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Africa: Kenyan Man Pleads Guilty to U.S.$241 Million Covid-19 Fraud Scheme

[allAfrica] Harare -- Do you remember the Pandora Papers? The secret deals and hidden assets of some of the world's richest and most powerful people were revealed in the biggest trove of leaked offshore data in history.
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Africa: Kenyan Man Pleads Guilty to U.S.$241 Million Covid-19 Fraud Scheme

[allAfrica] Harare -- Do you remember the Pandora Papers? The secret deals and hidden assets of some of the world's richest and most powerful people were revealed in the biggest trove of leaked offshore data in history.

Africa: Outbreaks to Watch - Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Surge Post-Pandemic

[The New Humanitarian] Delhi -- 'The impact of these [COVID-related] disruptions to immunisation services will be felt for decades to come.'
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Africa: Outbreaks to Watch - Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Surge Post-Pandemic

[The New Humanitarian] Delhi -- 'The impact of these [COVID-related] disruptions to immunisation services will be felt for decades to come.'

Nigeria: How Presidential Candidates Plan to Tackle High Cost of Governance

[Premium Times] The manifestoes of the presidential candidates contain plans for reducing the cost of governance so that Nigeria can use more of its revenues for the development of the economy.
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Nigeria: How Presidential Candidates Plan to Tackle High Cost of Governance

[Premium Times] The manifestoes of the presidential candidates contain plans for reducing the cost of governance so that Nigeria can use more of its revenues for the development of the economy.

Somalia: Airspace Regains Class A Status After 30 Years

[VOA] Washington -- The Somali airspace has regained its Class A classification after more than 30 years, the International Air Transport Association said.
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Somalia: Airspace Regains Class A Status After 30 Years

[VOA] Washington -- The Somali airspace has regained its Class A classification after more than 30 years, the International Air Transport Association said.

South Africa: Consumers Facing Toughest Times Yet, Economist Warns - South African News Briefs - January 26, 2023

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Consumers Facing Toughest Economic Times Since Covid-19 Lockdown
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South Africa: Consumers Facing Toughest Times Yet, Economist Warns - South African News Briefs - January 26, 2023

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Consumers Facing Toughest Economic Times Since Covid-19 Lockdown

Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Accuses Rwanda of 'Act of War' After Attack on Jet

[RFI] The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Rwanda of an «act of war» after Kigali on Tuesday confirmed its forces had fired at a fighter jet from the DRC that had violated its airspace.
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Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Accuses Rwanda of 'Act of War' After Attack on Jet

[RFI] The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Rwanda of an «act of war» after Kigali on Tuesday confirmed its forces had fired at a fighter jet from the DRC that had violated its airspace.

Africa: Unbeaten Angola Bow Out of African Nations Championship

[Cosafa] Angola became the first COSAFA side to exit the African Nations Championship in Algeria following a 1-0 victory for Mauritania over Mali in the final Group D game on Tuesday.
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Africa: Unbeaten Angola Bow Out of African Nations Championship

[Cosafa] Angola became the first COSAFA side to exit the African Nations Championship in Algeria following a 1-0 victory for Mauritania over Mali in the final Group D game on Tuesday.

Nigeria: U.S. Imposes Visa Ban On Nigerians Who Disrupted Elections

[Premium Times] Mr Blinken added that the visa restrictions are specific to certain individuals and are not directed at the Nigerian people or the Government of Nigeria.
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Nigeria: U.S. Imposes Visa Ban On Nigerians Who Disrupted Elections

[Premium Times] Mr Blinken added that the visa restrictions are specific to certain individuals and are not directed at the Nigerian people or the Government of Nigeria.

Tanzania: Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Returns From Exile

[VOA] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -- Tanzania opposition leader Tundu Lissu has returned to the country from self-imposed exile in Belgium, where he had lived since surviving an assassination attempt in 2017 when he was shot 16 times.
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Tanzania: Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Returns From Exile

[VOA] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -- Tanzania opposition leader Tundu Lissu has returned to the country from self-imposed exile in Belgium, where he had lived since surviving an assassination attempt in 2017 when he was shot 16 times.

