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Fri, 22 Sep 2023 06:16:47 GMT
South Africa: Burna Boy's Concert Cancelled After Alleged Ticket Scam
[allAfrica] The African Giant's Burna Boy's Johannesburg concert has been cancelled, after a fraud case was uncovered.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 05:31:55 GMT
South Africa: Prominent KwaZulu-Natal Businessman Dies in Police Shootout - South African News Briefs - September 22, 2023

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 04:59:34 GMT
Sudan: Conflict Could Spill Over Into Wider Region, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan Warns at UN Assembly
[UN News] Warning that the months-long conflict in Sudan could spill over in the region, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan on Thursday called on the international community to consider designating the militias ravaging his country as terrorist groups "to protec...

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 10:39:50 GMT
Africa: Is This the End of French Neo-Colonialism in Africa?
[Globetrotter] In Bamako, Mali, on September 16, the governments of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger created the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). On X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, Colonel Assimi Goïta, the head of the transi...

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:45:29 GMT
Kenya: Blinken Lauds Kenya's Peace, Climate Change Initiatives
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has lauded Kenya's contribution to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa and across the world.

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Friday Sep 22 2023 10:06:23
News24 | Sanctions deepen economic misery in post-coup Niger
Acute deprivation is endemic in Niger, one of the world's poorest nations. But West African sanctions aimed at forcing a return to democracy after a coup are making people's lives worse.

Friday Sep 22 2023 06:49:41
News24 | Zimbabwe held fair elections, it's time to lift sanctions, Mnangagwa tells world leaders at UN
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa sees no problems with his country's recent elections, as he told the United Nations General Assembly.

Thursday Sep 21 2023 19:23:05
News24 | The UN can talk SDGs all it wants, without money it means little for Africa, experts warn
The UN General Assembly, currently underway, is spending much of its time on topics such as democracy, environmental protection, and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Thursday Sep 21 2023 18:41:19
News24 | DR Congo calls for swift withdrawal of UN peacekeepers
The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday called for a speedy withdrawal of a key UN peacekeeping mission that has been in the nation for nearly 25 years.

Thursday Sep 21 2023 15:35:53
News24 | Kenya pledges security boost as it commemorates the 2013 Westgate mall massacre
Kenya pledged on Thursday to reinforce security measures against Somali militants as it commemorated a deadly mall attack which security analysts say led to improvements in the country's readiness to counter threats.

Central Africa

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 05:52:55 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Nearly Three Decades Later, Congolese Tutsi Appeal for Persecution to End
[New Times] John Nsengiyera, 27, recalls, with a tinge of nostalgia, how life used to be back home in Ngungu, a region in Masisi territory, in DR Congo's North Kivu Province, where cattle grazed on rolling green hills.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 07:03:18 GMT
Gabon: Residents Say They Support Junta's Arrest of Ousted Bongo Cabinet
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The public in Gabon appears to support the military junta's arrest and detention of the son of ousted president Ali Bongo and members of his cabinet. Military officials in the capital, Libreville, charged them this week wit...

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 06:59:15 GMT
Africa: Central African Republic Leader Slams West for Looting Continent's Wealth, Sparking Migrant Crisis
[UN News] The President of the Central African Republic on Thursday accused Western countries of triggering a migration crisis by pillaging Africa's natural resources and impoverishing the continent through slavery and colonization.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:43:00 GMT
Rwanda: Alleged Serial Killer Kazungu Appears In Court
[New Times] Suspected serial killer Denis Kazungu was on Thursday, September 21, arraigned before Kicukiro Primary Court and charged with 10 counts including murder, rape, forgery, and desecration of human corpses.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:39:20 GMT
Gabon: Son of Deposed Gabon Leader Bongo Charged With Treason, Corruption
[allAfrica] Harare -- The son of former Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, as well as some of his associates, were charged with high treason and corruption, and are being held in detention, AFP reports.