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Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:54:04 GMT
Libya: As War Drags On, Troubles Mount for Coast Guard and Migrant Detention Centres
[The New Humanitarian] Rome -'Everyone is facing danger. Refugees and Libyans.'

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:52:25 GMT
Burundi: Killings, Arrests As Elections Draw Near
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -'Serious human rights violations continued in 2019, but were often hidden and quickly covered up.'

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:47:24 GMT
Mauritania: Activists Warn About Slavery As Country Joins UN Human Rights Council
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Slavery is a historical practice in the Saharan country, which only abolished it in 1981

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:31:08 GMT
West Africa: Sahel Militaries Need Better Governance to Face the Terror Threat
[ISS] Terror attacks on soldiers in Sahel states are raising questions about these armies' ability to withstand extremist threats and protect their populations. A total of 271 soldiers have died in recent attacks on military camps in Chinagodar and I...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:27:43 GMT
Kenya: Uproar as Chinese Plane Lands in Nairobi
[Nation] Twitter was ablaze Wednesday evening after the government announced that 239 passengers, who arrived in Nairobi aboard a China Southern flight, were cleared of coronavirus and advised to self-quarantine.

Africa News

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:23:10 GMT
If You Pass This Test You Must Have Gone To Culinary School
Don't end up with egg on your face!

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:19:13 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level From The U.S. States You Know?
Do you know ALL the states?

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:51:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Identify These Famous Historical Figures?
How Many Of These Can You Identify?

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:05:54 GMT
Quiz: Can You Pass 9th Grade History?
Ah, 9th grade history. Miss it?

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:35:40 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Identify These Famous American Historical Figures?
How many can YOU identify?

Africa News24

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:55:33 +0200
News24.com | Nigeria confirms coronavirus case, first in sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria on Friday announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:08 +0200
News24.com | US warns of attack threat against major hotel in Nairobi
The United States has warned that extremists may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi, urging its citizens to be cautious.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:08 +0200
News24.com | Guinea Bissau candidate swears himself in as president despite vote row
Umaro Sissoco Embalo swore himself in as the new president of Guinea-Bissau on Thursday, defying a bitter ongoing row about the outcome of the December 29 elections.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:53:29 +0200
News24.com | African Union preparing 3 000-troop deployment to Sahel
The African Union says that it expects to send a temporary deployment of 3 000 troops to West Africa's Sahel region, where regional forces are struggling to respond to a nearly eight-year-old insurgency by armed Islamists.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:53:29 +0200
News24.com | New Tunisia govt sworn in after winning confidence vote
Tunisia's new government has been sworn in after winning a parliamentary confidence vote that broke four months of post-election deadlock.

Central Africa

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:52:25 GMT
Burundi: Killings, Arrests As Elections Draw Near
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -'Serious human rights violations continued in 2019, but were often hidden and quickly covered up.'

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:17:36 GMT
Rwanda: Kagame Reshuffles Cabinet, Overhauls Health, Education Ministries
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday evening reshuffled the cabinet making major changes to key ministries notably Health and Education.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:23:05 GMT
Cameroon: Court Orders Partial Election Rerun in Troubled English-Speaking Regions
[VOA] Cameroon's constitutional council has ordered a rerun of the February 9 national assembly election in a majority of the crisis prone English-speaking regions due to allegations of widespread irregularities and fraud by President Paul Biya's rul...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:22:04 GMT
Rwanda: Relief as Rwanda Eases Registration of Births
[New Times] Antoinette Nyiraneza had her fourth child, a girl, on Monday night at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK).

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:37:10 GMT
Rwanda: Nearly 30 African Refugees Relocated From Rwanda to Sweden
[New Times] Twenty-eight asylum-seekers from Libya who were hosted in Rwanda's emergency transit mechanism in Bugesera District, Gashora Transit Centre, were on Monday night resettled to Sweden, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHC...

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