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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:51

Sudan this month  declared an economic emergency  after the Sudanese pound lost 40  percent  of its value in one month and annual  inflation jumped to 167 percent.  Sudan's transitional authorities have struggled to stabilize the currency,  the weakness of which helped fuel the protests against...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:50
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death. Luke Melchiorre, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Universidad de los Andes Licensed as...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:50
Unrestricted cash transfers bring huge benefits, but these may not be realised because they can also cause debts. Cory Rodgers, Pedro Arrupe Research Fellow in Forced Migration Studies, University of Oxford Jade Siu, Research Assistant, Refugee Economies Programme...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:48
[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -- Some learners from Traditional Authority (T/A) Juma in Mulanje have appealed to authorities to put in place child protection measures to counter the rise of teenage pregnancies which contribute to early marriages.
All Africa, All the Time.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:47
Nigeria's unreliable power supply comes with a triple challenge of social, economic and environmental costs. Samuel Ayokunle Olówósejéjé, Doctoral candidate and Research Fellow, University College Cork Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:46
Regional tourism took a huge knock from the Day Zero experience in Cape Town, South Africa. Here are the lessons learnt. Kaitano Dube, Ecotourism Management Lecturer, Vaal University of Technology Dr David Chikodzi, Research Fellow, University of South Africa...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:40

Schools across Africa are slowly reopening after months of remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic. But Zimbabwe's teachers union is resisting going back to the classroom and has rejected a call by the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) for governments to reopen schools.

On Tuesday,...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:34
[Namibian] THE 2020 Simply You Magazine Lifestyle and Fashion Awards (SYMLAFA) were held last weekend as a virtual concert in which Namibia's top personalities were rewarded for their efforts in their respective fields.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:33
In a move denounced as censorship by Reporters Without Borders, the Algerian Ministry of Communications says it will “no longer authorise” the private French television channel M6 to operate in Algeria. This follows the broadcast by M6 of a "distorted" documentary on the anti-government protest...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:30
The top U.N. relief official said parts of Yemen, South Sudan, northeast Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk, “endangering the lives of millions of women, men and children.”
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:29
The rainy season is the best time to grow rice and corn in Borno, one of Nigeria's agricultural regions. But farmers are frequently targeted by Boko Haram attacks. In a bid to improve security in the region and reassure farmers, teams of so-called "Agro Rangers" were set up a year ago by...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:29
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -- President Dr Lazarus Chakwera says strengthened bilateral relations with neigbhouring countries are critical for the country's development.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:22

Cameroon police have surrounded the home of opposition leader Maurice Kamto and detained an unknown number of his supporters.  Kamto, who accuses President Paul Biya of stealing the 2018 presidential election from him, called for protests Tuesday against regional elections and Biya's leadership...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:12
[Namibian] NOT many first-time artists can say they had a DJ KBoz produced banger and a Maria Nepembe-directed music video to their name.
All Africa, All the Time.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:59
[Govt of SA] KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has appealed for calm amid tensions within the farming community in Newcastle, north of the province.
All Africa, All the Time.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:55
[Namibian] LISTED information and technology holding company Paratus Namibia Holdings Limited has announced that their 2020 financial year is expected to yield a 30% increase in earnings.
All Africa, All the Time.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:54
[Namibian] STATE-owned diamond dealing company Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) recorded a N$95,2 million profit this year - at least N$66 million less than last year.
All Africa, All the Time.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:51
[SAnews.gov.za] A 19-year-old man will appear in the Kabokweni Magistrate Court on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a teenage girl.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:51
[Daily Maverick] As Cricket South Africa has passed through a winter of discontent, Proteas men's coach Mark Boucher has quietly continued the business of plotting a successful return to cricket for his team. And he has come to the conclusion that his team needs tough, mentally strong players who...
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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 15:51
[Daily Maverick] One wonders what capacity the ANC has to deal with the complex issues that are at the heart of the Zimbabwean crisis: human rights violations, breaches of electoral laws, the economy, hyperinflation, land reform issues, migrations.
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