Africa Headlines Tue, 05 Dec 2023 05:56:48 GMTSouth Africa: Transnet Speeds Up Durban Port Deepening Amid Backlog Relief - South African News Briefs - December 5, 2023
[allAfrica]Tue, 05 Dec 2023 04:15:48 GMTSouth Africa: Constitutional Court Issues Judgment on Election Rules for Independent Candidates
[GroundUp] Challenge to the 200/200 split in seats allocated in the National Assembly dismissedMon, 04 Dec 2023 12:51:17 GMTAfrica: HIV & Hope - Can Africa's Youth Untangle the Mental Knot?
[allAfrica] Lusaka, Zambia -- The mental health crisis in Africa is an acute challenge for young people living with HIVMon, 04 Dec 2023 11:03:16 GMTAfrica: Lack of Empathy for Girls Fuels Tension Between Reconciling Families vs Enforcing Laws on GBV
[allAfrica] On the Day of a Girl Child, 11th October, I received a message from Girls Not Brides, inquiring if I am available to speak during the visit of Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates and Amal Clooney in Cape Town, South Africa. I confirmed a...Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:36:57 GMTEast Africa: East Africa Sees Decline in Adult HIV Prevalence
[Daily News] HIV prevalence has been reducing during the past two decades in the East African region thanks to strong shared responsibility between the region's governments, civil society, international donors and the research community.
Africa News24 Tuesday Dec 05 2023 10:59:24News24 | Nigeria army drone strike kills at least 85 celebrating civilians
A Nigerian army drone strike accidently killed at least 85 civilians on Sunday in a village in northwest Kaduna State, officials said, in one of the country's deadliest military bombing mishaps.Monday Dec 04 2023 21:38:24News24 | SA inflated the number, there were only 124 unaccompanied children, Zimbabwe shoots back
South Africa said it sent 443 unaccompanied children back to Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe said there was only 124 children.Monday Dec 04 2023 16:38:55News24 | Why there's an influx of smuggled Zimbabwean children into SA every December, and why it won't stop
SA checks for children travelling without their parents or guardians and, in some cases, without proper documentation.Monday Dec 04 2023 16:02:38News24 | Sierra Leone's president promises to treat coup attempt as 'law and order issue' only
President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone says his government is treating last week's coup attempt purely as a matter of law and order, as he attempts to rally his nation in defence of democracy.
Monday Dec 04 2023 12:13:38News24 | Dead white people's clothes: Uganda declares war on secondhand garments, again
For nearly three decades, the chaotic, overcrowded Owino secondhand market in Uganda's capital has been the cornerstone of Hadija Nakimuli's life, helping the widowed shopkeeper build a house and raise 12 children.
Central Africa Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:11:45 GMTRwanda: Britain Persists With Rwanda Plan for Migrants
[VOA] Britain is continuing its efforts to have migrants seeking asylum in Britain sent instead to Rwanda to seek asylum there.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:39:06 GMTRwanda: Airtel Rwanda Takes Second Phase of ConnectRwanda to Nyanza
[New Times] Airtel Rwanda, on December 4, took the second phase of the Connect Rwanda campaign, known as ConnectRwanda 2.0, to Nyanza District. The initiative saw residents acquire smartphones for only Rwf 20,000.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:41:36 GMTRwanda: Burera Residents No Longer Need to Cross the Border for Water
[New Times] Burera District has experienced significant development as a result of substantial investments that have notably enhanced the water and sanitation sector.Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:20:42 GMTRwanda: Mining - Officials Confident Sector Will Fetch U.S.$1 Billion By End of Year
[New Times] Officials at the Rwanda Minerals, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) have expressed optimism that this year will end with the mining sector registering $1 billion (approx. Rwf 1.2 trillion).Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:16:15 GMTRwanda: Inside Rwanda's Carbon Credit Deal With Singapore, Kuwait
[New Times] The cooperation agreements that Rwanda signed with Singapore and Kuwait to collaborate on carbon credits aligned with article 6 of the Paris Agreement are expected to support the three parties in achieving their climate action targets by ...