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South Africa lockdown relaxed but trust in government 2020-09-22 16:16:37In tonight's edition South Africa's response to the coronavirus has been praised but trust in the government is still hard hit by corruption. I

On patrol with Nigeria's 'Agro Rangers', who protect 2020-09-22 10:29:27The 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

Botswana discovers likely culprit behind mass elephant die-off 2020-09-21 23:51:52Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana this year, officials said on Monday, announcing the result of an

Ex-defence minister appointed Mali's transition leader 2020-09-21 17:17:36Mali's military junta announces the leaders of a new transitional government in the Sahel country, which will retain strong army links desp

Cameroon soldiers jailed for murdering women and children 2020-09-21 13:37:06Four Cameroonian soldiers received 10-year prison sentences on Monday for the killing of two women and two children in an incident that sparked i

Ex-defence minister appointed Mali interim president, junta leader 2020-09-21 11:09:54Former Mali defence minister and retired colonel Bah Ndaw was named interim president on Monday while the leader of the junta that seized po

Exiled ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero claims he was duped 2020-09-19 11:12:23Paul Rusesabagina, depicted in a Hollywood movie as a hero who helped save Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, told the New York Times he believed he

Mali holds state funeral for former dictator Moussa 2020-09-19 04:26:47Mali held a state funeral for ex-dictator Moussa Traore on Friday, attended by the head of the ruling military junta and other former leaders of the S

Mali pays tribute to former dictator Moussa Traoré 2020-09-18 17:26:08Former Malian dictator Moussa Traoré is laid to rest with members of the ruling military junta among those present at his state funeral.&n

UN-backed Libyan PM Sarraj’s mysterious resignation announcement 2020-09-18 13:34:51Prime Minister of Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) Farrej al-Sarraj announced on Wednesday his intention to step d

Libya's Haftar agrees to lift oil blockade with 2020-09-18 08:50:29Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said on Friday his forces would let oil production resume after an eight-month blockade and a s

Tackling xenophobic discrimination in South Africa 2020-09-18 05:56:37A damning new report from Human Rights Watch says that Black and Asian non-nationals living in South Africa frequently find themselves subject to

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Africa: Covid-19 Private Sector Global Facility Announced At New! 2020-09-23 12:00:57[UNDP] UNDP, UN Global Compact and ICC join forces with DHL, Microsoft and PwC to help communities recover better from the pandemic

Africa: Managing the Covid-19 Infodemic - Promoting Healthy New! 2020-09-23 11:55:12[WHO] Joint statement by WHO, UN, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNAIDS, ITU, UN Global Pulse, and IFRC

Zimbabwe: Mobile Networks Reap Increased Data Gains During New! 2020-09-23 11:06:11[263Chat] Strict enforcement of Covid-19 lockdown regulations during the second quarter of 2020 increased mobile data usage to record levels and susta

Zimbabwe: Govt Hints At Minibus Taxis Return New! 2020-09-23 11:05:40[263Chat] The government says it is considering bringing back commuter omnibuses owing to the return to normalcy of services and the increasing demand

Zimbabwe: Social Security Body Proposes to Increase Retirement New! 2020-09-23 11:04:03[263Chat] As growing informalisation, labour migration, brain drain and technological advancement impact negatively on the pension's contribution bas

Lesotho: AIDS Foundation Retrenches 161 Workers New! 2020-09-23 11:02:44[Lesotho Times] The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has resolved to lay off 161 workers due to funding challenges.

Kenya: Betway Ordered to Pay Sh158 Million Betting 2020-09-23 10:46:18[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Tax Appeals Tribunal has ordered Betway Kenya to pay taxes amounting to Sh158 million to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Kenya: Central Bank Loses Grip on the Kenyan 2020-09-23 10:45:47[Nation] Before taking stock of the performance of demonetisation, Dr Patrick Njoroge stood outside a packed conference room.

Namibia: Pension Fund Investment Manager in Hot Water 2020-09-23 09:55:10[Namibian] Investment company Baobab Capital - tasked with managing N$140 million in pensioners' money - is on the verge of being shut down over alle

Madagascar: Cash Transfers Support Madagascar's Poorest and Most 2020-09-23 09:52:17[World Bank] Antananarivo -- Ralaimoty, 70 years old, has difficulty moving towards the cash box with a piece of wood that he uses as a cane. On this

Uganda: Bank of Uganda Wants Uniform ATM Charges 2020-09-23 08:57:25[Monitor] As part of the work plan that seeks to embrace digital transactions, the Central Bank wants commercial banks to harmonise fees charged at Au

South Africa: Lottery Executive Could Face Probe By 2020-09-23 08:45:32[GroundUp] Phillemon Letwaba, chief operating officer of the National Lotteries Commission, has breached the code of conduct of the South African Inst

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