as bait. The information has just been released by the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks.

South Africa: Soccer World Cup - the (In)equality Problem

[Daily Maverick] Equal pay for equal work is a nice theory. But when it comes to professional sport, and more specifically soccer, it's not even a theory.
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South Africa: Soccer World Cup - the (In)equality Problem

[Daily Maverick] Equal pay for equal work is a nice theory. But when it comes to professional sport, and more specifically soccer, it's not even a theory.

South Africa: HIV and AIDS - 'We Need to Involve Men in Discussions Around Sexual Violence'

[allAfrica] Durban -Ahead of the 9th SA AIDS Conference, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) shared their success with its 'Bending the Curves' project.  Started in 2011 before the 90-90-90 targets were set by UNAIDS, it aims to bend the curves of new HIV infectio
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South Africa: HIV and AIDS - 'We Need to Involve Men in Discussions Around Sexual Violence'

[allAfrica] Durban -Ahead of the 9th SA AIDS Conference, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) shared their success with its 'Bending the Curves' project.  Started in 2011 before the 90-90-90 targets were set by UNAIDS, it aims to bend the curves of new HIV infections, HIV-related illnesses and deaths. Findings from a follow-up survey of the community-based HIV/TB project in Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal, shows that the project has achieved the UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 one year ahead of the 2020 deadline. The results were 90-94-95 or

Africa: MyHydro Energy Venture Launched As Trump Initiative for Africa is Unveiled

[allAfrica] Maputo -This week, at the biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit organized by the Corporate Council on Africa in Maputo, a number of African Heads of State as well as other senior government leaders rubbed shoulders with an impressive line-up of Tru
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Africa: MyHydro Energy Venture Launched As Trump Initiative for Africa is Unveiled

[allAfrica] Maputo -This week, at the biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit organized by the Corporate Council on Africa in Maputo, a number of African Heads of State as well as other senior government leaders rubbed shoulders with an impressive line-up of Trump administration officials.

Cameroon: Casualty Figures High Because Fighters Are Well Armed - War Victims

[VOA] Elizabeth Etimu, 62, is inconsolable. Her son, Eric Etimu, a 27-year-old police officer, was killed Monday by separatist fighters in the English-speaking southwestern town of Mamfe. 
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Cameroon: Casualty Figures High Because Fighters Are Well Armed - War Victims

[VOA] Elizabeth Etimu, 62, is inconsolable. Her son, Eric Etimu, a 27-year-old police officer, was killed Monday by separatist fighters in the English-speaking southwestern town of Mamfe. 

Uganda: Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

[VOA] Uganda hosts Africa's largest refugee population -- one-and-a-quarter million -- and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.
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Uganda: Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

[VOA] Uganda hosts Africa's largest refugee population -- one-and-a-quarter million -- and 36,000 of them are unaccompanied and separated children.

Malawi: Parliament Elects First Female Speaker

[Gender Links] History was made on June 19 when Malawi elected the first ever female Speaker of Parliament, a development gender and rights activists say is a victory for the country's democracy and efforts for gender inclusion. In the 55 years of independenc
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Malawi: Parliament Elects First Female Speaker

[Gender Links] History was made on June 19 when Malawi elected the first ever female Speaker of Parliament, a development gender and rights activists say is a victory for the country's democracy and efforts for gender inclusion. In the 55 years of independence Malawi has never had a female Speaker of Parliament.

Cameroon: How Twitter Has Been Used in Anglophone Crisis

[This is Africa] In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
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Cameroon: How Twitter Has Been Used in Anglophone Crisis

[This is Africa] In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.

Rwanda: SGR Future in Doubt As Governments Revert to Old Metre Gauge Railways

[East African] When the leaders of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda conceived the idea of a high-speed standard gauge railway linking the three countries at the first Northern Corridor infrastructure summit in Uganda in 2013, there was hopes of socio-economic transfo
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Rwanda: SGR Future in Doubt As Governments Revert to Old Metre Gauge Railways

[East African] When the leaders of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda conceived the idea of a high-speed standard gauge railway linking the three countries at the first Northern Corridor infrastructure summit in Uganda in 2013, there was hopes of socio-economic transformation of East and Central African economies.

Nigeria: State Oil Firm to Resume Crude Oil Search in Chad Basin

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Wednesday, said it will resume oil search in the Chad Basin as soon as it receives security clearance.
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Nigeria: State Oil Firm to Resume Crude Oil Search in Chad Basin

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Wednesday, said it will resume oil search in the Chad Basin as soon as it receives security clearance.

Africa: 'Uprooting the Seeds of Conflicts, Violence Key in Achieving Peace in Africa'

[allAfrica] AllAfrica speaks to the Founder and Executive Director for African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), Victor Ochen who was born in northern Uganda. Ochen spent 21 years as a refugee. He transformed his experiences into leading a anti-child soldier
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Africa: 'Uprooting the Seeds of Conflicts, Violence Key in Achieving Peace in Africa'

[allAfrica] AllAfrica speaks to the Founder and Executive Director for African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), Victor Ochen who was born in northern Uganda. Ochen spent 21 years as a refugee. He transformed his experiences into leading a anti-child soldiers' recruitment campaign amidst the war in northern Uganda. In 2015, Forbes Magazine named Ochen as one of the 10 most powerful men in Africa.

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola - 'WHO Between a Rock and a Hard Place'

[Deutsche Welle] Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved controversial.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola - 'WHO Between a Rock and a Hard Place'

[Deutsche Welle] Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved controversial.

Rwanda: RwandAir's Inaugural Flight to China Touches Down at Guangzhou Airport

[New Times] Upon arrival at Baiyun International Airport, RwandAir received a big welcome as is tradition for inaugural flights to new destinations.
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Rwanda: RwandAir's Inaugural Flight to China Touches Down at Guangzhou Airport

[New Times] Upon arrival at Baiyun International Airport, RwandAir received a big welcome as is tradition for inaugural flights to new destinations.

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