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[ISS] Africa Day is celebrated across the continent with cultural festivals, conferences and actions to combat xenophobia. The day commemorates the founding, on 25 May 1963, of the Organisation of African Unity, the forerunner of the African Union (AU). [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[AIM] Maputo -Siluvo (Mozambique), 25 May (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday appealed for calm in the current phase of the government's dialogue with the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, in order to secure a definitive peace. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[UN News] Inclusive talks remain the only way to find a lasting solution to the political, socio-economic and humanitarian crisis that has engulfed Burundi since 2015, the United Nations envoy for the African Great Lakes country said on Thursday. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[IDS] Menstrual Hygiene day on May 28th aims to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential. It supports and promotes the integration of MHM into global, national and local [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Liverpool forward Sadio Mané has donated 300 club jerseys to his home village of Bambali in preparation for the approaching Champions League final against Real Madrid, Reuters reports. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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[Nation] Preliminary autopsy reveals that Mr Augustine Salaton, the son of former Internal Security minister Julius Sunkuli, was tortured and hit with a blunt object at the back of his head before he was run over by a vehicle. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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[Foroyaa] A French-German human rights lawyer says they have strong evidence of the killings of 44 Ghanaians in The Gambia in 2005 which included the involvement of a most senior security personnel. She made this while narrating the case of the victims and advocating for prosecution. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[SAPS] Pretoria -A Hawks investigation has been launched into an alleged investment fraud involving Bitcaw Trading Company, commonly known as BTC Global, after more than 28 000 investors are believed to suffered losses exceeding R1 billion and still counting. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[Thomson Reuters] Johannesburg -Africa has a higher percentage of companies affected by fraud, theft, money laundering or other financial crimes than the global average, according to one of the most comprehensive surveys of international business to date. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[allAfrica] The Burkina Faso government has announced it is cutting ties with Taiwan. Since 1994, the administration has been [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[Nation] Social media users in Kenya have expressed concern over "normalisation of corruption" and have called on Kenyans to hold demos on the eve of Madaraka Day and boycott the celebrations the following day. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[VOA] French President Emmanuel Macron says his country will invest $76 million in African startups, saying innovation on the continent is key to meeting challenges ranging from climate change to terrorism. He spoke Thursday at a technology fair in Paris showcasing African talent this year. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[VOA] Heavy rains have left hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands more displaced across various parts of East Africa. Kenya, Somalia and Rwanda are the worst hit. The flooding comes as the region tries to recover from a severe drought in 2017 that threatened millions of people. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[VOA] Kampala -The Uganda Police Force is facing stiff resistance over a proposal that would allow officers to hold suspects beyond the maximum of two days before they are granted bail or appear in court. While police say the change will only affect terrorism suspects, opponents say those accused of [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[News24Wire] The MeerLICHT instrument in Sutherland will be specifically linked to the MeerKAT radio telescope array near Carnarvon in the Northern Cape. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[Monitor] Kampala -The judiciary has, in a fairly large shake up, reshuffled at least 22 judicial officers at the lower Bench in a bid to improve service delivery throughout the country. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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[News24Wire] Parents only have until Monday to apply online for Grade 1 and Grade 8 placements, the Gauteng Education Department has said. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[Monitor] Kampala -This season's Azam Uganda Premier League has had many associated with the domestic game scratching their heads about the last time the winner and relegated teams were all decided on the final day of the season. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa is worried about deteriorating race relations in the country but believes this is a "great opportunity" for the ANC to regain its non-racial character. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[Premium Times] Women who live in refugee camps after surviving Boko Haram attacks have narrated how Nigerian and Cameroonian security officials maltreated them. [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
Source: Latest Africa Headlines

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