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Sudan: Govt to Compensate Families of U.S. Sailors Killed in 'Cole' Bombing in 2000

[VOA] Cairo -Sudan has agreed to compensate families of 17 U.S. sailors killed in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.

Africa: Softening the Impact of Conflict Multiplier Covid-19

[allAfrica] Cape Town / Durban -- Since 1992, when the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) was established, the conflict management NGO has played an integral role in conflict resolution activities across Africa.
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Africa: Softening the Impact of Conflict Multiplier Covid-19

[allAfrica] Cape Town / Durban -- Since 1992, when the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) was established, the conflict management NGO has played an integral role in conflict resolution activities across Africa.

South Africa: Did You Also Watch The South African, Angolan Action Movie on Netflix?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Netflix is finally diving in - not just dipping toes in - when it comes to Africa and its film industry. African movies and series are now making a mark on the streaming platform.
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South Africa: Did You Also Watch The South African, Angolan Action Movie on Netflix?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Netflix is finally diving in - not just dipping toes in - when it comes to Africa and its film industry. African movies and series are now making a mark on the streaming platform.

Africa: Curb Capital Flight to Help Fund Covid-19 Response in Africa

[allAfrica] Curbing capital flight and other illicit financial flows from Africa can generate $88.6 billion a year. These funds can help respond to the COVID-19 crisis and build the resilience of African economies going forward.
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Africa: Curb Capital Flight to Help Fund Covid-19 Response in Africa

[allAfrica] Curbing capital flight and other illicit financial flows from Africa can generate $88.6 billion a year. These funds can help respond to the COVID-19 crisis and build the resilience of African economies going forward.

South Africa: Second Wave of Covid-19 Infections = New Rules From Govt?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Gauteng's Covid-19 infection rate climbed 6% after the easing of Covid-19 restrictions across the country. The increase, which was «noted with concern» by the provincial health department, was attributed to, among other fa
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South Africa: Second Wave of Covid-19 Infections = New Rules From Govt?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Gauteng's Covid-19 infection rate climbed 6% after the easing of Covid-19 restrictions across the country. The increase, which was «noted with concern» by the provincial health department, was attributed to, among other factors, non-adherence to non-pharmaceutical interventions by some members of the public, said the province's Acting Health MEC Jacob Mamabolo.

Congo-Kinshasa: More Than 50 Women Accuse Aid Workers of Sex Abuse in Ebola Crisis

[The New Humanitarian] Beni, DRC -- More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organization and leading NGOs of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an investigation by The New Humanitarian and the Th
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Congo-Kinshasa: More Than 50 Women Accuse Aid Workers of Sex Abuse in Ebola Crisis

[The New Humanitarian] Beni, DRC -- More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organization and leading NGOs of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an investigation by The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.

South Africa: 'I Am a Crime Scene'

[New Frame] A woman whose uterus was removed as a minor without her consent has taken the health department to court. She is one of scores who have been forcibly sterilised in state hospitals.
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South Africa: 'I Am a Crime Scene'

[New Frame] A woman whose uterus was removed as a minor without her consent has taken the health department to court. She is one of scores who have been forcibly sterilised in state hospitals.

Sudan: Khartoum Emerges As Key Player in Middle East Negotiations

[Legalbrief] A troubled East African nation that has long been regarded as a major sponsor of international terrorism now finds itself playing a pivotal role in the dramatic Middle East peace negotiations. Legalbrief reports that Sudan, which once served as t
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Sudan: Khartoum Emerges As Key Player in Middle East Negotiations

[Legalbrief] A troubled East African nation that has long been regarded as a major sponsor of international terrorism now finds itself playing a pivotal role in the dramatic Middle East peace negotiations. Legalbrief reports that Sudan, which once served as the headquarters of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda terrorist network and backed Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups, appears to have turned the page.

Africa: Curb Capital Flight to Help Fund COVID-19 Response in Africa

[allAfrica] Curbing capital flight and other illicit financial flows from Africa can generate $88.6 billion a year. These funds can help respond to the COVID-19 crisis and build the resilience of African economies going forward.
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Africa: Curb Capital Flight to Help Fund COVID-19 Response in Africa

[allAfrica] Curbing capital flight and other illicit financial flows from Africa can generate $88.6 billion a year. These funds can help respond to the COVID-19 crisis and build the resilience of African economies going forward.