Rwanda: Kishishe Massacres - Beyond DR Congo's War Propaganda

[New Times] At the beginning of December 2022, allegations of massacres committed by the M23 rebels in Kishishe, Rutshuru territory, in the eastern DR Congo began to surface from different sources.
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Rwanda: Kishishe Massacres - Beyond DR Congo's War Propaganda

[New Times] At the beginning of December 2022, allegations of massacres committed by the M23 rebels in Kishishe, Rutshuru territory, in the eastern DR Congo began to surface from different sources.

Rwanda: Rwanda and Singapore Launch Annual Global Inclusive Fintech Forum to Advance Innovation in Inclusive Finance

[New Times] Kigali, January 25, 2023: Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC), Rwanda's financial centre facilitating international investment and cross-border transactions in Africa, and Elevandi, a company set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore
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Rwanda: Rwanda and Singapore Launch Annual Global Inclusive Fintech Forum to Advance Innovation in Inclusive Finance

[New Times] Kigali, January 25, 2023: Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC), Rwanda's financial centre facilitating international investment and cross-border transactions in Africa, and Elevandi, a company set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to advance FinTech in the digital economy, today announced the launch of the first annual Inclusive FinTech Forum, to be held from 20 to 22 June in Kigali, Rwanda.

Rwanda: Rwanda Courts Tanzania to Join East African Single Tourist Visa

[New Times] Rwanda's envoy to Tanzania, Major General Charles Karamba, on January 24, held discussions with Tanzanian Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Pindi Hazara Chana, about the importance of the East Africa Single Tourist Visa programme.
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Rwanda: Rwanda Courts Tanzania to Join East African Single Tourist Visa

[New Times] Rwanda's envoy to Tanzania, Major General Charles Karamba, on January 24, held discussions with Tanzanian Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Pindi Hazara Chana, about the importance of the East Africa Single Tourist Visa programme.

Benin: Will Legislative Elections Put Benin's Democracy Back On Track?

[ISS] After a four-year absence, the opposition contested January's polls - the most inclusive since Talon became president.
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Benin: Will Legislative Elections Put Benin's Democracy Back On Track?

[ISS] After a four-year absence, the opposition contested January's polls - the most inclusive since Talon became president.

Congo-Kinshasa: Defensive Measures Taken, Govt Says After DR Congo Jet Flies Over Rwanda

[New Times] 25 fighter jet from DR Congo on Tuesday, January 24, violated Rwanda's airspace - the third time such an incident occurred in three months - forcing Rwanda to take «defensive measures», Kigali said.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Defensive Measures Taken, Govt Says After DR Congo Jet Flies Over Rwanda

[New Times] 25 fighter jet from DR Congo on Tuesday, January 24, violated Rwanda's airspace - the third time such an incident occurred in three months - forcing Rwanda to take «defensive measures», Kigali said.

Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Fighter Jet Violates Rwanda Airspace for Third Time, Shot At

[New Times] A Sukhoi -- 25 fighter jet from DR Congo on Tuesday, January 24, violated Rwanda's airspace - the third time such an incident occurred in three months - forcing Rwanda to take «defensive measures,» Kigali said.
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Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Fighter Jet Violates Rwanda Airspace for Third Time, Shot At

[New Times] A Sukhoi -- 25 fighter jet from DR Congo on Tuesday, January 24, violated Rwanda's airspace - the third time such an incident occurred in three months - forcing Rwanda to take «defensive measures,» Kigali said.

Uganda: EACOP Recieve License to Construct 1,443km East African Oil Pipeline

[Independent (Kampala)] Kikuube, Uganda -- President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, whilst attending the Kingfisher drilling inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, has also witnessed the handover of the license to Construct the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Th
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Uganda: EACOP Recieve License to Construct 1,443km East African Oil Pipeline

[Independent (Kampala)] Kikuube, Uganda -- President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, whilst attending the Kingfisher drilling inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, has also witnessed the handover of the license to Construct the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The handover was done by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, (MEMD) Ruth Nankabirwa, at the Kingfisher Oil Fields, at Buhuka, Kyangwali, Kikuube District.

