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Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:46:13 GMT
Nigeria: Unease As Nigeria Marks One Year After #EndSARS Protests
[DW] One year after #EndSARS protests rocked Nigeria, police have warned against a repeat to mark the anniversary. The largest protest in Nigeria's history ended after the army reportedly killed at least 12 demonstrators.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:08:58 GMT
Somalia: ICJ Judgment Creates Tough Decisions for Future Relations of Kenya and Somalia
[East African] The decision on the dispute over the maritime boundary between Somalia and Kenya in the Indian Ocean, which was handed down on October 12 by a 14-bench of the International Court of Justice sitting in The Hague, is still reverberating.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:33:42 GMT
Uganda: Money Motivating Doctors to Do More C-Sections - Report
[Monitor] Many Ugandan doctors are violating ethics to induce demand for caesarean section (C-section) among expectant mothers for monetary gain despite the health risks the procedure presents, a new research report by a Makerere University lecturer ...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:30:52 GMT
Kenya: How Eastern Africa Can Speed Up Its Pursuit of Food Security
[Nation] As the global community marks this year's World Food Day on October 16, where does Eastern Africa stand in respect of food and nutrition security, which is a declared target? It is still a long way off.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:20:26 GMT
Ethiopia: Special Attention to Ethiopia's Avocado Products to Penetrate the Global Market
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian farmers in the regions of Amhara and Oromia are preparing to export avocados to the international market. 447 farmers in the Amhara region, as well as several others in the Oromia region, are prepared to export high-quali...

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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:43:14 +0000 | Algeria rejects 'colonialist thought' over historical ties with France
Algeria's president has called for an approach free of "colonialist thought" on historical issues between his country and France.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:11:23 +0000 | Eswatini shuts schools amid new wave of protests
Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, said Saturday it had shut its schools "indefinitely with immedi ate effect" as the country faces a wave of pro-democracy protests.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 12:05:24 +0000 | Italian captain given jail term for returning migrants to Libya
A ship’s captain who handed 101 migrants over to the Libyan coastguard after rescuing them in the Mediterranean Sea has been given a one-year jail term, in the first such case heard by Italy’s courts.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:13:23 +0000 | Ranger shot dead in Congo nature reserve
Gunmen have killed a ranger in the Virunga National Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where armed groups also roam.

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Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:04:42 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: WHO to Deploy Experts to Prevent Sexual Abuse After DRC Scandal
[DW] The World Health Organization has been under pressure after nearly two dozen of its employees were accused of sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:19:46 GMT
Cameroon: Authorities in Anglophone Cameroon Call for Calm After Schoolgirl Shot Dead
[RFI] Authorities in English-speaking western Cameroon have appealed for calm after a policeman who killed a four-year-old schoolgirl was lynched by an angry mob. This comes just weeks after the new school year began in the troubled region, with stud...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:45:17 GMT
Cameroon: Food Hero - Cameroon's Shrimp Entrepreneur
[UN News] A Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN's Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) for her contribution towards unlocking the potential of selling shellfish locally and abroad.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:07:34 GMT
Angola: Oil Surplus to Fund Public Projects
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Oil revenue surplus to be collected this year will be earmarked for the implementation of the 2021 budget's Public Investment Programme projects, said Friday the Angolan head of State, João Lourenço.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:24:47 GMT
Angola: Tax Revenue Increases By 26 Percent - President
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of State João Lourenço said Friday that the country's Tax Revenue projections indicate an increase of around 26 percent of 2021 General State Budget (OGE), which is estimated at 13.5 billion kwanzas.