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Malawi: 'I Did It All On a Phone' - the Hotline Changing Health Outcomes in Malawi

[African Arguments] Health care in Malawi faces many challenges. A free national hotline is helping address one of them.

Uganda: Armed Groups in Eastern DRC Can Be Defeated With Harmonised Efforts, Says Museeni

[Nile Post] President Museveni believes the insecurity in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has to a larger extent been perpetuated by the presence of illegal guns that have been circulating within the country since independence.
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Uganda: Armed Groups in Eastern DRC Can Be Defeated With Harmonised Efforts, Says Museeni

[Nile Post] President Museveni believes the insecurity in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has to a larger extent been perpetuated by the presence of illegal guns that have been circulating within the country since independence.

Chad: WFP and UNHCR Call for Urgent Support to Avoid Brutal Cuts to Food Aid for Refugees in Chad

[WFP] N'djamena -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warned today of an imminent cut to food assistance to crisis-affected refugees in Chad unless urgent funding to bridge major funding shortfalls is received immi
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Chad: WFP and UNHCR Call for Urgent Support to Avoid Brutal Cuts to Food Aid for Refugees in Chad

[WFP] N'djamena -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warned today of an imminent cut to food assistance to crisis-affected refugees in Chad unless urgent funding to bridge major funding shortfalls is received imminently. WFP requires US$161 million by the end of 2022 to avert a suspension of its refugee assistance programme and provide life-saving assistance to crisis-affected communities in Chad including 519,000 Sudanese and Central African refugees.

Cameroon: Three Cameroonian-Americans Risk 38 Years Jail Term for Sponsoring Violence in Cameroon

[Premium Times] «If convicted, the defendants face a maximum statutory penalty of up to 15 years in prison for the material support charges, up to three years in prison for the receiving money from a ransom demand charge and up to 20 years in prison fo
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Cameroon: Three Cameroonian-Americans Risk 38 Years Jail Term for Sponsoring Violence in Cameroon

[Premium Times] «If convicted, the defendants face a maximum statutory penalty of up to 15 years in prison for the material support charges, up to three years in prison for the receiving money from a ransom demand charge and up to 20 years in prison for the money laundering conspiracy charge,» US DOJ said.

Cameroon: Rescue Workers Still Searching for Landslide Victims

[VOA] Yaounde -- Rescue workers in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, are searching for people believed trapped under a landslide that killed at least 14 people and injured scores more Sunday. The victims were attending a funeral when the landslide occurred.
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Cameroon: Rescue Workers Still Searching for Landslide Victims

[VOA] Yaounde -- Rescue workers in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, are searching for people believed trapped under a landslide that killed at least 14 people and injured scores more Sunday. The victims were attending a funeral when the landslide occurred.

Cameroon: Goals Galore in Cameroon-Serbia Epic

[CAF] Cameroon and Serbia served up one of the most thrilling games of Qatar 2022(TM) so far, with both sides coming from behind in a goal-fest that eventually ended level.
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Cameroon: Goals Galore in Cameroon-Serbia Epic

[CAF] Cameroon and Serbia served up one of the most thrilling games of Qatar 2022(TM) so far, with both sides coming from behind in a goal-fest that eventually ended level.

East Africa: East African Nations Say DR Congo Needs Political Reform to Deal With Armed Groups

[VOA] Nairobi, Kenya -- Kenya is hosting a third round of talks aimed at bringing peace to the volatile eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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East Africa: East African Nations Say DR Congo Needs Political Reform to Deal With Armed Groups

[VOA] Nairobi, Kenya -- Kenya is hosting a third round of talks aimed at bringing peace to the volatile eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Chad: Chad to Try 400 People Over Deadly Anti-Government Protests Ahead of International Inquiry

[RFI] The trial of over 400 people who joined last month's anti-government protests is to open in a desert prison in Chad on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the military authorities are insisting that a Chadian oversee an international inquiry into the deaths of civilian
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Chad: Chad to Try 400 People Over Deadly Anti-Government Protests Ahead of International Inquiry

[RFI] The trial of over 400 people who joined last month's anti-government protests is to open in a desert prison in Chad on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the military authorities are insisting that a Chadian oversee an international inquiry into the deaths of civilians on Thursday 20 October.

