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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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  • Cameroon: 2019 Hosting - Government Is Confident
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:35

    [Cameroon Tribune] A joint press briefing with the Minister of Sports and Physical Education and the Minister of Communication took place in Yaounde on November 9, 2018. […]

  • Congo-Kinshasa: DRC - Ebola Epidemic On the Rise
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:35

    [Cameroon Tribune] The outbreak has claimed more than 200 lives since it started last August. […]

  • Cameroon: 2017 Financial Year - Settlement Bill Deposited
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:35

    [Cameroon Tribune] Prepared in pursuant to Sections 20, 21 and 22 of Law No. 2018/12 of 11 July 2018, it seeks to establish the final amount of the revenue and expenditure executed under the State budget […]

  • Cameroon: Dans Les Bacs - Life As a Multiple-SIM Card
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:35

    [Cameroon Tribune] Estino's "Mon Telephone" music album warns against marking time in life. […]

  • Cameroon: Cameroon Women Football Cup - Louves Minproff Winner
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:34

    [Cameroon Tribune] They beat Éclair ladies of Sa'a 5-0 in the final on Friday November 9, 2018 at the Yaounde Military Stadium. […]

  • Angola: Vocational Centres Train 45,000 People in Applied Technologies
    on 13/11/2018 at 12:22

    [ANGOP] Luanda -At least 45,000 citizens, most of whom young people, will finish in the present month courses in the area of applied technologies, being provided in public and private technological training centres throughout the country, which will enable the successful students to join the labour market straightaway. […]

  • Cameroon: CPJ calls on Govt to Release and Drop Charges Against Mimi Mefo
    on 13/11/2018 at 11:30

    [CPJ] Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release and drop all charges against Mimi Mefo, the head of English news and a presenter for the privately owned Equinoxe television and radio station, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mefo, who also runs Mimi Mefo Info, her own news website, was arrested and taken to the central New Bell prison in Douala yesterday, where she remains after having been summoned to appear before the national gendarmerie, Mefo's lawyer Tamfu Richard told CPJ. […]

  • Cameroon: Journalist Mimi Mefo's Release - Pressure or President's Magnanimity?
    on 13/11/2018 at 11:23

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -Equinoxe Radio-Television English news presenter Mimi Mefo Takembou has been released from the Douala New Bell prison after a 72 hours. Takembou was charged with the propagation of false information and fake news to tarnish state authorities or the unity of the state, punishable by article 113 of the penal code, and the incitement to revolt, punishable by art 154 of the said code. […]

  • Kenya: Burundi, Kenya Fight Over Aircraft Deployment
    on 13/11/2018 at 09:48

    [Nation] A diplomatic row has erupted between Burundi and Kenya after Bujumbura demanded that Kenya Airways' low-cost partner, Jambojet, deploy a bigger aircraft with business class seats for flights to the central African nation. […]

  • Gabon: Presidency Denies Ali Bongo is Dead
    on 13/11/2018 at 09:00

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -Gabonese presidential spokesperson has finally revealed how President Ali Bongo is faring. The president was admitted to hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on October 24. […]

  • Africa: Lessons From Rwanda On How to Fix Public Transport
    on 13/11/2018 at 08:26

    [Nation] Rwanda's efforts to fix public transport has seen the regulator compel operators to deploy high-capacity fleets on busy city and national routes. […]

  • Rwanda: REG Coach Salutes His Players After UTB Win
    on 13/11/2018 at 08:10

    [New Times] Rwanda Energy Group Volleyball Club head coach Benon Bavuga Mugisha has hailed his players after beating rivals University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) 3-1 Saturday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium […]

  • Rwanda: Policymakers, Experts Root for Greater Access to Contraceptives
    on 13/11/2018 at 08:08

    [New Times] leaders gathered at the on-going fifth edition of the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) have called on governments and other partners around the world to improve access to quality family planning services. […]

  • Angola: Head of State Visits Cazenga Training Center
    on 13/11/2018 at 08:03

    [ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, learned Monday about the functioning of Cazenga Vocational Training Center in Luanda, with the capacity to train 1,000 technicians annually in 18 specialties. […]

  • Angola: Total Announces New Investments to Increase Production
    on 13/11/2018 at 07:57

