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Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:31:34 GMT
Nigeria: Tokyo Olympics - Ese Brume Qualifies for Long Jump Final
[Premium Times] Brume is Nigeria's sole representative in the jumps in Tokyo since the disqualification of Ruth Usoro.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:31:32 GMT
Nigeria: Shootings, Injuries As APC Ward Congress Turns Violent in Ebonyi
[Premium Times] The exercise was largely peaceful in most parts of the state but gunmen invaded Ugwuachara Central School, Ebonyi Local Government Area, shooting sporadically.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:26:24 GMT
Malawi: President Chakwera Meets MCP Diaspora Leaders in London
[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Dr Lazarus Chakwera in one of his final engagements while in the United Kingdom held an an audience with Malawi Congress Party diaspora at the Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel in London.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:14:12 GMT
Sudan: Foreign Minister Concludes Visit to Bahrain
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Manama -- Sudan's federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi returned to Khartoum on Thursday, concluding a successful four-day visit to Bahrain, during which she met King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown ...

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:06:23 GMT
Tunisia: Sack of Parliament, PM Brews Crisis
[Daily Trust] Tunisia, a young democracy in a small North African country of 11million people has been plunged into a deep political crisis.

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Sun, 01 Aug 2021 10:11:56 +0000 | US urges Tunisia to return to 'democratic path'
Tunisia should swiftly return to its 'democratic path', a top White House official has told President Kais Saied, days after his shock power grab that included suspending parliament.

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 13:59:56 +0000 | Rwanda lifts Covid lockdown on capital
Rwanda's government has ordered the lifting of a lockdown on the capital Kigali and eight other districts even though Covid-19 cases are still on the rise.

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:30:44 +0000 | Tunisian president says he will not become a dictator after MP arrest
Tunisia's president has promised he would not turn into a dictator and rejected accusations he had staged a coup, as two parliament members were arrested.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:16:00 +0000 | Covid-19: Kenya extends curfew as cases surge
Kenya said Friday it is extending a nighttime curfew and banning public gatherings to slow the spread of Covid-19, warning that hospitals were becoming overwhelmed.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 14:40:17 +0000 | Egypt sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death
An Egyptian court has sentenced 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death for the killing of police officers in two separate cases, a judicial source has said.

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Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:03:33 GMT
Rwanda: President Samia Suluhu Expected in Kigali
[Nation] Tanzanian President Samia Suhulu will on Monday arrive in Kigali for her first visit state to Rwanda. During the two-day visit, she is expected to hold private talks with President Paul Kagame.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 05:22:01 GMT
Rwanda: Braille and Sign Language Curriculum to Be Introduced in Schools
[New Times] The Rwanda Basic Education Board (REB) is set to roll out a Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) for special needs children - with visual impairment and the ones with hearing loss - a curriculum that will be part of a unit called special nee...

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 07:48:07 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Ituri. Fleeing War, Weaving Life in IDP Camps of Bunia
[IPS] Rome -- He moves aside the curtain, thin as gauze, and Follow @IPSNewsUNBureauthen bends over. The darkness dazzles for a few seconds when one enters the house--actually, a den made of earth where air and light filter through the narrow entranc...

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:46:59 GMT
Rwanda: Tokyo 2020 - Rwandan Trio in Action Today
[New Times] Three Rwandan athletes including female runner Marthe Yankurije and swimmers Eloi Maniraguha and Alphonsine Agahozo are competing today as they search for an Olympic medal at the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan continues.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 05:55:55 GMT
Nigeria: Boko Haram - Breaking the Conflict Trap in the Lake Chad Basin
[Daily Trust] Following a Special Report General Saleh Bala and I had written for the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) entitled "Civilian-led Governance and Security in the Lake Chad Basin", we held a follow up round table meeting with the La...