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Africa: Advocating for African Solutions to Illicit Financial Flows

[allAfrica] Civil society actors, journalists, academics, lawyers and other African actors are advocating for African initiatives to fight against illicit financial flows
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Africa: Advocating for African Solutions to Illicit Financial Flows

[allAfrica] Civil society actors, journalists, academics, lawyers and other African actors are advocating for African initiatives to fight against illicit financial flows

Gabon: Gabon and Togo Admitted Into the Commonwealth

[Ghanaian Times] Leaders accepted applications by the two West African countries at the closing session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda. It follows formal expressions of interest by Gabon and Togo and consultation with membe
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Gabon: Gabon and Togo Admitted Into the Commonwealth

[Ghanaian Times] Leaders accepted applications by the two West African countries at the closing session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda. It follows formal expressions of interest by Gabon and Togo and consultation with member countries.

Ghana: Re - Response to Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa's Recent Claims On the President's Travel to Belgium, Rwanda

[Ghana Presidency] I have taken note of the Facebook statement by Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, made in response to my press release of Friday, 24th June, where I sought to clear inaccuracies and untruths peddled by the Member of Parliament for North Tongu.
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Ghana: Re - Response to Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa's Recent Claims On the President's Travel to Belgium, Rwanda

[Ghana Presidency] I have taken note of the Facebook statement by Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, made in response to my press release of Friday, 24th June, where I sought to clear inaccuracies and untruths peddled by the Member of Parliament for North Tongu.

South Africa: At Least 20 Die in Mysterious Tavern Disaster

[DW] South African police on Sunday were looking into the deaths of at least 20 young people who died at a bar in the coastal town on East London.
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South Africa: At Least 20 Die in Mysterious Tavern Disaster

[DW] South African police on Sunday were looking into the deaths of at least 20 young people who died at a bar in the coastal town on East London.

Rwanda: FIFA Rankings - Amavubi Maintains 40th Position in Africa

[New Times] The Rwandan national football team, Amavubi have been ranked 40th in Africa and 136th globally by FIFA in the June 2022 world football ranking which was released on Thursday evening.
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Rwanda: FIFA Rankings - Amavubi Maintains 40th Position in Africa

[New Times] The Rwandan national football team, Amavubi have been ranked 40th in Africa and 136th globally by FIFA in the June 2022 world football ranking which was released on Thursday evening.

Zimbabwe: Exiled Ex-Minister Jonathan Moyo Defends Mnangagwa in Smith Comparison

[New Zimbabwe] EXILED former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has waded into the Ian Smith versus Emmerson Mnangagwa comparison by declaring that no one who glorifies the former colonial leader can expect to gain political milage from it.
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Zimbabwe: Exiled Ex-Minister Jonathan Moyo Defends Mnangagwa in Smith Comparison

[New Zimbabwe] EXILED former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has waded into the Ian Smith versus Emmerson Mnangagwa comparison by declaring that no one who glorifies the former colonial leader can expect to gain political milage from it.

Zimbabwe: Inflation Doubles in Two Months to 191%

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S annual inflation rate quickened to 191.6 percent in June, more than doubling the consumer price increases of two months ago, official statistics showed Saturday.
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Zimbabwe: Inflation Doubles in Two Months to 191%

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S annual inflation rate quickened to 191.6 percent in June, more than doubling the consumer price increases of two months ago, official statistics showed Saturday.

Zimbabwe: Nurses Call Off Strike, Give Government 14 Day Ultimatum

[New Zimbabwe] HEALTH workers have called off their industrial action and given government 14 days to deliver on their demands of a US dollar salary and better working conditions.
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Zimbabwe: Nurses Call Off Strike, Give Government 14 Day Ultimatum

[New Zimbabwe] HEALTH workers have called off their industrial action and given government 14 days to deliver on their demands of a US dollar salary and better working conditions.

South Africa: Corruption Report Declares Ruling Party 'Deployments' Illegal

[Daily Maverick] The State Capture Commission report has found that the ANC's deployment policy is unconstitutional and illegal. Commission chairperson, now Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo stated in Part 6 of the report that there is also no reason for the ANC'
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South Africa: Corruption Report Declares Ruling Party 'Deployments' Illegal

[Daily Maverick] The State Capture Commission report has found that the ANC's deployment policy is unconstitutional and illegal. Commission chairperson, now Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo stated in Part 6 of the report that there is also no reason for the ANC's deployment committee to exist.