    [ANGOP] Luanda -French oil firm Total and its affiliates said they made two investment decisions in Block 17 in order to develop the satellite fields that will be added to the existing infrastructure to accelerate oil production. […]

  • Angola: Tribute to Victim's of Road Accident
    on 13/11/2018 at 07:36

    [ANGOP] Luanda -The National Road and Traffic Administration (DNVT) launched this Monday a nationwide road safety campaign in honor of World Road Day to be celebrated annually on the third Sunday of November. […]

  • Rwanda: Rugby Clinic Underway
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:52

    [New Times] Experts from the UK-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club over the weekend started a four-day Level 2 rugby clinic for referees and coaches as well as the men's national rugby team, the Silverbacks. […]

  • Rwanda: Optimism as Pupils Begin Primary Leaving Examinations
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:51

    [New Times] Esther Ishimwe is doing last minute revision at lunchtime on Monday before she sits for Social Studies, the second exam for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLEs) which started Monday morning. […]

  • Rwanda: Rwanda to Host Inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:49

    [New Times] Rwanda will later this month host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum bringing together over 1,000 delegates from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. […]

  • Rwanda: Pros Jet in Ahead of CAR Tie
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:48

    [New Times] Amavubi Head Coach Vincent Mashami has received a boost from five professional players ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic slated for November 18 at Huye Stadium. […]

  • Rwanda: First Lady - Mindset Shift Key to Higher Uptake of Family Planning
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:46

    [New Times] The quest for higher global uptake of family planning will get a major boost if there is a mindset change, mainly by discarding some misguided beliefs that hinder family planning. […]

  • Rwanda: Former Bugesera Islanders Revel in New Homes
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:46

    [New Times] In 2014 when The New Times' photographer visited Sharita Island, Antoine Mukeshimana was still recovering from an amputated leg from a nasty encounter with a hippo that attacked him together and his neighbour in a papyrus marshland. […]

  • Rwanda: TMEA Trade Deal to Boost Exports
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:43

    [New Times] TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) announced last week that it will be investing $2.4 million in Rwanda (Rwf2.1 billion) to facilitate local business to raise the capacity to access the complex international markets. […]

  • Kenya/Rwanda: Kayumba Joins Kenya's Sofapaka
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:43

    [New Times] Amavubi and AS Kigali centre back Soter Kayumba has completed his move to Kenyan side Sofapaka. […]

  • Rwanda: President Kagame in Paris for Peace Forum
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:41

    [New Times] The Paris Peace Forum brings together leaders from across the world, international organisations, local governments, NGOs and foundations, companies, experts, journalists, trade unions, religious groups and citizens. […]

  • Rwanda: Africa50 to Spend U.S.$400m on Kigali Innovation City
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:38

    [New Times] The Kigali Innovation City is one of the major projects that Rwanda initiated to drive its ambitions of becoming a knowledge-based economy. […]

  • Rwanda: Govt, Churches Join Hands to Scale Up Pre-Primary Education
    on 13/11/2018 at 06:36

    [New Times] Using church buildings and constructing new classrooms are among strategies that the Government and religious organisations will use to raise pre-primary education from about 20 per cent currently to 45 percent by 2024. […]

  • Africa: World Set to Miss Contraception Goal, Leaving Millions of Women Behind
    on 13/11/2018 at 05:03

    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kigali -An ambitious goal to boost the number of women using modern contraception by tens of millions by 2020 is falling far behind, said experts on Monday who say family planning helps prevent unsafe abortions and maternal deaths. […]

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Opposition's Presidential Candidate Rejected A Day After He Was Selected
    on 13/11/2018 at 04:26

    [Deutsche Welle] Congolese opposition party UDPS has rejected Martin Fayulu as the main opposition candidate a day after he was picked. Now there are doubts whether the alliance will stand the test of time until the December 23 election. […]

  • Africa: Rwanda and South Africa's Rocky Road to Reconciliation
    on 12/11/2018 at 09:17

    [ISS] After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's former spymaster Colonel Patrick Karegeya. Once very close to Kagame, he fell out with the president in 2007 and fled to South Africa. He was found dead, apparently strangled with a curtain cord, in a plush hotel in Johannesburg's upmarket Sandton suburb on New Year's Day 2014. […]


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