Southern Africa: DR Congo, Malawi to Chair Regional Model Laws Committee

[The Herald] Windhoek -- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Malawi were last week elected chair and vice chair, respectively, of the recently-constituted Regional Parliamentary Model Laws Oversight Committee (RPMLOC) of the SADC Parliamentary Forum.
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Southern Africa: DR Congo, Malawi to Chair Regional Model Laws Committee

[The Herald] Windhoek -- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Malawi were last week elected chair and vice chair, respectively, of the recently-constituted Regional Parliamentary Model Laws Oversight Committee (RPMLOC) of the SADC Parliamentary Forum.

Mozambique: What Is The Role Of The UAE In Mozambique?

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become a major, if extremely obscure, player in Mozambique, and little is known about its role in Cabo Delgado. It has also been in the news recently, in ways that link to Mozambique.
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Mozambique: What Is The Role Of The UAE In Mozambique?

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become a major, if extremely obscure, player in Mozambique, and little is known about its role in Cabo Delgado. It has also been in the news recently, in ways that link to Mozambique.

Angola: Govt Wants Increase in School Weeks

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Council of Ministers' Commission for Social Policy on Monday in Luanda called for the adoption of a school and academic timetable that would make it possible to have a greater number of school weeks.
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Angola: Govt Wants Increase in School Weeks

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Council of Ministers' Commission for Social Policy on Monday in Luanda called for the adoption of a school and academic timetable that would make it possible to have a greater number of school weeks.

Central African Republic: President Faustin Touadera to Stand for Re-election in December

[Cameroon Tribune] 63-year-old Central African Republic President, Faustin Touadera has announced he will run in the December election in the country. Mr Touadera who governs the country with the support of a large United Nations peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA
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Central African Republic: President Faustin Touadera to Stand for Re-election in December

[Cameroon Tribune] 63-year-old Central African Republic President, Faustin Touadera has announced he will run in the December election in the country. Mr Touadera who governs the country with the support of a large United Nations peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA), was elected in February 2016 with two-thirds of the vote. Since then, he has struggled to stem vicious intercommunal violence in the poor, landlocked nation where armed groups control two-thirds of the territory.

Lesotho: 'Groundbreaking' Study Reveals High Cost of Domestic Violence

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -- Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland says domestic violence is costing countries more than they realise
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Lesotho: 'Groundbreaking' Study Reveals High Cost of Domestic Violence

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -- Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland says domestic violence is costing countries more than they realise

Africa: Dirty Secret - Half of World Lacks Clean Cooking, At a Huge Cost

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -- Failure to provide about 4 billion people with access to clean, safe and affordable ways of cooking is costing $2.4 trillion a year.
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Africa: Dirty Secret - Half of World Lacks Clean Cooking, At a Huge Cost

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -- Failure to provide about 4 billion people with access to clean, safe and affordable ways of cooking is costing $2.4 trillion a year.

Africa: New Research Set to Produce More Productive, Sustainable Cattle

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Geneticists believe that newly-published research on the resilience of African cattle can help breed new generations which yield more milk and meat than at present.
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Africa: New Research Set to Produce More Productive, Sustainable Cattle

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Geneticists believe that newly-published research on the resilience of African cattle can help breed new generations which yield more milk and meat than at present.

Rwanda: Gradual School Reopening to Start in October

[New Times] The Minister of Education has said that the reopening of schools is expected to start gradually in October and conclude in November 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Rwanda: Gradual School Reopening to Start in October

[New Times] The Minister of Education has said that the reopening of schools is expected to start gradually in October and conclude in November 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rwanda: Country Reduces Ozone Warming Gases By 54%

[New Times] Rwanda has drastically reduced, by 54%, the importation of gases known as 'hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)' that deplete ozone layer paving the way for implementing the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.
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Rwanda: Country Reduces Ozone Warming Gases By 54%

[New Times] Rwanda has drastically reduced, by 54%, the importation of gases known as 'hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)' that deplete ozone layer paving the way for implementing the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.

