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Africa: Coronavirus - Govts Should Do More to Support Africans in China

[allAfrica] London -The death toll from the mysterious new coronavirus that originated from China has topped 900, and infections have skyrocketed to 40 000. Many comparisons are being drawn to the 2003 SARS epidemic, which was also caused by a coronavirus wit

Central African Republic: Former Presidential Guard Chief Arrested On Torture Charges

[RFI] A former presidential guard head who worked for deposed Central African Republic President François Bozizé was arrested in France for alleged torture and complicity in crimes against humanity, according to a statement by the French Anti-Terrorism Pros
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Central African Republic: Former Presidential Guard Chief Arrested On Torture Charges

[RFI] A former presidential guard head who worked for deposed Central African Republic President François Bozizé was arrested in France for alleged torture and complicity in crimes against humanity, according to a statement by the French Anti-Terrorism Prosecuting Authority (PNAT) released on Saturday.

Tunisia: Tunisia's Youth Movement Stages Rally Claiming Dissolution of Parliament

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia's Youth Movement (MJT), on Saturday, staged a rally in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis, claiming the dissolution of Parliament.
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Tunisia: Tunisia's Youth Movement Stages Rally Claiming Dissolution of Parliament

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia's Youth Movement (MJT), on Saturday, staged a rally in front of the Municipal Theatre in Tunis, claiming the dissolution of Parliament.

Africa: Reported Deaths in Africa Reach 33,840, Recoveries 1,148,212

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of September 20, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,399,863. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,840, and recoveries 1,148,212.
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Africa: Reported Deaths in Africa Reach 33,840, Recoveries 1,148,212

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of September 20, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,399,863. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,840, and recoveries 1,148,212.

Africa: How Covid-19 Is Endangering Sex Workers in Africa

[DW] In many places in Africa, sex for money is readily available, cheap, risky, and often illegal. For many sex workers, work is often dangerous. The coronavirus makes it even worse.
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Africa: How Covid-19 Is Endangering Sex Workers in Africa

[DW] In many places in Africa, sex for money is readily available, cheap, risky, and often illegal. For many sex workers, work is often dangerous. The coronavirus makes it even worse.

Kenya: Equal Pay for Equal Play - Fight to Close Sports Wage Gap Continues

[Nation] This being International Equal Pay Day, sports women across the globe are starkly reminded that while there have been numerous concerted efforts to change things, the compensation gap remains deep and far-reaching.
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Kenya: Equal Pay for Equal Play - Fight to Close Sports Wage Gap Continues

[Nation] This being International Equal Pay Day, sports women across the globe are starkly reminded that while there have been numerous concerted efforts to change things, the compensation gap remains deep and far-reaching.

Africa: Covid-19 Recoveries Now Stand at 1,140,516

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of September 19, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,390,510. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,621, and recoveries 1,140,516.
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Africa: Covid-19 Recoveries Now Stand at 1,140,516

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of September 19, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,390,510. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,621, and recoveries 1,140,516.

Rwanda: Musanze Farmers Optimistic of Good Harvest After Devastating Rains

[New Times] During the heavy rains that ravaged many parts of the country in April this year, streams leading into Mugogo Marshland, a valley in Musanze District, burst around its banks, destroying plantations grown in the marshland.
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Rwanda: Musanze Farmers Optimistic of Good Harvest After Devastating Rains

[New Times] During the heavy rains that ravaged many parts of the country in April this year, streams leading into Mugogo Marshland, a valley in Musanze District, burst around its banks, destroying plantations grown in the marshland.

Rwanda: Rwanda's Affordable Energy Ambitions Get $150m Boost

[New Times] Rwanda's quest to avail affordable energy to the population got a boost this week following, the approval by the World Bank Group of $150m (approximately Rwf142bn) to finance energy access for households, enterprises and public institutions in Rwa
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Rwanda: Rwanda's Affordable Energy Ambitions Get $150m Boost

[New Times] Rwanda's quest to avail affordable energy to the population got a boost this week following, the approval by the World Bank Group of $150m (approximately Rwf142bn) to finance energy access for households, enterprises and public institutions in Rwanda.

