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Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:25:49 GMT
Zimbabwe: Popular Lion Seduli Killed by Hunters on World Lion Day
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A male lion, who was popular with photographers, has been shot by trophy hunters on the outskirts of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, Captured in Africa Foundation announced on their Facebook page.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:07:39 GMT
Africa: Why AfCFTA's Success Depends on Including Informal, Women-Run Enterprises
[allAfrica] There is renewed optimism that Africa's small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) could be big winners with the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) -- the world's largest such trading zone with a combined current GDP...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:32:06 GMT
West Africa: Building Peace in West Africa - Women Decision-Makers are Key
[allAfrica] Johannesburg's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke with Levinia Addae-Mensah, Program Director and Deputy Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), about how she became involved in peacebuilding work, what...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:30:18 GMT
Kenya: Is Uhuru Kenyatta the Coolest President Ever?
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -On August 5 President Uhuru Kenyatta flew to Jamaica for a historic state visit where he also graced that country's 57th Independence Day celebrations in Kingston, as a special guest and met the widow of reggae legend Bob Ma...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:11:06 GMT
Kenya: Exposed - Nairobi Hospitals Stocking Expired Drugs
[Nairobi News] Nairobi County government Health department has come under fire for letting county hospitals to stock expired drugs and non-pharmaceuticals.

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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:54:38 +0200 | Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos
Scientists in Kenya say the northern white rhino is one step away from being saved from extinction.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:15:15 +0200 | Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues
Sudan's deposed President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his legal team asked for his release on bail.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:21:07 +0200 | Zimbabwean opposition official arrested over protests
A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party says.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:20:54 +0200 | Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows
The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:11:17 +0200 | Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests
A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs.

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Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:22:55 GMT
Burundi: Govt Launches Ebola Vaccination Campaign for Health and Front-Line Workers
[WHO] On 13th August, the Ministry of Public Health and AIDS Control kicked off the vaccination campaign for front-line staff against the Ebola virus disease. The campaign started at the Gatumba entry point at the Border with the Democratic Republic ...

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:53:41 GMT
Angola: Interests Conflicted in Lourenco's Selective Graft War
[CAJ News] Luanda -The conflict of interest furore besetting one of Angola's richest entrepreneurs, serving as a provincial governor, is contrary to the assurance made by the new administration to fight corruption.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 06:39:45 GMT
Angola: President Writes to Ugandan, Rwanda Counterparts
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan President João Lourenço sent two messages to his counterparts of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, and Rwanda Paul Kagame on Tuesday, Angop has learnt.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:06:08 GMT
Rwanda: You Can't Outsource Values and Hard Work - Kagame to Youth
[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday urged Rwandan youth to challenge themselves in order to improve their lives.

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:06:07 GMT
Rwanda: Export Earnings Rise By 7.5%
[New Times] Rwanda's exports increased in the first half of this year, driven by non-traditional exports despite a decline in commodity prices on the international market.