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Mozambique insurgency: Why 24 countries have sent troops

BBC News Africa  

Mozambique is at the heart of a global battle for influence, even though its conflict has local roots.

Nigeria: Nigerian Court Sentences Danish Murderer to Death By Hanging

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[VOA] Abuja -- A Nigerian high court has sentenced a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging. Nielsen was convicted and sentenced Friday for the murder of his Nigerian wife and their young daughter in 2018. Rights activists, who have protested the murder, praised the court's ruling.

South Africa: Report Takes Aim At Loopholes in 'Useless' Protected Disclosures Act

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[Daily Maverick] 'The Protected Disclosures Act is not worth the paper it's written on,' says Just Share director Tracey Davies. 'It is due to the bravery of whistle-blowers that the Zuma regime came to an end, yet they are not highly regarded and continue to suffer terribly -- their jobs go first, then their pensions, their houses, their mental health. In addition they are subjected to harassment, bullying, intimidation. And now murder.'

Nigeria: Hausa Community in Lagos Orders Members to Comply With Okada Ban

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[Vanguard] Hausa Community, under the auspices of Lagos State Arewa Community, LASACOMM, has directed its members to comply with the provisions of the laws of Lagos State, particularly the recent ban on activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly called "Okada" riders

South Africa: Eastern Cape Municipalities Pump Raw Sewage Into Waterways

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[Daily Maverick] Municipalities are behind the contamination of freshwater sources, admits the provincial Cogta, with the DA accusing the provincial government of failure to hold local entities to account.

South Sudan: Khartoum and Juba Hold Talks On Cooperation in Petroleum Field

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[SNA] Khartoum -- Joint talks between Khartoum and Juba began today in Khartoum to develop joint cooperation in the field of petroleum, discuss technical and financial arrangements, increase oil production and the challenges that faced implementation of previous agreements between the two countries in this regard.

Africa: Monkeypox - UNAIDS 'Concerned' About Stigmatizing Language Against LGBTI People

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[UN News] As a significant portion of the recently reported Monkeypox cases has been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) expressed concern on Sunday about some public media reporting and commentary reinforcing homophobic and racist stereotypes.

Bangladesh floods recede but millions still marooned

Africanews  

North-east Bangladesh's worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding on Sunday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed around 60 people.

Africa: WHO Director-General's opening address at the World Health Assembly

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[WHO] Geneva -- The pandemic is most certainly not over. This virus has surprised us at every turn -- a storm that has torn through communities again and again, and we still can't predict its path, or its intensity. We lower our guard at our peril. Almost one billion people in lower-income countries remain unvaccinated.  Only 57 countries have vaccinated 70% of their population -- almost all of them high income. We must continue to support all countries to reach 70% vaccination coverage as soon as po

Kenya president addresses World Health Assembly in Geneva

Africanews  

Kenyatta told the assembly no country was "immune" to the impact of covid-19, and no nation "however well resourced, can do this alone."

Qatar hosts security conference ahead of World Cup

Africanews  

Qatar launched Sunday a two-day security conference ahead of the World Cup. The "Last Mile" conference welcomes security representatives of each qualified nation and other relevant stakeholders like Interpol, the United Nations or the FIFA’s safety & Security Operations Committee.

Youth Survivors, Activists Will Hold Governments Accountable To Call To Action On Ending Child Labour

AfricaDotcom  

Governments of the world must focus on providing quality free education and prosecuting corrupt officials and people who siphon state and donor funds as crucial steps towards taking decisive action to fight child labour across the globe.

Eye on the prize

Design Indaba  

Mariam Issoufou Kamara, founder of the award-winning Atelier Masōmī, will lead the design of a new museum and cultural centre – Bët-bi – in southwestern Senegal

Stylin’

Design Indaba  

Design Indaba drives a better world through creativity with its online design publication, annual festival and other "design activism" projects.

Catalyst 2030 Announces The Catalyst 2030 Awards 2022 Finalists

AfricaDotcom  

Finalists include corporates, funders, governments and bilateral and multilateral organisations which embrace collaboration and co-creation as they shift power dynamics to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Celebrates Collaboration With Renowned Visual Artist Masonwabe Ntloko

AfricaDotcom  

Warner Music South Africa announced their evolution to Warner Music Africa, the news was broken at an exclusive launch held on 11th May 2022 at their offices in Hyde Park. 

Warner Music SA Ushers In A New Era: Transitions To Warner Music Africa

AfricaDotcom  

Warner Music South Africa announced their evolution to Warner Music Africa, the news was broken at an exclusive launch held on 11th May 2022 at their offices in Hyde Park. 

Turtles freed in Tunisia with tracking monitor

Africanews  

Three rescued loggerhead turtles are released into the Mediterranean off the Tunisian coastal city of Sfax, one, named Marwa, with a tracking beacon glued to its shell to help researchers better protect the threatened species.

Oracle Opens New Research And Development Lab In Morocco

AfricaDotcom  

New facility in Casablanca taps into African talent to create cloud solutions for Oracle customers worldwide

Nigeria: 2 Policemen Die, 5 Injured in Terrorist Ambush

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[Leadership] No fewer than two police personnel were on Sunday killed, while five others sustained various degrees of injuries after suspected Boko Haram/Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists ambushed their patrol vehicle along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway.

New Lagos building collapse kills at least 4

Africanews  

On Sunday, at least four people were confirmed dead in the latest building collapse that occurred in the Lagos Island area. Five people have been rescued and emergency workers continue to search for survivors.

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