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Mozambique militant attacks: 'So much destruction'

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The BBC's Anne Soy sees how Islamic militants have terrorised Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique.

South Sudan plagued by violence and corruption, Human Rights Council hears

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South Sudan continues to be “plagued” by violence and corruption, the Human Rights Council heard on Thursday, jeopardizing the young nation’s efforts to

South Sudan: Scrutiny By UN Rights Body Remains Critical

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[HRW] Item 4 Enhanced Interactive Dialogue with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan

Malian authorities ready to create war college

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No date or location has yet been given, but the cost of the future War College is estimated at more than 2.5 billion CFA francs (4.5million US dollars).

Chad: Hissene Habre's Victims Inch Closer to Justice, Reparations

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[VOA] Dakar -- Former Chadian president Hissene Habre was ordered to pay tens of millions of dollars to victims of human rights abuses after his conviction by a special court in 2017. But by the time he died in August, Habre's victims had still not received a dime.

Some Ghanaians hate him, some love him: the mixed legacy of Jerry John Rawlings

This Is Africa  

Rawlings was a polarising figure, a person who led two coups in Ghana before twice being elected president in multiparty polls.

Uganda: Uganda Extends Vaccination Campaign to Bars, Theaters

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[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda is scaling up coronavirus vaccinations with the arrival of another 1.6 million doses from the United States. But with many Ugandans still reluctant to get the shot, the Ministry of Health has taken the unusual move of reaching out to people at bars and entertainment venues.

South Sudan: UN - South Sudan Suffering Human Rights Crisis of Epic Proportions

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[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan warned that the country is suffering a human rights crisis of epic proportions, enmeshing its population in a cycle of violence, abuse and poverty. The report was submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday.

Cameroon: Rebels Use Smuggled Anti-Tank Rockets to Kill 28 People

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[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon's military says separatist fighters have, for the first time, used anti-tank rockets smuggled from Nigeria to attack army convoys.

Gurib-Fakim, Mokgoro And Obozuwa Join ImpactHER’s Executive Wise Counsel

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The Republic of Mauritius’ First Female President, Her Excellency, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim,   Former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa,  Justice Yvonne Mokgoro, Mrs Patricia Obozuwa, Vice President of Coca Cola, join ImpactHER’s Executive Wise Counsel.

Mr. Climate — Nigeria’s indefatigable campaigner rallying for youth-led climate action

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This Is Africa spoke to Nigerian climate and environmental campaigner Olumide Idowu, popularly known as Mr. Climate about his journey...

Africa Initiative For Governance Opens 2022-23 AIG Scholarships To Nigerian Civil Servants

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The Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), a subsidiary of the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation, invites applications for its sixth round of AIG Scholarships

Kenyan basketballer: Sexual abuse rife for years

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A former basketball player in Kenya says sexual abuse has plagued the country's women's game for "many years".

Nigeria: 300 Petitioners Stranded As Lack of Funding Cripples Abuja #EndSARS Panel

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[Premium Times] This first of a two-part series captures how the federal government's failure to fund the #EndSARS panel in Abuja has dashed the hopes of over 300 victims and relatives of victims of police brutality.

Introducing The Quest: Watch As The Anzisha Prize Discovers Africa’s Youngest Entrepreneurs

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Nine countries. 50 entrepreneurs. All vying for an opportunity to become part of the 2021 Anzisha Prize fellowship program.

Nigeria: China Aims High in Bilateral Relations, Trade With Nigeria

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[This Day] Abuja -- Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun has said the bilateral relations and trade between China and Nigeria would soon reach a new higher level.

South Africa discontent over its inclusion in Britain's coronavirus "red list"

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"There's a much bigger thing at play here. So many people, especially here in Africa, rely on tourism for their livelihoods, for jobs, and that is just a matter of survival for some of them, you know, putting food on the table for their families .... "André van Ketz, co-founder of discoverafrica.com

Ghana: Some Ghanaians Hate Him, Some Love Him - the Mixed Legacy of Jerry John Rawlings

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[The Conversation Africa] Ghana's Third Republic lasted for just two years - from September 24, 1979 to December 31, 1981. Jerry Rawlings book-ended these two events. In 1979 he stepped aside following an election narrowly won by Dr. Hilla Limann. Rawlings had come to power on the back of a coup three months earlier.

Africa: Diabetes Targets Would Cost More but the Impact Would Be Worth It - Here's How

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[The Conversation Africa] Setting global health targets, which is often done by multinational organisations, such as the United Nations or World Health Organisation (WHO), is commonly used to improve health outcomes. For example, the United Nations target to improve access to treatment for HIV has resulted in many more people receiving the treatment that they need, which has saved lives.

Africa: Don't Be Fooled, the Biodiversity Crisis Is a Global Security Crisis

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[African Arguments] Environmental degradation is a key driver of insecurity. To achieve peace, we must protect the planet and finance these efforts accordingly.

Nigeria: Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers of Baptist School Students - Official

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[Premium Times] Bandits on 5 July invaded Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna and kidnapped over 100 students.

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