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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 18:31
The diplomatic strain between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo has culminated in the latter banning RwandAir from flying into its territory.
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 16:38
Sudanese activist and engineer Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. She was first charged in 2002 for daring to wear trousers, and was detained and threatened with flogging in 2013 for refusing to wear a headscarf.
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 16:36
It was banned for years and its authors -- including the celebrated Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- imprisoned, but after more than four decades, Kenya's most famous play is finally home.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 16:31
Migrants ‘extremely vulnerable’ to rights abuses carried out by foreign fighters and armed groups, UN report says.
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 15:55
More than 30 people were killed and others injured when a stampede broke out at a church event in the southeastern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt on Saturday, according to police and security officials.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 15:47
An April mob attack in northern Ethiopia that left at least 30 Muslims dead and 100 injured has fueled revenge attacks on Christians. Witnesses and community leaders spoke with VOA about what they believe led to the violence. For VOA, Henry Wilkins reports from Gonder, Ethiopia
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 15:05
The Democratic Republic of Congo said has suspend RwandAir flights and summoned Kigali's ambassador after authorities accused Rwanda of supporting the M23 rebel group.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 15:00

Three years after protests toppled Omar al-Bashir, activists hope to bring down another government with little more than phones, placards and motorbikes

A small house on a street in central Khartoum, lost among the dusty blocks of offices and cheap hotels but not difficult to find. On the...

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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:57
Hundreds of students protested in Santiago, Chile on Friday, demanding that food subsidies and funds for structural improvements to public schools be allocated in the country's budget.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:22
[Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament have called upon the government to allocate sufficient funds to the National Land Use Planning Commission so that it can perform its functions of addressing land conflicts in the country.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:15
[Daily News] THE government has said it expects before the end of 2021/2022 financial year to promote 999 public servants who are nearing retirement age, so that they can receive a handsome golden handshake upon leaving offices.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:15
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has urged Tanzanians to protect infrastructure for the country to attain the desired goals.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:15
[Daily News] IN joint efforts to a new demand-responsive technical facility to help countries accelerate forest landscape restoration, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is partnering with like-minded organisations on a fresh approach to help Tanzania and other countries to implement restoration...
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:15
[Daily News] PUBLIC servants discharging their obligations outside their official duty stations may again have every reason to smile following the decision by President Samia Suluhu Hassan to endorse the permit to hike per diem rates for them and extra duty allowances.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:01

The war there is responsible — and makes it difficult just to assess the scale of displacement. Details are in a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 14:01
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seriously concerned about the soaring food prices that are pushing the poor to the brink of hunger in the landlocked Southern African country.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 13:09
More than 800 delegates are choosing which of the 14 candidates will stand for the PDP next February.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 13:00

The 7-member band hails from a conservative part of the country. They sing about female genital cutting, child marriage and gender equality. And they rock.

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Africa
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 12:35
A demining team looks for unexploded materials to clear the Blue Lake area.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 12:30
The Democratic Republic of Congo has suspended RwandAir flights and summoned Rwanda's ambassador in response to what it says is Kigali's support for the M23 rebel group's offensive in eastern Congo.

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