Rwanda: Kagame Makes Diplomatic Changes, Appoints New Envoys

[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday, September 25, made several changes in Rwanda's diplomatic corps, appointing new Ambassadors, First Counsellors and second counsellors in several embassies.
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Rwanda: Kagame Makes Diplomatic Changes, Appoints New Envoys

[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday, September 25, made several changes in Rwanda's diplomatic corps, appointing new Ambassadors, First Counsellors and second counsellors in several embassies.

Africa: Over 1.4 Million Covid-19 Cases, 1.2 Million Recoveries Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 28, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,460,328. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 35,163, and recoveries 1,207,261.
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Africa: Over 1.4 Million Covid-19 Cases, 1.2 Million Recoveries Across Continent

[allAfrica] As of September 28, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,460,328. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 35,163, and recoveries 1,207,261.

South Africa: South Africa Experiences Two Earthquakes in Two Days

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A 2.7 magnitude hit Cape Town in South Africa early on Sunday (September 27), according to Storm Report.It was the second earthquake is as many days - on Saturday night, there was a strong magnitude 6.2 quake in the evening.
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South Africa: South Africa Experiences Two Earthquakes in Two Days

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A 2.7 magnitude hit Cape Town in South Africa early on Sunday (September 27), according to Storm Report.It was the second earthquake is as many days - on Saturday night, there was a strong magnitude 6.2 quake in the evening.

Kenya: Ruto Allies Ask Kenyatta to Dissolve Parliament, Calls for Elections

[Nation] Jubilee lawmakers allied to Deputy President William Ruto have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament over the two thirds gender rule as advised by Chief Justice David Maraga.
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Kenya: Ruto Allies Ask Kenyatta to Dissolve Parliament, Calls for Elections

[Nation] Jubilee lawmakers allied to Deputy President William Ruto have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve Parliament over the two thirds gender rule as advised by Chief Justice David Maraga.

Nigeria: Again Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor's Convoy

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -- Barely 48 hours when some members of dreaded Boko Haram ambushed convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno state leaving over 30 people dead including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers, another set of insur
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Nigeria: Again Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor's Convoy

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -- Barely 48 hours when some members of dreaded Boko Haram ambushed convoy of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno state leaving over 30 people dead including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers, another set of insurgents laid ambush along Monguno- Maiduguri axis and attacked the returning convoy on Sunday evening.

Mali: Transitional Government Names Moctar Ouane as New Prime Minister

[DW] The decision to appoint a civilian as PM could result in the lifting of sanctions by neighboring countries. The restrictive measures were imposed following a military coup last month.
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Mali: Transitional Government Names Moctar Ouane as New Prime Minister

[DW] The decision to appoint a civilian as PM could result in the lifting of sanctions by neighboring countries. The restrictive measures were imposed following a military coup last month.

Malawi: Minister Sendeza Wants Killed Daughter Repatriated From U.S. for Burial in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi.
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Malawi: Minister Sendeza Wants Killed Daughter Repatriated From U.S. for Burial in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Deputy Minister of Defence Jean Sendeza has said she desperately wants the remains of her 29-year-old daughter reportedly shot dead on Friday in Indiana, USA by his boyfriend after she ended an affair, to be repatriated for burial in Malawi.

Togo: Prime Minister and Government Step Down

[DW] Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have quit in a political reshuffle delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The country's president, who won re-election in February, is set to appoint a new PM shortly.
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Togo: Prime Minister and Government Step Down

[DW] Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have quit in a political reshuffle delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The country's president, who won re-election in February, is set to appoint a new PM shortly.

Sudan: Normalizing Sudan-Israel Relations Now is a Dangerous Game

[USIP] Washington, DC -- As Sudan is mentioned among the next states to normalize relations with Israel, concerns about what that would do to the democratic transition arise.
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Sudan: Normalizing Sudan-Israel Relations Now is a Dangerous Game

[USIP] Washington, DC -- As Sudan is mentioned among the next states to normalize relations with Israel, concerns about what that would do to the democratic transition arise.

