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Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:42:40 GMT
South Africa: Joburg, City Power Ordered to Pay R1.07 Billion Eskom Debt - South African News Briefs - June 21, 2024

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 19:48:05 GMT
Africa: Pre-Primary Education for Children Benefits Everyone
[allAfrica] Nairobi -- Scholars across Africa are linking conflict prevention and peacebuilding to reducing economic, social and environmental stresses. The African Union's declaration of 2024 as the 'Year of Education' should spur progress. This gue...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 07:15:58 GMT
Kenya: Protester Shot Dead By Police During Nairobi Protests
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- One person was fatally shot Thursday evening during anti-Finance Bill protests along Moi Avenue in Nairobi.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 08:23:27 GMT
South Africa: Mpox Cases Rise to 13
[] South Africa has identified six additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Mpox, taking the total number of cases from seven to 13 since the first case was reported last month.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 06:14:09 GMT
Uganda: Museveni to Extend Whip to Corrupt District Leaders
[Nile Post] President Yoweri Museveni was warned the whip on corruption is going to be extended to other government officials including district leaders like RDCs, chief administrative officers and district chairpersons.

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Friday Jun 21 2024 09:04:24
News24 | Targeting Africa's disease burden: Global leaders pledge R20bn for vaccine manufacturing drive on continent
Global leaders have met in Paris to launch the African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator, with promises to raise some R20 billion to support African vaccine manufacturers.

Thursday Jun 20 2024 15:47:35
News24 | War on activists: More than 400 human rights defenders, journalists in DRC targeted within a year
Last year, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) adopted a law to protect human rights defenders, putting it in compliance with minimum international standards. But that has not stopped persecutions which - in many instances - result in murder.

Wednesday Jun 19 2024 15:45:27
News24 | 'Indiscriminate' civilian attacks, rape at gunpoint in Sudan's civil war
Statistics show that millions have been displaced in the war, and hundreds of thousands of women face rape.

Wednesday Jun 19 2024 14:30:16
News24 | Major American military conference comes to Botswana as Russia and US tussle over Africa
The US has been pushed out of Chad and Niger, but next week it will host senior military commanders from at least 40 African countries in Botswana.

Tuesday Jun 18 2024 20:53:44
News24 | Sudan and UAE clash at UN Security Council over allegations of weapons for RSF
Sudan and the United Arab Emirates clashed at the UN Security Council on Tuesday over accusations by the army-aligned Sudanese government that the UAE is providing weapons and support to a rival warring party in the count

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Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:15:19 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda Decides - Over 260 Observers Accredited for July Elections
[New Times] More than 260 electoral observers have been accredited for the July 2024 presidential and parliamentary polls in Rwanda, according to the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:15:03 GMT
Angola: Angola Reaffirms Commitment to Combat Illicit Trade in Small Arms
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola reaffirmed Wednesday at the United Nations headquarters in New York, its commitment to implement the UN Program of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PoA) to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade of small arms ...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:14:56 GMT
Chad: Chad Eliminates Human African Trypanosomiasis As a Public Health Problem
[WHO] 51st country to be recognized by WHO for eliminating a neglected tropical disease, surpassing the halfway mark towards the 100-country target set for 2030

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:14:48 GMT
Rwanda: Are the Upcoming Elections Just for Show?
[DW] Next month, Rwandans will choose between three presidential candidates, including current President Paul Kagame. But are the elections just a sham?

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 06:15:35 GMT
Rwanda: Formal Financial Inclusion in Rwanda Grew 39% in 2020-2024
[New Times] The number of Rwandans who have access to formal financial services and products increased by more than 38.8 per cent to 7.5 million between 2020 and 2024, a new report published by Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) on June 20, found.