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Central African News Headlines aggregated from diverse sources, including Congolese, Rwandan, Burundi, Angolan, Namibian, Cameroonian, Chadian, Central African and Gabonese newspapers.

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[Nation] As Rwanda prepares for general elections on August 4, President Paul Kagame who has been in power since 2000, is almost assured of victory. [...]
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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[Unicef] Dakar/ Geneva/Abuja -More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrheal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, UNICEF warned today. The threat of disease outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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[Iwacu] Pupils of grade nine have done the national test from 20 to 22nd June 2017. Though self-directed learners were allowed to sit again for the national test, some of them have not got that chance. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Iwacu] From 22 to 23 June 2017, Burundi has hosted the fifth annual forum of the Secretary General of the East African Community comprising the private sector, civil society and other interest groups both from the national and regional levels under the central theme "15 years of the EAC :Towards [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister and chief of President Civil House Manuel da Cruz Neto, said Thursday that the country's reconstruction and economic development could not be possible with millions of landmines implanted during the Civil war ended in 2002. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] Members of Parliament on Friday passed the budget law for the fiscal year 2017-18, essentially giving the final approval to the country's next budget whose execution starts on July 1. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] The Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi on Thursday presided over the swearing in of Lt. Col Deo Rusizana and Capt. Gerald Ntaganira, respectively as vice president and judge at the military tribunal. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced Winifrida Niyitegeka to replace late MP Francoise Mukayisenga who passed away on June 11. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Cameroon Tribune] Information indicates that application files shall be submitted on or before September 17, 2017 [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Focac] On June 16, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming met with the outgoing Burundian Ambassador to China Pascal Gasunzu. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[HRW] Geneva -The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution on June 23, 2017 directing the UN high commissioner for human rights to send a team of international experts to investigate alleged human rights violations and abuses in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] This year's National Agriculture Show is focusing on various technologies as part of efforts to popularize mechanisms to fight effects of climate change among farmers, the Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr. Gerardine Mukeshimana has said. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Iwacu] After the meeting chaired by President Pierre Nkurunziza, the National Security Council [CNS] has released a statement in which it calls on the facilitation team in Burundi peace talks to bring back the dialog and respect the deadline set in June. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Iwacu] The Members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) met on 20 June to discuss Burundi situation. They recommended the regional effort to help Burundi to find political solution and reiterated the support of the facilitation in the inter-Burundian dialogue. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[Iwacu] On the 11th month of the disappearance of former Iwacu journalist Jean Bigirimana, his employer calls on the government to protect the journalist's threatened family. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) has been invited to participate in the inaugural Colorado Classic bicycle race in the USA. It will be the first appearance for Rwandan riders to participate in a category 2.HC International Cycling Union (UCI) race. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] Amagaju FC surprised former Peace Cup winners AS Kigali to book a place in the semi-finals of the Peace Cup after both sides settled for a 2-2 draw in the second leg of the quarter-finals played at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo on Thursday. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] Rayon Sports head coach Djuma Masudi has praised his team's performance after eliminating rivals Police FC from the Peace Cup at the quarter-final stage on a 6-1 goal aggregate. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] As public servants and other citizens across the continent celebrate the Africa Public Service Day, today, delegates gathered in Kigali as part of events to mark the day have urged governments to leverage recent advancements in ICTs to improve service delivery. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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[New Times] Legislators have called on Government to devise measures in monitoring implementation and direct contribution for different services offered to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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