Burkina Faso: Young Rice Producers Combat Hunger Amid Poverty

[allAfrica] On a mission to satisfy local demand for rice, the Mitiri Cooperative of Young Rice Producers are fighting for the eradication of hunger in Bagre, a rural community located in the east of Burkina Faso's Boulgou province. The area is home to just o
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Burkina Faso: Young Rice Producers Combat Hunger Amid Poverty

[allAfrica] On a mission to satisfy local demand for rice, the Mitiri Cooperative of Young Rice Producers are fighting for the eradication of hunger in Bagre, a rural community located in the east of Burkina Faso's Boulgou province. The area is home to just over 29 000 people.

Rwanda: 'Hotel Rwanda' Film Hero Paul Rusesabagina Denied Bail

[East African] A court in Kigali has denied Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina bail and ordered him remanded for 30 days pending trial.
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Rwanda: 'Hotel Rwanda' Film Hero Paul Rusesabagina Denied Bail

[East African] A court in Kigali has denied Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina bail and ordered him remanded for 30 days pending trial.

West Africa: Feeding The Future With Homegrown Cassava, Rice

[allAfrica] Dakar and Cape Town -- The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is celebrating a decade of its Feed the Future campaign, which enables partner organisations to target the root causes of poverty and hunger. Projects in Burkina Faso
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West Africa: Feeding The Future With Homegrown Cassava, Rice

[allAfrica] Dakar and Cape Town -- The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is celebrating a decade of its Feed the Future campaign, which enables partner organisations to target the root causes of poverty and hunger. Projects in Burkina Faso and Benin have produced expertise and economic stability for local agricultural producers.

Burkina Faso: Young Rice Producers of Bagre Aspire to Satisfy Local Market

[allAfrica] On a mission to satisfy local demand for rice, the Mitiri Cooperative of Young Rice Producers in Bagre plan to play their role in the fight for the eradication of poverty in Burkina Faso. Bagre, a rural community located in the province of Boulgo
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Burkina Faso: Young Rice Producers of Bagre Aspire to Satisfy Local Market

[allAfrica] On a mission to satisfy local demand for rice, the Mitiri Cooperative of Young Rice Producers in Bagre plan to play their role in the fight for the eradication of poverty in Burkina Faso. Bagre, a rural community located in the province of Boulgou in the east of Burkina Faso's Boulgou province, is home to just over 29 000 people.

Africa: Total of Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 Across Continent Approaches 1.4 Million

[allAfrica] As of September 18, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,382,398. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,428, and recoveries 1,133,444.
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Africa: Total of Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 Across Continent Approaches 1.4 Million

[allAfrica] As of September 18, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,382,398. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,428, and recoveries 1,133,444.

Zimbabwe: War Vets Sue Mnangagwa Over U.S.$3,5 Billion Land Compensation Deal

[New Zimbabwe] A war veterans group has taken President Emmerson Mnangagwa to court seeking the nullification of the recently signed US$3,5 billion deal by government and commercial white farmers who lost their land during the country's violent land reform pr
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Zimbabwe: War Vets Sue Mnangagwa Over U.S.$3,5 Billion Land Compensation Deal

[New Zimbabwe] A war veterans group has taken President Emmerson Mnangagwa to court seeking the nullification of the recently signed US$3,5 billion deal by government and commercial white farmers who lost their land during the country's violent land reform process in the past two decades.

Nigeria: Kickback for Referral - How Doctors, Diagnostic Centres, Defrauded Us - Victims

[Premium Times] Some Nigerians recount how they or their loved ones fell prey to medical referral kickback scam of doctors and diagnostic centres.
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Nigeria: Kickback for Referral - How Doctors, Diagnostic Centres, Defrauded Us - Victims

[Premium Times] Some Nigerians recount how they or their loved ones fell prey to medical referral kickback scam of doctors and diagnostic centres.

West Africa: Feeding The Future With Homegrown Rice and Cassava

[allAfrica] Dakar and Cape Town -- The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is celebrating a decade of its Feed the Future campaign, which enables partner organisations to target the root causes of poverty and hunger. Projects in Burkina Faso
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West Africa: Feeding The Future With Homegrown Rice and Cassava

[allAfrica] Dakar and Cape Town -- The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is celebrating a decade of its Feed the Future campaign, which enables partner organisations to target the root causes of poverty and hunger. Projects in Burkina Faso and Benin have produced expertise and economic stability for local agricultural producers.

