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Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:55:02 GMT
Africa: Is Africa Ready To Roll Out A Covid-19 Vaccine?
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO), University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and the University of Nairobi in Kenya have met in a webinar to discuss Africa's Covid-19 vaccine readiness.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:50:59 GMT
Africa: Is Timber The Key For Africa's Sustainable Cities?
[allAfrica] Can the future of Africa's cities be growing on trees?

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:47:25 GMT
Ethiopia: PM Abiy Defends Tigray Crackdown, Agrees to Dialogue With 'Legal' Political Parties
[East African] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Friday said the military crackdown on the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) was a necessary operation to protect the country from impunity.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:38:02 GMT
Ethiopia: Avoiding a Bloodbath in Ethiopia's Mekelle
[ICG] Fighting between the Ethiopian army and Tigray forces has arrived near the region's biggest city, home to half a million residents. Addis Ababa should pause hostilities, all sides should minimise harm to civilians and the AU should step up effo...

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:19:53 GMT
Nigeria: Fruitful Talks With Govt May See Education Union Call Off Strike
[This Day] * ASUU to meet with members for ratification of outcome

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Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:29:16 +0200 | 22 killed in ethnic violence in southern Chad
At least 22 people have been killed in southern Chad in the latest instance of deadly ethnic violence between nomadic herders and sedentary farmers, the communications minister said Friday.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 10:33:36 +0200 | Ethiopia's Abiy tells AU he stands by Tigray military campaign
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told African Union envoys Friday he will continue military operations in the restive northern Tigray region, resisting calls for dialogue as his army prepared for what he called a final offensive against regional f

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:03:33 +0200 | Southern Africa moot regional action for Mozambique unrest
Leaders from southern African countries met for urgent security talks and agreed on a "regional response" to the Islamist insurgency ravaging parts of northern Mozambique.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:09:44 +0200 | PM Abiy meets AU envoys for talks on Ethiopia conflict
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has met with African Union envoys to discuss the conflict in Tigray.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:30:57 +0200 | African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as war ultimatum expires
African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the military was beginning the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern Tigray region that rights groups fear.

Central Africa

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 08:00:06 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda's GDP Declines By 12.4% in the Second Quarter
[East African] Rwanda has recorded a 12.4 percent drop in Growth Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter from July to September compared to the same period last year.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:02:11 GMT
Southern Africa: Troika Summit Focuses on Mozambique, DR Congo Terror Threats
[The Herald] PRESIDENT Mnangagwa is expected to join other Heads of State and Governments in Botswana today for a one-day SADC Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit that will focus on emerging terrorism threats in the region particularly in Mozambique an...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:27:25 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: As Cobalt Demand Booms, Companies Must Do More to Protect Miners
[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household appliances, mobile phones, electric vehicles and jewellery.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:26:06 GMT
Kenya: KCB to Acquire Two Banks in Rwanda and Tanzania
[Nation] KCB Group Plc has entered a deal to buy out two banks in Rwanda and Tanzania in what will cement its dominance in the East African region, weeks after its main rival Equity Bank pulled out of a similar deal.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:24:03 GMT
Rwanda: How a Visionary in Rwanda Is Growing Potatoes in the Air
[FAO] Innovative aeroponic systems help tackle some traditional challenges for agriculture