Africa: Over 12 Million Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed Across Continent

[allAfrica] Harare -- As of June 24, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  12,017,969 while 315,450,594 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
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Africa: Over 12 Million Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed Across Continent

[allAfrica] Harare -- As of June 24, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  12,017,969 while 315,450,594 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Cameroon: Govt Woos Potential Disapora Investors, but Faces Distrust

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon's President Paul Biya has for the first time sent a delegation to Europe to try to encourage well-off Cameroonians living there to invest back home. But members of Cameroon's diaspora say undemocratic practices and corruption in Biya
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Cameroon: Govt Woos Potential Disapora Investors, but Faces Distrust

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon's President Paul Biya has for the first time sent a delegation to Europe to try to encourage well-off Cameroonians living there to invest back home. But members of Cameroon's diaspora say undemocratic practices and corruption in Biya's government put off investors.

Cameroon: Broken Promises - Cameroon's Troubled Disarmament Initiative

[The New Humanitarian] Buea, Cameroon -- 'The movement has changed - it's now about kidnapping, stealing, and demanding ransoms.'
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Cameroon: Broken Promises - Cameroon's Troubled Disarmament Initiative

[The New Humanitarian] Buea, Cameroon -- 'The movement has changed - it's now about kidnapping, stealing, and demanding ransoms.'

Cameroon: Govt Deploys Hundreds of Troops to Protect 40,000 People Displaced By Boko Haram

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameron has deployed hundreds of troops along its border with Nigeria after attacks by Boko Haram militants forced more than 40,000 villagers over the past two months to flee the area. Cameroon's defense minister is visiting the border to ass
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Cameroon: Govt Deploys Hundreds of Troops to Protect 40,000 People Displaced By Boko Haram

[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameron has deployed hundreds of troops along its border with Nigeria after attacks by Boko Haram militants forced more than 40,000 villagers over the past two months to flee the area. Cameroon's defense minister is visiting the border to assess the security situation and assure villagers that it is safe to return home.

Mozambique: Insurgents Infiltrate New Areas

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Insurgents are attacking farther south than ever before, with attacks just 45 km from Pemba, and the first attacks in Nampula province. The main N1 road and mining projects were disrupted. As predicted, the heavy milita
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Mozambique: Insurgents Infiltrate New Areas

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Insurgents are attacking farther south than ever before, with attacks just 45 km from Pemba, and the first attacks in Nampula province. The main N1 road and mining projects were disrupted. As predicted, the heavy military presence of Rwandan troops in Palma and Mocimboa da Praia merely caused the guerrillas to disperse and open new fronts. (this newsletter 598, 6 June; Financial Mail 3 June)

Africa: IMF Calls for Good Governance, Stronger Anti-Corruption Measures on the Continent

[allAfrica] The African Union and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) convened a two-day meeting on good governance and corruption in Botswana to discuss how Africa can reap the benefits of good governance, improve growth opportunities, create jobs, reduce
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Africa: IMF Calls for Good Governance, Stronger Anti-Corruption Measures on the Continent

[allAfrica] The African Union and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) convened a two-day meeting on good governance and corruption in Botswana to discuss how Africa can reap the benefits of good governance, improve growth opportunities, create jobs, reduce poverty and achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Africa: Africa and Commonwealth Must Do More to Ease Africa's Malaria Burden

[allAfrica] After a recent work trip to Kisumu City on Lake Victoria in western Kenya, I suffered a bout of malaria that left me sick for two weeks. Getting tested and treated was not hard; the challenge was the long incubation and recovery period that reduce
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Africa: Africa and Commonwealth Must Do More to Ease Africa's Malaria Burden

[allAfrica] After a recent work trip to Kisumu City on Lake Victoria in western Kenya, I suffered a bout of malaria that left me sick for two weeks. Getting tested and treated was not hard; the challenge was the long incubation and recovery period that reduced my productive work time to zero and making a dent in my income.

East Africa: «We Need Boots On Ground» - Museveni, East African Leaders Agree to Deploy Troops in DRC

[Nile Post] President Yoweri Museveni together with his East African counterparts on Monday met and agreed to the proposed deployment of a regional standby force in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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East Africa: «We Need Boots On Ground» - Museveni, East African Leaders Agree to Deploy Troops in DRC

[Nile Post] President Yoweri Museveni together with his East African counterparts on Monday met and agreed to the proposed deployment of a regional standby force in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Gambia: European Court Cancels 1st UK-Rwanda Deportation Flight

[The Point] The first deportation flight from Britain to Rwanda slated to transfer asylum seekers including Gambians who crossed the English Channel from France has been cancelled; thanks to the crucial intervention of European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
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Gambia: European Court Cancels 1st UK-Rwanda Deportation Flight

[The Point] The first deportation flight from Britain to Rwanda slated to transfer asylum seekers including Gambians who crossed the English Channel from France has been cancelled; thanks to the crucial intervention of European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Southern Africa: Zambian Authorities Arrest Man Accused of Selling Exploitative Videos of Malawian Children

[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- Authorities in Zambia said they have arrested a Chinese citizen accused of selling exploitative videos of Malawian children. Malawian authorities say they are working to have the man, Lu Ke, returned to Malawi, where rights campaigne
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Southern Africa: Zambian Authorities Arrest Man Accused of Selling Exploitative Videos of Malawian Children

[VOA] Blantyre, Malawi -- Authorities in Zambia said they have arrested a Chinese citizen accused of selling exploitative videos of Malawian children. Malawian authorities say they are working to have the man, Lu Ke, returned to Malawi, where rights campaigners say he should face justice.