Burundi: Human Rights Violations Continue Under New Govt - UN Report

[UN News] UN-appointed investigators have issued fresh warnings about ongoing rights violations and impunity in Burundi, since the death of former President Pierre Nkurunziza, who ran for a third term in 2015, in a move deemed by opposition to be unconstituti
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Burundi: Human Rights Violations Continue Under New Govt - UN Report

[UN News] UN-appointed investigators have issued fresh warnings about ongoing rights violations and impunity in Burundi, since the death of former President Pierre Nkurunziza, who ran for a third term in 2015, in a move deemed by opposition to be unconstitutional.

Rwanda: U.S. Lawyers to Monitor Trial of 'Hotel Rwanda' Film Hero Rusesabagina

[East African] The American Bar Association says it intends to send representatives to monitor the trial of Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina in Kigali, as the court case continues to gain international attention.
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Rwanda: U.S. Lawyers to Monitor Trial of 'Hotel Rwanda' Film Hero Rusesabagina

[East African] The American Bar Association says it intends to send representatives to monitor the trial of Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina in Kigali, as the court case continues to gain international attention.

Angola: Govt Offers 1,600 Post-Graduate Scholarships

[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least 1,600 post-graduate scholarships, for university lecturers, are being made available by the government under the Higher Education Support Programme.
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Angola: Govt Offers 1,600 Post-Graduate Scholarships

[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least 1,600 post-graduate scholarships, for university lecturers, are being made available by the government under the Higher Education Support Programme.

Angola: Covid-19 Impact Reduces Oil Activity

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The reduction in drilling activity, whose financial losses have yet to be quantified, is one of the consequences of the impact of Covid-19 on the oil sector in Angola.
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Angola: Covid-19 Impact Reduces Oil Activity

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The reduction in drilling activity, whose financial losses have yet to be quantified, is one of the consequences of the impact of Covid-19 on the oil sector in Angola.

Angola: IMF Raises Aid to U.S.$4.5 Billion

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved Angola's request for increased financial assistance and immediately disbursed USD one billion.
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Angola: IMF Raises Aid to U.S.$4.5 Billion

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved Angola's request for increased financial assistance and immediately disbursed USD one billion.

South Africa: Jerusalema Challenge for South Africans on Heritage Day Holiday!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to celebrate this year's Heritage Day on September 24 by taking up the Jerusalema dance challenge.
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South Africa: Jerusalema Challenge for South Africans on Heritage Day Holiday!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to celebrate this year's Heritage Day on September 24 by taking up the Jerusalema dance challenge.

Africa: Total Number of Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent Exceeds 33,000

[allAfrica] As of September 17, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,373,765. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,250, and recoveries 1,126,752.
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Africa: Total Number of Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent Exceeds 33,000

[allAfrica] As of September 17, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,373,765. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 33,250, and recoveries 1,126,752.

Kenya: How This Kenya Fishing Co-Op Went From Treading Water to Riding Waves

[allAfrica] Nairobi -- When Etabo Lopeyo Lotonia was attacked by a crocodile while fishing in Lake Turkana, members of his social enterprise group put aside all the day's tasks to ensure he received treatment.
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Kenya: How This Kenya Fishing Co-Op Went From Treading Water to Riding Waves

[allAfrica] Nairobi -- When Etabo Lopeyo Lotonia was attacked by a crocodile while fishing in Lake Turkana, members of his social enterprise group put aside all the day's tasks to ensure he received treatment.

Rwanda: Tanzania, Rwanda to Resolve Cross Border Trade Hurdles

[Daily News] TANZANIA and Rwanda have agreed to meet at the end of this month to discuss and address various bottlenecks that impede smooth flow of trade between them.
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Rwanda: Tanzania, Rwanda to Resolve Cross Border Trade Hurdles

[Daily News] TANZANIA and Rwanda have agreed to meet at the end of this month to discuss and address various bottlenecks that impede smooth flow of trade between them.

