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Guinea: At Least 21 People Killed in Post-Election Violence in Guinea

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[RFI] At least 21 people have died in unrest in Guinea which broke out following last week's disputed presidential election. International envoys have travelled to Conakry to try and reduce tensions.

Zimbabwe: Trial Date Set For Former University Boss Nyagura

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[The Herald] Senior Court Reporter

OR Tambo commemorative statue unveiled

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled the OR Tambo commemorative statue to honour the late struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo.

Kenya: Looming Crisis as Plans to Reopen Schools in Limbo

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[Nation] The basic education sector is staring at a crisis next year if schools do not reopen fully, and the classes that are in session go on with learning.

Africa: Adele's SNL Skit on African Tourism Sparks Backlash

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Who gave the greenlight to that Africa sketch? I have questions...

South Africa: Subsistence Farmers Under Siege From Land Occupation

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[GroundUp] Since 2000 a group of small scale subsistence farmers have been raising crops and livestock on vacant municipal land in Dunoon, Cape Town.

Kenya: Army Vows to Take Action as Violence, Looting Spread

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[Nation] Abuja. As attacks and looting of property continues, the top hierarchy of the Nigerian army emerged from an emergency meeting on Monday pledging to remain loyal to the government as well as the unity and indivisibility of the country.

South Africa: South Africa Braces for Second Wave of Covid-19 Infections

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[Nation] South Africa is bracing for a second 'wave' of Covid-19 infections as community transmissions begin to peak again.

Kenya: Government Promises to Implement Technical Report on Rising Lakes

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[Nation] The government has promised to implement a report by a technical team looking into possible causes of raising lakes in the Rift Valley region.

Sudan: Unamid to Exit Darfur On December 31

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[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Sudan, the United Nations and the African Union have confirmed that the UN-AU mission in Darfur UNAMID will exit Sudan on December 31, as planned earlier.

Africa: Trade Restrictions to Contain Covid-19 Have Been Devastating for Urban Poor

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[The Conversation Africa] Trade routes have been significantly disrupted this year in efforts to contain COVID-19. The effects of this are already showing: global growth is set to contract by 4.9% and growth in sub-Saharan Africa will contract by 3.2%.

West Africa: France and Mali At Odds Over Opening Dialogue With Sahel Jihadists

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[RFI] France and Mali differed on Monday over whether to talk to jihadists to help end the Sahel state's eight-year-old insurgency, with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian ruling the option out.

South Africa: Problematic Assumptions Raise Questions About New Land Reform Plan

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[The Conversation Africa] The South African government recently announced a plan to allocate 700,000 hectares of state land to black farmers. Exactly how many farms and beneficiaries this will involve is unclear.

Restrictions in trade to contain COVID-19 have been devastating for Africa’s urban poor

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Restricting trade to control the pandemic damages livelihoods, especially those of the urban poor. The control of future pandemics must strike a balance between health and economic activity.

Kenya: Hague Court Denies Talk of Fresh Ruto Probe as Allies Revive Claims

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[Nation] The International Criminal Court has distanced itself from any investigations which might be going on in the country with the aim of reviving the 2007/08 post-election violence cases.

Kenya: Kenyatta May Be in Office 4 Months After 2022 Elections

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[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta's successor may wait 120 days after the 2022 General Election to assume office if a proposed constitutional amendment is passed and the outcome of the vote successfully challenged at the Supreme Court.

Kenya: Kenyatta, Ruto and Odinga Launch BBI Report at Bomas

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[Nation] Leaders and members of the public from across the country have gathered at Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi for the official unveiling of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report.

Somalia: To Avoid a Repeat of the Mogadishu Attack, Country Needs Biometrics

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[African Arguments] I was mayor of Mogadishu in 2017 when it experienced the country's deadliest ever terrorist attack. The lessons have not yet been learnt.

Seychelles: President Wavel Ramkalawan Sworn in After Sea-Change Election for Seychelles

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[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' newly elected leader, Wavel Ramkawalan, was sworn in as the country's fifth president in a ceremony at State House in the country's capital on Monday.

Rwanda: Kabuga Transferred to the Hague

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[New Times] Genocide mastermind Félicien Kabuga was on Monday, October 26, transferred from France to the custody of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) in The Hague, Netherlands.

Rwanda: 90% of Covid-19 Victims Had NCDs - Minister

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[New Times] At least 90 per cent of the 34 deaths registered in Rwanda due to Covid-19 were people with underlying conditions of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the Minister of Health Dr. Daniel Ngamije has said.