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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:48:02 GMT
Nigeria:Buhari Signs 2018 Budget
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 appropriation bill containing the year's federal spending details as approved by the National Assembly.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:38:39 GMT
Kenya:Outrage at Amina Mohamed's Ban on School Visiting Days
[AAF] Johannesburg -Kenyan exams have in the past been marred with rampant cheating. Teachers, learners and security guards have ended in court for their participation in these notorious acts.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:53:56 GMT
Africa:How Tech Can Help Win Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases
[African Arguments] NTDs affect about 1.5 billion people. Digital technology could turbo-boost progress in combating them.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:30:47 GMT
Nigeria:Army Returns Boko Haram Victims to Own Communities
[This Day] Maiduguri -Over 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Guzamala Local Government Area, who fled at the peak of Boko Haram insurgency to Maiduguri, Borno State, were escorted back home yesterday by the Nigerian military.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:57:13 GMT
Egypt:Final Nail in the Sarcophagus for Egyptian Pharaohs
[allAfrica] Cape Town -I bet half the continent was feeling hopeful that Senegal's dramatic win over Poland would bode well for the North African royals and with their gamechanger Mo Salah back in the starting line-up after recovering from his should...

Africa News24

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:18:49 +0200
News24.com | Ramaphosa welcomes South Sudan peace talks
President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the participation of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar in the peace talks facilitated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:18:49 +0200
News24.com | At least 10 killed in Zambia mine dump collapse: police
At least 10 subsistence miners were killed when a mine dump collapsed in Zambia's second-largest city and copperbelt mining hub Kitwe, police say.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:10 +0200
News24.com | WATCH: 'Only an earth quake would stop the polls,' says Zim election boss as fears mount over credibility
Fears that the Zimbabwe Election Commission would not be able to hold a credible, free, and fair election next month are reportedly mounting in the southern African country.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:10 +0200
News24.com | Eritrea sends delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks
Eritrean diplomats say the reclusive nation's president is sending a rare delegation to neighbouring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia's new prime minister took a major step toward calming deadly tensions with its decades-long rival.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:10 +0200
News24.com | WATCH: UN refugee chief urges 'co-operation' on migrant crisis
The UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi has said during a visit to Libya the key to resolving Europe's migration crisis is "co-operation" rather than disjointed efforts by individual states.

Agence de Presse Africaine (fr)

Central Africa

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:42:06 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa:As DR Congo Grapples with Ebola, Guinea Keeps Up Its Guard
[VOA] Just after a morning rain, Gourma Mamadou was shopping in this capital city's crowded, open-air Kaloum market. The young man said he was well aware of the current Ebola outbreak simmering some 4,000 kilometers to the southeast in the Democratic...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:20:36 GMT
Cameroon:Separatist Clashes Shut Down Schools
[VOA] It is a bright Tuesday morning, with children hawking goods to drivers and passersby on the congested streets of Yaounde. The number of these sidewalk sellers is increasing with the ongoing conflict in Cameroon's English-speaking northwest and ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:43:10 GMT
Africa:Now Is Not the Time to Give Up On the People of DRC
[IPS] Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo -After more than 20 years of brutal conflict, few might believe that things could get worse in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). And yet they most dishearteningly are.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:16:44 GMT
Rwanda:Roberto Oliveira - Rayon Sports Appoint the Brazilian as Head Coach
[New Times] Rwandan champions Rayon Sports have appointed Brazilian Roberto Oliveira Goncalves do Carmo as their new first-team head coach, replacing Ivan Minneart who is set to be assigned as the club's football academy coach.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:13:57 GMT
Cameroon:Noise Pollution Rife in Douala
[Cameroon Tribune] The sources of noise are varied ranging from the landing and taking off of planes, vehicles hooting passing through, publicity vans and bars.

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