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Kenya: Floods Cause Havoc Across the Country

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[Nation] Learning in the Nyanza region has been disrupted and transport paralysed in some areas as heavy rains left schools flooded and some roads cut off after bridges collapsed.

South Africa: Call for Israeli embassy in Pretoria to be closed

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Large Palestinian solidarity march held in Cape Town.

Nigeria: Why Ndume Was Jailed for Being Maina's Surety but Abaribe Wasn't As Nnamdi Kanu's Surety

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[Premium Times] A review of the facts of how the cases played out in court reveals why the two senators' similar journeys as sureties for high-profile defendants took them to different destinations.

African Women in Tech: Evelyn Namara

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Evelyn is the Founder and CEO of Vouch Digital Limited, a technology startup that is championing the development of digital solutions in the distribution sector. Their award-winning flagship product, M-Voucher, has been used by different development agencies to distribute seed crops, post-harvest and farming equipment.

Algeria: Freedom of Speech, Assembly Under Attack, UN Warns

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[VOA] Geneva -- U.N. human rights officials are expressing concern about increasingly repressive actions by the Algerian government, which they say are stifling peoples' rights to freedom of opinion and assembly.

Sudan: Protesters Demand Justice After Being Fired On By Security Forces

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[VOA] Khartoum -- Sudan's transitional government is under fire after security forces used live ammunition Tuesday to disperse people marking the two-year anniversary of a pro-democracy protest, leaving two people dead.

Sudan: Families Seek Justice for Victims of June 2019 Crackdown in Khartoum

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[VOA] Khartoum -- Sudanese investigators recently questioned top military chiefs on the ruling Sovereign Council about a deadly June 2019 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. But right defenders and relatives of victims doubt the generals will ever face justice.

Kenya: No More Lockdowns Please, Governors Tell Kenyatta

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Council of Governors (CoG) says it will push for the continuous lifting of the lockdown measures imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 so as to spur economic growth.

Zimbabwe: Scientists Use Facial Recognition Technology to ID Giraffes

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[RFI] A team of French scientists in Zimbabwe's Hwange National park has developed a deep learning computer system to distinguish between individual giraffes, a tool that could help to conserve this iconic African species from extinction.

Nigeria: Buhari Back At Secession Advocates, Says They're Desperate for Power

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[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday fired back at advocates of secession, saying they are desperate in their quest for political power and are seeking to achieve it through blackmail.

Egypt: Frustration As Cairo Hotel Gang Rape Case Is Shelved

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -- Public prosecutors freed four suspects in a case involving a woman who said she was drugged and raped in 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel in the capital, Cairo.

Africa: Cotonou 2.0 - A Bad Trade Deal for the Continent?

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[DW] The new EU-OACPS Partnership Agreement is only a few weeks old, but already many in Africa are calling for an update. What are the reasons for the dissatisfaction?

Framing the #EndSars Movement in the Context of Fela Kuti’s Legacy

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Nollywood actress and filmmaker Genevieve Nnaji is among the cast of an audio adaptation of...

Food Truck Changes Joburgers Shopping Experience

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Inner city residents of Johannesburg in South Africa have been given access to a new...

How Africans Can Monetize their Content Away from Traditional Channels

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Ugandan startup eebo has developed a video platform to help creators of movies, music or...

The Neo-colonial and Imperial Roots of Ghana’s Road Transport Misery

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Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana’s roads. Road injury...

How The Biggest North African Firms are Faring

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The biggest listed North African companies enjoyed strong gains compared to 2020. The top three...

Congolese Gold-mining Town of Kamituga Holds Vast Wealth and Crippling Deprivation

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Efforts to introduce greater transparency into DRC’s mining sector have seen minimal progress in a...

Nigeria’s High Prices for Cement are Part of a Continent-wide Trend

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Nigerian property developer Olawale Ayilara is building housing estates in the affluent Lekki district of...

Email Threads Suggest WHO Knew about Sexual Abuse Claims in the DRC

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When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she...

A Platform to Uplift and Empower Nurses in Africa

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Afrinurse is a digital platform that provides nurses in Africa with access to mental health...

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