Angola: Angolan Corruption Case Snares Irene Neto

[Maka] Really? Carlos Manuel de São Vicente is currently a jailbird. On September 23 he was remanded in custody in Viana prison (Luanda) awaiting trial, where conditions might soon make him forget his ill-gotten billions. One by one, the bit-part players in
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Angola: Angolan Corruption Case Snares Irene Neto

[Maka] Really? Carlos Manuel de São Vicente is currently a jailbird. On September 23 he was remanded in custody in Viana prison (Luanda) awaiting trial, where conditions might soon make him forget his ill-gotten billions. One by one, the bit-part players in the Dos Santos kleptocracy are being taken down, evidence of their crimes adding up against the long-ruling kleptocrat-in-chief who oversaw the outrageous theft of tens of billions of dollars of Angolan patrimony. It's no easy matter to bring a former p

Uganda: Man Arrested With Girl's Head At Parliament Charged, Remanded to Prison

[Monitor] The man accused of killing a four-year- old girl and took the head to Parliament as a 'gift' to the Speaker has been remanded to Masaka Main Prison.
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Uganda: Man Arrested With Girl's Head At Parliament Charged, Remanded to Prison

[Monitor] The man accused of killing a four-year- old girl and took the head to Parliament as a 'gift' to the Speaker has been remanded to Masaka Main Prison.

Uganda: Five Killed in Domestic Brawls in Kampala

[Monitor] Police in the Kampala metropolitan area are investigating five killings that occurred in the region withing a period of four days, resulting from domestic brawls, according to the deputy police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan, Mr Luke Oweyesig
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Uganda: Five Killed in Domestic Brawls in Kampala

[Monitor] Police in the Kampala metropolitan area are investigating five killings that occurred in the region withing a period of four days, resulting from domestic brawls, according to the deputy police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan, Mr Luke Oweyesigire.

Gabon: Pangolins Share Burrows With Bats in Potential 'Viral Melting Pot' - Scientists

[RFI] Scientists in Gabon have revealed how giant pangolins share their burrows with bats, potentially exposing the shy, nocturnal animals to viruses that could pass to humans in the central African markets where pangolins are slaughtered and traded.
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Gabon: Pangolins Share Burrows With Bats in Potential 'Viral Melting Pot' - Scientists

[RFI] Scientists in Gabon have revealed how giant pangolins share their burrows with bats, potentially exposing the shy, nocturnal animals to viruses that could pass to humans in the central African markets where pangolins are slaughtered and traded.

Burundi: President Ndayishimiye Rejects Diplomatic Aggression Against Burundi

[UN News] The «indiscriminate consequences» of the COVID-19 pandemic have underscored the importance of multilateralism and how the world handles global challenges and contradictions, the President of Burundi told world leaders gathered virtually
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Burundi: President Ndayishimiye Rejects Diplomatic Aggression Against Burundi

[UN News] The «indiscriminate consequences» of the COVID-19 pandemic have underscored the importance of multilateralism and how the world handles global challenges and contradictions, the President of Burundi told world leaders gathered virtually for the UN General Assembly.

Rwanda: 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero Rusesabagina Admits Forming Armed Rebel Group

[East African] Paul Rusesabagina has for the first time admitted in public to being part of an opposition group that formed a rebel wing that claimed a spate of attacks in Rwanda which left civilians dead.
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Rwanda: 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero Rusesabagina Admits Forming Armed Rebel Group

[East African] Paul Rusesabagina has for the first time admitted in public to being part of an opposition group that formed a rebel wing that claimed a spate of attacks in Rwanda which left civilians dead.

Africa: Is the Worst of Africa's Covid-19 Outbreak Over?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently commended South Africa for its declining Covid-19 infection rate, approving the implementation of public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. This, according to WHO Regional Dir
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Africa: Is the Worst of Africa's Covid-19 Outbreak Over?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently commended South Africa for its declining Covid-19 infection rate, approving the implementation of public health measures to curb the spread of the virus. This, according to WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, is indicative of a larger trend across the continent. Moeti spoke during an online media briefing to examine the status of the Covid-19 outbreak across the continent.

Africa: Over 200,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Cntinent After 13.3 Million Tests

[allAfrica] As of September 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,437,576. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,706, and recoveries 1,184,963. 217,905 cases are currently active and 13,371,886 tests have been perfor
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Africa: Over 200,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Cntinent After 13.3 Million Tests

[allAfrica] As of September 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,437,576. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 34,706, and recoveries 1,184,963. 217,905 cases are currently active and 13,371,886 tests have been performed.

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