Africa: Africa Flexes Its Muscles in Relations With Europe

[ECDPM] This year was supposed to be crucial for Africa-Europe relations, culminating in the sixth AU-EU Summit, scheduled for 28 and 29 October in Brussels. But then COVID-19 happened. After a long palaver, a decision was finally taken: the summit will be po
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Africa: Africa Flexes Its Muscles in Relations With Europe

[ECDPM] This year was supposed to be crucial for Africa-Europe relations, culminating in the sixth AU-EU Summit, scheduled for 28 and 29 October in Brussels. But then COVID-19 happened. After a long palaver, a decision was finally taken: the summit will be postponed to 2021, although a date still needs to be fixed. Geert Laporte explains why postponing may not be such a bad thing.

Angola: Government Reiterates Back-to-School From October

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan government has reiterate resuming classes in various education sub-system of the country from October this year.
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Angola: Government Reiterates Back-to-School From October

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan government has reiterate resuming classes in various education sub-system of the country from October this year.

Congo-Kinshasa: Lumumba's Remains Return Home to Find Rest At Last

[New Frame] Sixty years after independent Congo's first prime minister, Patrice Lumumba, was murdered and dissolved in acid, his teeth, kept as a trophy in Belgium, will be returned to Africa.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Lumumba's Remains Return Home to Find Rest At Last

[New Frame] Sixty years after independent Congo's first prime minister, Patrice Lumumba, was murdered and dissolved in acid, his teeth, kept as a trophy in Belgium, will be returned to Africa.

Angola: Inamet Confirms Earthquake in Nambuangongo

[ANGOP] Caxito -- The earthquake recorded on 10 September in the municipality of Nambuangongo, northern Bengo province, had a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale, the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (Inamet) said on Wednesday.
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Angola: Inamet Confirms Earthquake in Nambuangongo

[ANGOP] Caxito -- The earthquake recorded on 10 September in the municipality of Nambuangongo, northern Bengo province, had a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale, the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (Inamet) said on Wednesday.

Mozambique: Two Journalists Attacked On Same Night

[AIM] Maputo -- Two journalists were attacked on Sunday night, one in the southern province of Inhambane, and one in the northern city of Nampula, according to the Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body, MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa
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Mozambique: Two Journalists Attacked On Same Night

[AIM] Maputo -- Two journalists were attacked on Sunday night, one in the southern province of Inhambane, and one in the northern city of Nampula, according to the Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body, MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa).

Zimbabwe: Tsitsi Dangarembga Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize

[263Chat] Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction for her latest literary work, The Mournable Body.
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Zimbabwe: Tsitsi Dangarembga Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize

[263Chat] Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction for her latest literary work, The Mournable Body.

Kenya: Mombasa, Turkana Virus Surge Worries Experts

[Nation] Health authorities have raised concerns following a rise in the number of new coronavirus cases in Mombasa and Turkana counties in the recent past.
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Kenya: Mombasa, Turkana Virus Surge Worries Experts

[Nation] Health authorities have raised concerns following a rise in the number of new coronavirus cases in Mombasa and Turkana counties in the recent past.

Rwanda: Update Covid-19 15 September 2020

[WHO] 15 September 2020 -- Twenty-two (22) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 1935 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, six hundred, and twenty-four (4624). To date, two thousand, seven hundred, a
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Rwanda: Update Covid-19 15 September 2020

[WHO] 15 September 2020 -- Twenty-two (22) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 1935 samples tested today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, six hundred, and twenty-four (4624). To date, two thousand, seven hundred, and sixty-seven (2767) patients have recovered and been discharged, including thirty-one (31) in the past 24 hours. The number of active cases is one thousand, eight hundred, and thirty-five (1835) and twenty-two (22) deaths.

Angola: Loggers Lose Over Akz 100 Billion

[ANGOP] Menongue -- Timber traders in Cuando Cubango province have accumulated losses of 125 billion kwanzas from 2018 until now, due to the non-transformation of roundwood in the logging areas.
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Angola: Loggers Lose Over Akz 100 Billion

[ANGOP] Menongue -- Timber traders in Cuando Cubango province have accumulated losses of 125 billion kwanzas from 2018 until now, due to the non-transformation of roundwood in the logging areas.

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