Uganda: Ugandans Urged On Fight Against Teen Pregnancies

[Nile Post] The State Minister for youth affairs, Sarah Mateke has urged Ugandans to augment government and stakeholders' efforts aimed at ending teenage pregnancies and child marriages in the country.
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Uganda: Ugandans Urged On Fight Against Teen Pregnancies

[Nile Post] The State Minister for youth affairs, Sarah Mateke has urged Ugandans to augment government and stakeholders' efforts aimed at ending teenage pregnancies and child marriages in the country.

Kenya: Kenya Railways Phases Out Cash Payment for Tickets Starting Feb 1

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Kenya Railways has phased out the use of cash in paying for tickets at all the Madaraka Express stations.
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Kenya: Kenya Railways Phases Out Cash Payment for Tickets Starting Feb 1

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Kenya Railways has phased out the use of cash in paying for tickets at all the Madaraka Express stations.

Congo-Kinshasa: UN - Escalating Attacks Terrorize Thousands in Eastern DR Congo

[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. refugee agency, the UNHCR, is condemning escalating violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed hundreds of civilians and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in search of safety.
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Congo-Kinshasa: UN - Escalating Attacks Terrorize Thousands in Eastern DR Congo

[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. refugee agency, the UNHCR, is condemning escalating violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed hundreds of civilians and forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in search of safety.

Congo-Kinshasa: How DRC's Elite Use Sport to Build Their Reputations and Hold On to Power

[The Conversation Africa] Football in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - as in much of the world - is intertwined with politics.
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Congo-Kinshasa: How DRC's Elite Use Sport to Build Their Reputations and Hold On to Power

[The Conversation Africa] Football in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - as in much of the world - is intertwined with politics.

Cameroon: Govt Denies Canada's Mediation With Separatists

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon has denied an announcement that Canada will mediate the African country's separatist conflict, saying such a role was never mandated. Canada's foreign ministry last week announced that Cameroon and some separatist factions had agree
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Cameroon: Govt Denies Canada's Mediation With Separatists

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon has denied an announcement that Canada will mediate the African country's separatist conflict, saying such a role was never mandated. Canada's foreign ministry last week announced that Cameroon and some separatist factions had agreed to a peace process, with Ottawa assigned to help.

Uganda: President Inaugurates First Commercial Oil Drilling Project

[Nile Post] It was a momentous occasion on Tuesday when President Museveni launched the spudding process of its oil in the Kingfisher area in Kikuube district to ensure the East African country joins the club of oil producing nations in the world.
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Uganda: President Inaugurates First Commercial Oil Drilling Project

[Nile Post] It was a momentous occasion on Tuesday when President Museveni launched the spudding process of its oil in the Kingfisher area in Kikuube district to ensure the East African country joins the club of oil producing nations in the world.

Tanzania: Govt Warns People Against Working as Mercenaries for Foreign Armies

[Daily News] The government has warned Tanzanians against working as mercenaries and fighting for foreign armies, insisting the act contravenes the law of the land.
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Tanzania: Govt Warns People Against Working as Mercenaries for Foreign Armies

[Daily News] The government has warned Tanzanians against working as mercenaries and fighting for foreign armies, insisting the act contravenes the law of the land.

Malawi: Govt Asks WHO for 7.6 Million Doses of Cholera Vaccine

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi government has asked for a donation of 7.6 million doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Malawi: Govt Asks WHO for 7.6 Million Doses of Cholera Vaccine

[Nyasa Times] The Malawi government has asked for a donation of 7.6 million doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Congo-Kinshasa: Football and Politics in Kinshasa - How DRC's Elite Use Sport to Build Their Reputations and Hold On to Power

[The Conversation Africa] Football in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - as in much of the world - is intertwined with politics.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Football and Politics in Kinshasa - How DRC's Elite Use Sport to Build Their Reputations and Hold On to Power

[The Conversation Africa] Football in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - as in much of the world - is intertwined with politics.

