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Thu, 22 Apr 2021 08:50:07 GMT
Africa: Over 4 Million Covid-19 Recoveries Across Continent
[allAfrica] As of April 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,461,834 while over 10,466,215 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:19:09 GMT
Chad: Interim President Faces Power Struggle in the Military
[VOA] N'djamena, Chad -- In Chad, factionalism is creating uncertainty over the central African nation's leadership following this week's sudden death of longtime President Idriss Deby Itno.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 08:36:19 GMT
Uganda: Uganda Ranked Worst in Rule of Law, Justice in East Africa
[Monitor] Uganda is the worst country in the East African region in terms of not adhering to justice and rule of law, a new report indicates.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:15:23 GMT
West Africa: Chad Leader's Death Means Uncertainty for French Operations in Sahel
[VOA] Paris -- Few countries are feeling the loss of Chad's President Idriss Deby more keenly than former colonial power France. Paris has long seen Deby as a key ally in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel. Now some observers say his death brin...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 06:31:31 GMT
Mali: Climate Change Hinders Peacebuilding - Research Institute
[DW] Research group SIPRI has identified a link between climate change and extremism in the West African country. As the region reels from the sudden death of Western-backed strongman Idriss Deby, instability is rife.

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Wed, 21 Apr 2021 20:41:26 +0000
News24.com | Ambush in Burkina Faso kills 4 soldiers: security sources
At least four soldiers died in an ambush in the north of Burkina Faso, according to security sources in the West African country, which has been battling Islamist insurgents.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 19:40:00 +0000
News24.com | Chad slain leader's son takes power as rivals slam 'coup'
The son of Chad's slain leader Idriss Deby took over as president and armed forces commander as rebel forces threatened to march on the capital.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:29:36 +0000
News24.com | DRC ex-minister held in Brazzaville over embezzlement case
A former DR Congo minister has been arrested in neighbouring Republic of Congo at the request of authorities in Kinshasa who have accused him of embezzlement.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:07:22 +0000
News24.com | Lesotho PM faces ouster after ruling party break-up
After barely a year in office, the Lesotho prime minister's future hung in the balance on Wednesday after an overnight split of his ruling party risked upsetting the parliamentary majority he needs to stay in power.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:41:44 +0000
News24.com | Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president's battlefield death
Rebel forces set their sights on Chad's capital N'Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby.

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Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:19:09 GMT
Chad: Interim President Faces Power Struggle in the Military
[VOA] N'djamena, Chad -- In Chad, factionalism is creating uncertainty over the central African nation's leadership following this week's sudden death of longtime President Idriss Deby Itno.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:15:23 GMT
West Africa: Chad Leader's Death Means Uncertainty for French Operations in Sahel
[VOA] Paris -- Few countries are feeling the loss of Chad's President Idriss Deby more keenly than former colonial power France. Paris has long seen Deby as a key ally in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel. Now some observers say his death brin...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 05:38:43 GMT
Chad: Junta Allows Slain Leader's Cabinet to Continue Working
[Nation] Chad's Transitional Military Council is backing down and is reviewing the measures it took just a day ago by allowing ministers in the government of slain leader Idriss Deby to continue working.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 05:14:19 GMT
Chad: Anger, Uncertainty As Slain President's Son Named Interim Leader
[DW] In the wake of Idriss Deby's death on the battlefield Monday, the military has consolidated behind the longtime leader's son. He will assume broad powers but not everyone thinks that's a good thing.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:36:12 GMT
Chad: Idriss Déby's Death and Son's Leadership - the Making of a New African Dynasty
[Vanguard] Tuesday's death announcement of Idriss Déby, the president of Chad just after news came that he had won a sixth term, by 79.3%, in the latest provisional results on Monday sent shock waves around the world.

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