Rwanda: Over Rwf11 Billion Saved Through Mediation Mechanisms - Judiciary

[New Times] Reports from the judiciary indicate that the monetary value of cases that were successfully resolved through mediation rather than litigation amounted to over Rwf11billlion.
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Rwanda: Over Rwf11 Billion Saved Through Mediation Mechanisms - Judiciary

[New Times] Reports from the judiciary indicate that the monetary value of cases that were successfully resolved through mediation rather than litigation amounted to over Rwf11billlion.

Rwanda: City of Kigali to Restore Drainage to Cope With Floods

[New Times] The City of Kigali is set to rehabilitate two drainages every year to reduce the effects of floods, The New Times has established.
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Rwanda: City of Kigali to Restore Drainage to Cope With Floods

[New Times] The City of Kigali is set to rehabilitate two drainages every year to reduce the effects of floods, The New Times has established.

East Africa: DR Congo Crisis - Nairobi Peace Talks Get Underway

[New Times] The third round of peace talks between the DR Congo government and multiple armed groups are finally taking place today in Nairobi after being postponed two times.
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East Africa: DR Congo Crisis - Nairobi Peace Talks Get Underway

[New Times] The third round of peace talks between the DR Congo government and multiple armed groups are finally taking place today in Nairobi after being postponed two times.

Africa: New Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience #AfricaClimateHope

[allAfrica] Harare -- Access to clean drinking water still remains a major challenge to many communities the world over and will increasingly be at the centre of dealing with the worst effects of the climate emergency.
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Africa: New Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience #AfricaClimateHope

[allAfrica] Harare -- Access to clean drinking water still remains a major challenge to many communities the world over and will increasingly be at the centre of dealing with the worst effects of the climate emergency.

Cameroon: Landslide Kills At Least 14 People At a Funeral in Yaounde

[DW] Witnesses said the victims were attending a memorial for family members when the ground they were standing on gave way.
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Cameroon: Landslide Kills At Least 14 People At a Funeral in Yaounde

[DW] Witnesses said the victims were attending a memorial for family members when the ground they were standing on gave way.

Morocco: Qatar 2022 - Morocco Break 24-Year Jinx With Victory Over Belgium

[Premium Times] The Atlas Lions stunned Belgium with two second-half goals to pick their first victory and second clean sheet in the competition.
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Morocco: Qatar 2022 - Morocco Break 24-Year Jinx With Victory Over Belgium

[Premium Times] The Atlas Lions stunned Belgium with two second-half goals to pick their first victory and second clean sheet in the competition.

Somalia: Military Operation, Airstrikes Kill At Least 100 Al-Shabab Militants

[VOA] Washington -- Somalia's army and allied clan militias have killed at least 100 al-Shabab fighters in an operation in the central Middle Shabelle region, the Information Ministry said Saturday, days after another 49 al-Shabab militants were killed in th
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Somalia: Military Operation, Airstrikes Kill At Least 100 Al-Shabab Militants

[VOA] Washington -- Somalia's army and allied clan militias have killed at least 100 al-Shabab fighters in an operation in the central Middle Shabelle region, the Information Ministry said Saturday, days after another 49 al-Shabab militants were killed in the southern part of the lower Shabelle region.

Somalia: The Somali Diaspora and Its Journey to Political Victories in the West

[VOA] Washington -- From refugees to elected office, 14 Somali Americans have won legislative seats across the U.S. this year. Some also have been elected to city councils, school boards and the boards of parks and recreation in their respective cities. The U
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Somalia: The Somali Diaspora and Its Journey to Political Victories in the West

[VOA] Washington -- From refugees to elected office, 14 Somali Americans have won legislative seats across the U.S. this year. Some also have been elected to city councils, school boards and the boards of parks and recreation in their respective cities. The U.S. midterm elections have proved to be historic for Somalis, with more women elected to public offices than ever before.

