Africa Headlines Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:06:44 GMTSouth Africa: Animation Studio Scores International Emmy Nomination for Short Film
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Cape Town animation studio Triggerfish has added another feather to its cap in the form of an International Emmy Kids Awards nomination for "Zog", an animated short film for the UK's Magic Light Pictures.Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:15:07 GMTMozambique: Vote Counting Marred by Allegations of Rigging by Renamo Leader
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Mozambicans voted on October 15 in an election which the incumbent President Filipe Nyusi said should help anchor peace, but his main rival, Renamo leader Ossufo Momade has already made allegations of vote rigging, Verdade repo...Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:27:30 GMTSouth Africa: Net Closes on Zuma and His Allies
[Legalbrief] Two extraordinary, intertwined developments over the past week have sent ripples through South Africa's judiciary and around the world.Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:13:15 GMTSudan: Keeping Sudan's Transition On Track
[ICG] Following the ouster of Sudan's strongman Omar al-Bashir, sustained pressure yielded a power-sharing agreement between the military and opposition alliance. But the settlement is fragile and the economy is in deep distress. In this excerpt from...Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:39:30 GMTSouth Africa: Convicted Rapist Nicholas Ninow Blames Drugs for Rape of Child
[News24Wire] Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow, while testifying in mitigation of his sentence, shirked responsibility for his actions, arguing that if he had been sober he would have never have raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros res...
Africa News24 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:58:15 +0200News24.com | Diamond-rich Botswana facing problems ahead of general elections
Diamond-rich Botswana is hailed for its stability, but the southern African nation struggles with income inequality, unemployment and a high rate of HIV.Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:22:53 +0200News24.com | Twenty dead in DR Congo bus accident
Twenty people were killed early Sunday when a packed bus came off the road on a highway west of the DR Congo capital Kinshasa and burst into flames, a local official said.Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:20:18 +0200News24.com | Mozambique opposition rejects election results
Renamo calls for re-run of Tuesday's vote accusing government of using violence and intimidation on election day.Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:07:47 +0200News24.com | Partial Mozambique election results show big win for ruling party
Partial results for Mozambique's high-stakes general election have been released, showing President Filipe Nyusi and his ruling Frelimo party headed for a dominant victory.Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:47:24 +0200News24.com | Rise in trafficking of Ivorian women, girls to Europe
An increasing number of women and girls from Ivory Coast are being trafficked to Northern Africa and Europe, the International Organization for Migration warns.
Central Africa Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:46:47 GMTRwanda: Govt, Central Africa Republic Sign Bilateral Pacts
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of Central Africa Republic (CAR) yesterday witnessed the signing of four pacts in Bangui.Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:33:03 GMTEast Africa: Pressure Builds On Burundian Refugees in Tanzania Amid Threat of Forced Return
[The New Humanitarian] A plan to repatriate some 200,000 Burundian refugees living in Tanzanian camps has raised concerns that many who fled the country to escape violence may be forced back home, just as Burundi's 2020 elections increase the prospec...Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:31:44 GMTAfrica: Central African Republic Tops World Hunger Index
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world.Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:12:21 GMTRwanda: Has Paul Kagame Flown Too High?
[ISS] Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has been flying high for a while. His reputation - mainly international though he wields some continental clout - has been growing. Through skilful diplomacy, he has established himself in the eyes of the wider wo...Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:10:58 GMTCongo-Kinshasa: Malawi in UN Permanent Combat Deployment in DR Congo
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers now have a permanent combat deployment (SCD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo where they are on UN sponsored peace keeping mission.