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Nigeria squad's 'horrible experience' returning from Under-20 Women's World Cup

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Players and officials from Nigeria are seething after "horrible experience" travelling back from the Under-20 Women's World Cup.

Pupils to wear traditional clothes to honour new Zulu king

Africanews  

Pupils in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province have been asked to wear traditional attire to school next Tuesday to celebrate the new Zulu king, Misuzulu kaZwelithini Zulu.

Somalia: Attacks Increase Against Somaliland Media

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[VOA] Mogadishu -- Amid protests that turned deadly, persistent drought and election controversies, Somaliland's media are coming under attack.

Chad: Sovereign National Dialogue Opens

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[allAfrica] After the opening ceremony last Saturday and a subsequent postponement of a few days, the work of the inclusive and sovereign national dialogue was scheduled to restart on Wednesday, August 24 to run till the end of the week. Participants will first work on setting up the dialogue bodies, with the adoption of rules of procedure and the installation of a presidium. Among the approximately 1,400 participants are civil society organisations. They have already taken steps to constantly monitor the dialogue, in

Ethiopia: WFP Executive Director Condemns Seizure of Humanitarian Fuel Supplies by Tigray Authorities

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[WFP] Rome -- It is reprehensible that millions of people will be pushed further into hunger by the resumption of fighting in Northern Ethiopia. In the past few months, the humanitarian truce has allowed WFP and our partners to reach almost 5 million people in Tigray. However, yesterday that lifeline was severed.

Benin unveils monuments to revive cultural pride, patriotism and boost tourism

Africanews  

For the Beninese authorities, this political choice to put cultural wealth at the service of the country's tourism development, is part of the implementation of the Government Action Program (PAG 2021-2026). The Beninese state has already invested 600 billion CFA francs, nearly a bilion dollars

South Africa: Minimum Age for Criminal Capacity Increased

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[SAnews.gov.za] The minimum age for capacity of criminal intent in children has been increased from 10 years to 12 years old through the amendment of the Child Justice Act of 2008.

Chad: More than 340,000 people affected by floods in two months

Africanews  

More than 340,000 people have been affected by floods in Chad since the end of June, according to a provisional UN assessment...

Nigeria: Insecurity impact on building sector

Africanews  

Professionals in the building and construction industry in Nigeria have raised concern over the persistent insecurity in the country.

Liberia: Cummings Assures Liberians of a United Opposition

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[New Dawn] Alternative National Congress (ANC) political leader and head of the relaunched Collaborating Political Parties (CPP), Mr. Alexander B. Cummings has assured Liberians of a united opposition prepared to unseat President George Manneh Weah in 2023.

Liberia: 2 Died of Electrocution in Nimba

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[New Dawn] Nimba County -- Two persons have been electrocuted in Ganta and Sanniquellie, respectively in Nimba county, while allegedly attempting to steal power.

Liberia: Disunity Will Pull us Apart

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[New Dawn] Dr. Bropleh cautions Liberians

Liberia: Senate Probes Karnley's Credentials

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[New Dawn] The Liberian Senate Standing Committee on Transport has resolved to probe the credentials placed on the Executive Mansion website following President George M. Weah's nomination of Mr. Darlington Karnley, as Managing Director-designate of the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA).

Liberia: Women End Peace Empowerment Training in Montserrado

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[New Dawn] The Eminent Women of the Women Situation Room (WSR) over the weekend ended eighteen months of training activities for women & youths in Montserrado County.

Liberia: CPP Regains Momentum

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[New Dawn] The Collaborating Political Parties (CPP) has regained greater momentum with renewed zeal by thousands of partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Alternative National Congress (ANC) committing to a pronounced 'Liberation struggle' to make Mr. George Weah a one-term President of Liberia.

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Calls for Partnership to Implement SDGs

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[GhanaToday] President Akufo-Addo has called for strategic partnerships to build a progressive coalition to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Somalia: Somali President Arrives in Garowe, Puntland Capital

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[Shabelle] The President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrived in Garowe, the capital of the Puntland state on Thursday.

Liberia: District 16 Residents, Lawmaker Spar Over Cost of Police Station Project

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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- A police station project in the St. Paul Bridge Community has backfired following the pronouncement of two conflicting amounts spent on the project by District 16 Representative Dixon Seeboe and Pres. George Weah.

Liberia: UMOVEMENT Launches School Administrators and Teachers Training On National Curriculum On Citizenship Education

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[FrontPageAfrica] Bopolu -- As part of the preparation to resume the reintroduction of citizenship education in schools beginning Academic Year 2022-2023 - schools administrators and teachers from five pre-pilot schools (Bomboma, Henry Town, Zuo, Hilllton Doidee, and Bey-Yomo) participated in a three-day (August 17-19, 2022) training to acquire teaching skills to effectively deliver lessons on the National Curriculum on Citizenship Education. UMOVEMENT with support from Democracy International (DI) USAID-funded Elections and Democrac

Liberia: 75th National Flag Day Orator the Country's Says Liberia Transformation Is On the Right Path

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[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Dr. Lawrence Konmla Bropleh, the Special Envoy and Advisor to President George Manneh Weah at Liberia's 175th Flag Day Celebration says Liberia is on the path to development, national growth, and transformation, something he says is irreversible.

Migrants: More than 2,000 Tunisian minors arrived illegally in Italy since January -NGO

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More than 2,000 Tunisian minors have reached Italy illegally since January 2022, the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) said Wednesday.

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