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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[RFI] Love in a racially segregated country comes with consequences that a black woman and white policeman must face in director Desirée Kahikopo-Meifret's The White Line, a Namibian movie showing at the Fespaco Pan-African film festival in Burkina Faso.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian music industry continues to blossom with the arrival of new acts and an increase in quality and lyrical content.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has identified the sponsors of self-acclaimed activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[Premium Times] The government also said suspected IPOB members carried out 19 attacks on the facilities of the electoral commission, INEC.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Nigerian separatist Nnamdi Kanu has pleaded not guilty to charges brought against him by authorities. The leader of secessionist group The Indigenous People of Biafra, or IPOB, was captured in Kenya in June and repatriated to Nigeria to face trial.
All Africa, All the Time.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[HRW] One year ago Fikile Ntshangase, an environmental activist from South Africa, was gunned down in her home in Somkhele in KwaZulu-Natal province, after raising concerns about a coal mine in the area. No arrests have been made.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[Monitor] As this column was being born (see Daily Monitor of October 2016, Bodanomics - How This Column Got Its Groove), the editor asked me to give it a name. This is what I wrote back then to explain how it came to be called "Bodanomics".
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[East African] The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) recommends a court martial for Ugandan soldiers implicated in killing civilians in a battle against Al-Shabaab militants.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[VOA] Kampala -- Uganda has kickstarted a trial for the injectable HIV drugs cabotegravir and rilpivirine. Researchers and those living with HIV say the trial will likely end pill fatigue, fight stigma, improve adherence and ensure patients get the right dosage.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 07:42
[263Chat] Popular Zimdancehall chanter, Seh Calaz has announced plans for the release of his latest Extended Play (Ep) titled Bvopfiro Pariro before the end of year.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 03:30

UN says government was aware of plane carrying 11 aid workers as year-long conflict with TPLF escalates in Tigray and Amhara

An Ethiopian government airstrike on the capital of the northern Tigray region has forced a UN aid flight to abort a landing in midair.

The UN has suspended...

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 02:56
Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the United Nations perch: Airstrikes target Mekelle  The Ethiopian government launched a series of airstrikes this week on Tigray’s capital, Mekelle, one of which forced a U.N. aid flight to turn...
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 01:51
Expecting to become a carer in Copenhagen, Jewel was forced into prostitution. But two chance meetings enabled her to escape.
BBC News - Africa
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 22:18
We bring you the latest from Ethiopia, where the conflict escalates. For the fourth day this week, the government launched an air strike on the capital of the Tigray region. The bombardment forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital.
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 22:15

During the Mozambican civil war, both sides financed their efforts by poaching elephants for ivory. Now, scientists say that drove some elephants to evolve tusklessness.

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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 22:14
"According to me and many observers, the Sudanese people have been divided more than ever before. Some are pro and against the military, others are pro and against the civilian government. So you can see armed movements, some tribal leaders and other .... " Mohammed Fazari, political analyst
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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 21:44
Ethiopian forces carried out an airstrike Friday on the city of Mekelle, their fifth on the Tigray regional capital since Monday.  There were no immediate reports of casualties following Friday’s airstrike, which witnesses say hit a farmer’s field near a fenced off area on the eastern side of...
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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 21:27
A humanitarian flight was ordered to abort a landing in the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, epicenter of the conflict, as government airstrikes hit the area for a fourth day.
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 20:30
Nigerian separatist Nnamdi Kanu has pleaded not guilty to charges brought against him by authorities. The leader of secessionist group The Indigenous People of Biafra, or IPOB, was captured in Kenya in June and repatriated to Nigeria to face trial.  The start of the trial in Federal High Court on...
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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 20:21
Malawi’s government has started a campaign to remove children from places like night clubs where they are being forced or tricked into prostitution. But rights activists say the campaign is targeting the wrong people because it does not target perpetrators. At the start of the campaign Wednesday...
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