Equatorial Guinea: President Obiang Wins Sixth Term as Equatorial Guinea's President

[DW] Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was re-elected president of Equatorial Guinea for his sixth term with 95% of the vote.
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Equatorial Guinea: President Obiang Wins Sixth Term as Equatorial Guinea's President

[DW] Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was re-elected president of Equatorial Guinea for his sixth term with 95% of the vote.

Africa: Rock Art - How South Africa's Coat of Arms Got to Feature an Ancient SAN Painting

[The Conversation Africa] A new exhibition in Johannesburg titled !ke e: xarra ke - People who are Different: Come Together celebrates the rock art of the San people, the first inhabitants of southern Africa. Presented by the University of the Witwatersrand'
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Africa: Rock Art - How South Africa's Coat of Arms Got to Feature an Ancient SAN Painting

[The Conversation Africa] A new exhibition in Johannesburg titled !ke e: xarra ke - People who are Different: Come Together celebrates the rock art of the San people, the first inhabitants of southern Africa. Presented by the University of the Witwatersrand's Rock Art Research Institute and the Origins Centre, the exhibition includes an ultra-high-resolution facsimile of a San rock art panel called the Linton Panel. The panel contains the image chosen for South Africa's national coat of arms. The exhibition also features a new artw

Namibia: Statement by His Excellency, Comrade Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and of the SWAPO Party on the Occasion of the 7thCongress

[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -- Comrades and Distingushed Delegates to the 7th SWAPO Party Congress, convening under the Theme: «SWAPO Party United and Marching Towards Socio-Economic Development for All Namibians»
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Namibia: Statement by His Excellency, Comrade Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and of the SWAPO Party on the Occasion of the 7thCongress

[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -- Comrades and Distingushed Delegates to the 7th SWAPO Party Congress, convening under the Theme: «SWAPO Party United and Marching Towards Socio-Economic Development for All Namibians»

Africa: Land Reform in South Africa - 5 Myths About Farming Debunked

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates. This makes it difficult to reach some comm
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Africa: Land Reform in South Africa - 5 Myths About Farming Debunked

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates. This makes it difficult to reach some common understanding about the realities of land and agriculture in the country.

Ghana: Ghana to Use Gold to Buy Oil Instead of U.S. Dollars to Address Debt Distress

[VOA] Accra, Ghana -- Ghana's finance minister says the country is at high risk of debt distress as the currency, the cedi, has depreciated against the U.S. dollar, increasing its foreign debt by $6 billion this year alone. Ghana on Thursday announced more sp
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Ghana: Ghana to Use Gold to Buy Oil Instead of U.S. Dollars to Address Debt Distress

[VOA] Accra, Ghana -- Ghana's finance minister says the country is at high risk of debt distress as the currency, the cedi, has depreciated against the U.S. dollar, increasing its foreign debt by $6 billion this year alone. Ghana on Thursday announced more spending cuts, including a freeze on government hiring and a hike in the Value Added Tax. It's also looking to buy oil using gold rather than U.S. dollars as the West African country grapples with the worst economic crisis in a generation.

Ethiopia: Tigray After the Peace Deal

[DW] The capital of Tigray is in economic ruin and residents are plagued by hunger and disease. The recent peace deal signed by the federal government and Tigray rebels has brought hope to their despair.
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Ethiopia: Tigray After the Peace Deal

[DW] The capital of Tigray is in economic ruin and residents are plagued by hunger and disease. The recent peace deal signed by the federal government and Tigray rebels has brought hope to their despair.