Nigeria: How Nigeria's Petrol Crisis Inspired Locally Produced Electric Bicycles #AfricaClimateCrisis

[allAfrica] People need to move around. Whether it's going to school or buying the basics, we need to move from place to place, but how we do that moving has a profound impact on other species and the planet itself. There are many reasons for this, but a larg
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Nigeria: How Nigeria's Petrol Crisis Inspired Locally Produced Electric Bicycles #AfricaClimateCrisis

[allAfrica] People need to move around. Whether it's going to school or buying the basics, we need to move from place to place, but how we do that moving has a profound impact on other species and the planet itself. There are many reasons for this, but a large part is due to the use of fossil fuels to power our vehicles, airplanes and rockets.

Mali: Nation in Mourning After Civilian Massacres in Sahel

[RFI] Suspected jihadists massacred more than 130 civilians over the weekend in neighbouring central Mali towns, the latest mass killings in the Sahel region. Mali's junta leader Colonel Assimi Goita has decreed three days of national mourning.
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Mali: Nation in Mourning After Civilian Massacres in Sahel

[RFI] Suspected jihadists massacred more than 130 civilians over the weekend in neighbouring central Mali towns, the latest mass killings in the Sahel region. Mali's junta leader Colonel Assimi Goita has decreed three days of national mourning.

Nigeria: Millions in Nigeria Face Food and Nutrition Crisis

[VOA] Geneva -- A senior U.N. official warns of catastrophic consequences for millions of people in northeast Nigeria facing a food and nutrition crisis if the U.N. does not receive the funds needed to assist them.
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Nigeria: Millions in Nigeria Face Food and Nutrition Crisis

[VOA] Geneva -- A senior U.N. official warns of catastrophic consequences for millions of people in northeast Nigeria facing a food and nutrition crisis if the U.N. does not receive the funds needed to assist them.

East Africa: Leaders Agree On Regional Force to Tackle Rise of Militias in DRC

[RFI] East African leaders agreed Monday to send in a regional force to try to end fighting in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and called for an immediate ceasefire.
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East Africa: Leaders Agree On Regional Force to Tackle Rise of Militias in DRC

[RFI] East African leaders agreed Monday to send in a regional force to try to end fighting in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and called for an immediate ceasefire.

Rwanda: First Lady Wants Women to Assume Role of Defenders of Peace

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has issued a rallying call to women and girls to embrace a new role as frontline defenders of lasting peace, instead of victims of violence.
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Rwanda: First Lady Wants Women to Assume Role of Defenders of Peace

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has issued a rallying call to women and girls to embrace a new role as frontline defenders of lasting peace, instead of victims of violence.

Rwanda: Leaders Urged to Act As Persecution of Tutsi in DR Congo Intensifies

[New Times] The lives of Tutsi in DR Congo are in great danger as they continually become targets by machete-wielding mobs threatening to kill them.
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Rwanda: Leaders Urged to Act As Persecution of Tutsi in DR Congo Intensifies

[New Times] The lives of Tutsi in DR Congo are in great danger as they continually become targets by machete-wielding mobs threatening to kill them.

Rwanda: RwandAir CEO to Head Global Aviation Body

[New Times] The annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has elected RwadAir's Chief Executive Officer, Yvonne Makolo, as the group's next chair.
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Rwanda: RwandAir CEO to Head Global Aviation Body

[New Times] The annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has elected RwadAir's Chief Executive Officer, Yvonne Makolo, as the group's next chair.

Congo-Kinshasa: Belgium Finally Returns Murdered DRC Leader Lumumba's Tooth

[RFI] Sixty-one years after Belgian mercenaries and separatists murdered Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba, Belgium officially returned his tooth, his only remains, in a televised ceremony on Monday.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Belgium Finally Returns Murdered DRC Leader Lumumba's Tooth

[RFI] Sixty-one years after Belgian mercenaries and separatists murdered Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba, Belgium officially returned his tooth, his only remains, in a televised ceremony on Monday.

Congo-Kinshasa: Lumumba's Tooth Handed Over to Family

[allAfrica] The government of Belgium has handed over a tooth of Democratic Republic of the Congo's first Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba to his children and an official delegation in Brussels today.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Lumumba's Tooth Handed Over to Family

[allAfrica] The government of Belgium has handed over a tooth of Democratic Republic of the Congo's first Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba to his children and an official delegation in Brussels today.

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