Ghana: Ghana's Nkrumahist Parties Keep Splitting - a Threat to Their Strength in the 2024 Election

[The Conversation Africa] Political parties are not always completely united, as most classical political scientists argue. Dissenting opinions and the scramble for party apparatus tend to trigger internal schisms and factions. If these aren't managed well, p
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Ghana: Ghana's Nkrumahist Parties Keep Splitting - a Threat to Their Strength in the 2024 Election

[The Conversation Africa] Political parties are not always completely united, as most classical political scientists argue. Dissenting opinions and the scramble for party apparatus tend to trigger internal schisms and factions. If these aren't managed well, parties can split. A notable example is the recent emergence of splinter parties from the Justice and Development Party in Turkey.

Eswatini: Thulani Maseko Assassination Needs Urgent Investigation

[Africa In Fact] Thulani Maseko, a leading human rights lawyer in Eswatini, was shot dead in his home in Manzini on Saturday evening. His wife, Tanele Maseko, and children were with him when he died. Nothing was reported stolen from the premises. Maseko was
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Eswatini: Thulani Maseko Assassination Needs Urgent Investigation

[Africa In Fact] Thulani Maseko, a leading human rights lawyer in Eswatini, was shot dead in his home in Manzini on Saturday evening. His wife, Tanele Maseko, and children were with him when he died. Nothing was reported stolen from the premises. Maseko was a prominent and long-time advocate for democratic reform in the country. He chaired the Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) - a coalition of civil society groups, trade unions, and faith-based organisations working to amplify calls for democratic reform and a national dialogu

Africa: We Came Here to Make a Statement - Says Senegal Coach Thiaw After Outclassing DRC

[CAF] Senegal coach Pape Thiaw has revealed that it was of utmost importance for his side to reach the quarter-final of the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) ongoing in Algeria.
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Africa: We Came Here to Make a Statement - Says Senegal Coach Thiaw After Outclassing DRC

[CAF] Senegal coach Pape Thiaw has revealed that it was of utmost importance for his side to reach the quarter-final of the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) ongoing in Algeria.

Africa: DR Congo Boss Ngoma Takes Responsibility for Poor Performance After CHAN Exit

[CAF] DR Congo coach Otis Ngoma has assumed responsibility for his team's early exit at the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria.
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Africa: DR Congo Boss Ngoma Takes Responsibility for Poor Performance After CHAN Exit

[CAF] DR Congo coach Otis Ngoma has assumed responsibility for his team's early exit at the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria.

Africa: DR Congo Defender Issama Mpeko Announces Retirement From CHAN Duties

[CAF] Celebrated DR Congo defender Djo Issama Mpeko has annouced his retirement from the home-based national to give the chance to young players in his country.
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Africa: DR Congo Defender Issama Mpeko Announces Retirement From CHAN Duties

[CAF] Celebrated DR Congo defender Djo Issama Mpeko has annouced his retirement from the home-based national to give the chance to young players in his country.

Congo-Kinshasa: Congolese Refugees Petition Embassies Over DR Congo Insecurity

[New Times] Representatives of over 72,000 Congolese refugees who live in Rwanda on Monday, January 23 submitted petitions to different embassies in Kigali, calling on the international community to help stop the killings and persecution of the Tutsi communit
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Congo-Kinshasa: Congolese Refugees Petition Embassies Over DR Congo Insecurity

[New Times] Representatives of over 72,000 Congolese refugees who live in Rwanda on Monday, January 23 submitted petitions to different embassies in Kigali, calling on the international community to help stop the killings and persecution of the Tutsi community in eastern DR Congo.

South Africa: Court Battle Against Govt Over Power Crisis Begins - South African News Briefs - January 24, 2023

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Coalition Readies Legal Action Against Govt Over Energy Crisis
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South Africa: Court Battle Against Govt Over Power Crisis Begins - South African News Briefs - January 24, 2023

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Coalition Readies Legal Action Against Govt Over Energy Crisis

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