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Nigeria: Rights Group to Probe Nigerian Military for Alleged Secret Abortion Programme

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[Premium Times] The panel set up to probe the alleged secret abortion programme of the Nigerian military is expected to determine the culpability of individuals or institutions, if it deems fit, and award appropriate damages.

Nigeria: 16 Nigerian Pilgrims Killed in Burkina Faso

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[Premium Times] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his condolences and prayed for the safety of other Nigerians in Burkina Faso.

Nigeria: With Misleading Headlines, U.S.-Based Newspunch Spreads Half-Truths About Nigeria

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[Premium Times] International reporters and fact-checkers have identified the NewsPunch as the second largest news medium sharing fake stories around the globe.

Nigeria: Nigeria Could Become Africa's Biggest Oil Refinery By 2025 - Report

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[Premium Times] Nigeria is the market to watch this year not only because of the opening of the Dangote refinery but because of its upcoming change of administration, an expert said.

Africa: Surgery Risks Are Disproportionately High for Women in Africa - New Study

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[The Conversation Africa] Improving surgical care for women in low- and middle-income countries is a global health priority. It's also critical for sustainable development because of the critical role women play in macro-economic growth, community well-being, and as part of the healthcare workforce.

Africa: W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the Importance of African American Studies

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[The Conversation Africa] The opening days of Black History Month 2023 have coincided with controversy about the teaching and broader meaning of African American studies.

Africa: Beyoncé Is Going On a World Tour. Why She Shouldn't Ignore Africa

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[The Conversation Africa] Beyoncé announced her highly anticipated Renaissance World Tour on the first day of Black History Month - an annual observance in the US that honours the African diaspora. Social media erupted and ticketing websites crashed briefly as fans worldwide rushed to secure tickets. Following her record-setting 32nd win at the 2023 Grammy Awards for her album Renaissance, the US singer-songwriter's tour is the most sought-after musical event of the year. It will run from May to September 2023, with performa

Russia's African footprint grows with Lavrov trip to Mali

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Amid Russia's isolation, its friendship with Mali blossoms, but has it stopped jihadist violence?

African leaders send condolences to Turkey, Syria over devastating earthquake

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It comes as dozens of nations and organizations offered to help with rescue efforts in southern Turkey and northern Syria after Monday's earthquakes that have already killed over 5000 people.

Senegalese civil society group files complaint after billions lost to misuse of Covid funds

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The move by « Sunu’y milliards du ress », « our billions will not disappear » collective follows the publication of a report by the Senegalese Court of Auditors on late December which pinned the management of the Covid response funds in 2020-2021.

Ghana to conclude IMF deal in March - Akufo-Addo hopes

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“We are now looking towards going the full hog and concluding the agreement. We're hoping that will be done by the middle of March,”

Secrets of 2,300-year-old golden boy mummy revealed by CT scans

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Using 21st-century computed tomography (CT) scans, researchers at Cairo University avoid damaging the well-preserved remains of a 14-year-old boy.

Melilla drama: increased sentences on appeal for migrants

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Moroccan justice has increased on appeal the prison sentences of eight migrants who took part in a murderous attempt to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla at the end of June, we learned from their lawyer on Tuesday.

UN revises toll from DR Congo's Kishishe massacre to 171

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A massacre committed at the end of November in two localities in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) left 171 civilians dead, the UN Human Rights Office in the country said on Tuesday, revising to up a previous toll.

EOS Data Analytics Partners With Agrvision To Assist It In The Agricultural Transformation Of Eastern Africa

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EOS Data Analytics (EOSDA), a global provider of AI-powered satellite imagery analytics, has partnered with Agrvision

Zimbabwe: Top UN Environment Official Visiting Zimbabwe

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[New Zimbabwe] The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) acting deputy executive director Sonja Leighton-Kone is visiting Zimbabwe this week, the world body has revealed.

Zimbabwe: Environment Agency Targets Smoking Bangers in Carbon Emissions Crackdown

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[New Zimbabwe] The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has embarked on a massive clampdown on owners of vehicles producing hazardous exhaust emissions above regulated levels.

UN calls for investigation into deadly clashes in Somaliland

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The UN on Tuesday called for an independent and impartial investigation into clashes in the separatist Somali region of Somaliland, which it said left "at least 20 dead and 119 injured".

Antetokounmpo shines again as Bucks stretch winning streak to eight games

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Antetokounmpo started despite right knee soreness. The two-time league MVP had a triple-double with 35 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists on Saturday to lead the Bucks to a 123-115 victory over Miami.

Mozambique: Renamo Accuses Police 'Death Squad' of Murder

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[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, has accused agents of the Rapid Intervention Unit (UIR - the Mozambican equivalent of the riot police) of murdering a prominent Renamo member in the western province of Tete.

Ridge City: Everton sign first deal with an overseas women's club in Ghana

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Accra-based Ridge City become the first women's club to join Everton FC's group of affiliate teams.

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