South Africa: How to Impeach a President - Ramaphosa Case Puts New Rules to the Test in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa faces possible impeachment in the country's parliament over the illegal stashing of thousands of US dollars at his farm in 2020. This is not the first time there's been a threat of impeachmen
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South Africa: How to Impeach a President - Ramaphosa Case Puts New Rules to the Test in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa faces possible impeachment in the country's parliament over the illegal stashing of thousands of US dollars at his farm in 2020. This is not the first time there's been a threat of impeachment of a president in post-democratic South Africa. His scandal-prone predecessor, Jacob Zuma, survived an impeachment vote in 2017 over the illegal use of public money to renovate his private residence. There is, however, a difference in the process being followed this time. It i

Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea - How Not to Rig, or Observe an Election

[ISS] As President Obiang heads for another implausible 90%+ win, what value is there in bland election observer reports?
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Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea - How Not to Rig, or Observe an Election

[ISS] As President Obiang heads for another implausible 90%+ win, what value is there in bland election observer reports?

Rwanda: Rwanda Inks Four Major Energy Deals With Eni

[New Times] Rwanda and Eni, an Italian energy company, have signed four cooperation agreements to develop innovative joint initiatives in agriculture, protection of unique forest ecosystems, technology and health.
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Rwanda: Rwanda Inks Four Major Energy Deals With Eni

[New Times] Rwanda and Eni, an Italian energy company, have signed four cooperation agreements to develop innovative joint initiatives in agriculture, protection of unique forest ecosystems, technology and health.

São Tomé and Príncipe: Sao Tome and Principe Government Avert Coup Attempt

[VOA] Nairobi -- The Prime Minister of the West African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe said an attempted coup was averted early Friday morning after an attack on army headquarters.
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São Tomé and Príncipe: Sao Tome and Principe Government Avert Coup Attempt

[VOA] Nairobi -- The Prime Minister of the West African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe said an attempted coup was averted early Friday morning after an attack on army headquarters.

Tanzania: 10th Anniversary in Burundi Crdb Eyes Poll Position in Burundi

[Daily News] CRDB Bank Burundi has issued some 300 billion francs (341.69bn/-) in loans to various sectors of the economy mostly in agriculture, industry and tourism in the first nine months of this year.
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Tanzania: 10th Anniversary in Burundi Crdb Eyes Poll Position in Burundi

[Daily News] CRDB Bank Burundi has issued some 300 billion francs (341.69bn/-) in loans to various sectors of the economy mostly in agriculture, industry and tourism in the first nine months of this year.

Guinea Bissau: Leaders of Niger, Chad, Guinea Bissau Commend Buhari's Leadership Qualities

[Premium Times] Guinea Bissau's president says without Buhari, he would not have been president.
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Guinea Bissau: Leaders of Niger, Chad, Guinea Bissau Commend Buhari's Leadership Qualities

[Premium Times] Guinea Bissau's president says without Buhari, he would not have been president.

Rwanda: Why Do Some Rwandans Have Only One Name?

[New Times] For years, the naming culture in Rwanda has consisted of at least two names; a family name and a given name. However, you find a number of people with only one name, defying the common naming rules.
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Rwanda: Why Do Some Rwandans Have Only One Name?

[New Times] For years, the naming culture in Rwanda has consisted of at least two names; a family name and a given name. However, you find a number of people with only one name, defying the common naming rules.

Africa: Oil Giants Eye South African Coasts as Fuel, Climate Crises Merge

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- French energy giant TotalEnergies is preparing to submit its final application for approval to drill up to five wells for oil or gas between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas, writes Liezl Human for GroundUp.
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Africa: Oil Giants Eye South African Coasts as Fuel, Climate Crises Merge

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- French energy giant TotalEnergies is preparing to submit its final application for approval to drill up to five wells for oil or gas between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas, writes Liezl Human for GroundUp.

Chad: Presidency Rates Nigeria's Ties With Niger, Chad, Others Productive

[Leadership] Presidency has expressed satisfaction with the existing bilateral relationship between Nigeria and its neighbours, confirming that such ties have helped tremendously, especially in the areas of tackling border insecurity, illegal arms import, an
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Chad: Presidency Rates Nigeria's Ties With Niger, Chad, Others Productive

[Leadership] Presidency has expressed satisfaction with the existing bilateral relationship between Nigeria and its neighbours, confirming that such ties have helped tremendously, especially in the areas of tackling border insecurity, illegal arms import, and smuggling.

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