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Tanzania:How Mo Dewji Was Snatched From City Hotel in 30 Seconds

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Mohammed Dewji's abductors reportedly took less than 30 seconds to kidnap him from a Dar es Salaam hotel last week.
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Tanzania:How Mo Dewji Was Snatched From City Hotel in 30 Seconds

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Mohammed Dewji's abductors reportedly took less than 30 seconds to kidnap him from a Dar es Salaam hotel last week.

Africa:To The Women Who Feed the World

[FIAN International] Many have warned that if women's unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in the rural areas simply stopped?
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Africa:To The Women Who Feed the World

[FIAN International] Many have warned that if women's unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in the rural areas simply stopped?

Nigeria:Boko Haram - Red Cross Sends Urgent Message to Nigerian Govt Over Kidnapped Health Workers

[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has raised an alarm over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents.
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Nigeria:Boko Haram - Red Cross Sends Urgent Message to Nigerian Govt Over Kidnapped Health Workers

[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has raised an alarm over the 24 hours deadline given by Boko Haram to eliminate another female staff held captive by the insurgents.

Nigeria:ICRC Makes Last-Minute Appeal for Endangered Health Workers

[ICRC] Geneva/Abuja -The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is making an urgent public appeal to the Nigerian Government and to communities and individuals with influence to work toward the release of two committed medical workers abducted in nor
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Nigeria:ICRC Makes Last-Minute Appeal for Endangered Health Workers

[ICRC] Geneva/Abuja -The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is making an urgent public appeal to the Nigerian Government and to communities and individuals with influence to work toward the release of two committed medical workers abducted in north-eastern Nigeria earlier this year. Speed and urgency are critical. A deadline that could result in the killing of another health-care worker is less than 24 hours away.

Nigeria:Armed Militia in NE Nigeria Releases 833 Child Soldiers - UNICEF

[VOA] The U.N. Children's Fund reports a local militia fighting Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria has released 833 child soldiers. UNICEF says it hopes the move will be followed by further releases.
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Nigeria:Armed Militia in NE Nigeria Releases 833 Child Soldiers - UNICEF

[VOA] The U.N. Children's Fund reports a local militia fighting Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria has released 833 child soldiers. UNICEF says it hopes the move will be followed by further releases.

Zimbabwe:Protesters' Arrests Seen Fueling Crisis

[VOA] Zimbabwe's growing economic crisis, which has sent consumer prices spiraling upward and created shortages of everything from gasoline to medication to fried chicken, is shaping up to be the first major test for Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangag
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Zimbabwe:Protesters' Arrests Seen Fueling Crisis

[VOA] Zimbabwe's growing economic crisis, which has sent consumer prices spiraling upward and created shortages of everything from gasoline to medication to fried chicken, is shaping up to be the first major test for Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sworn in barely two months ago.

Kenya:China, Kenya Relations and the Question of Racial Discrimination

[The Conversation Africa] The Chinese have established themselves as one of the biggest investors in Africa's infrastructure projects. In Kenya, one of their flagship projects is the country's new standard gauge railway, which is estimated to be worth $3.2 bi
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Kenya:China, Kenya Relations and the Question of Racial Discrimination

[The Conversation Africa] The Chinese have established themselves as one of the biggest investors in Africa's infrastructure projects. In Kenya, one of their flagship projects is the country's new standard gauge railway, which is estimated to be worth $3.2 billion.

South Africa:Citizens Want Foreign Passports As a 'Plan B'

[Deutsche Welle] Foreign passports are in high demand in South Africa and their are indications that the number of applicants will reach a record high in 2018. In many cases, people are reacting to political and economic instability.
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South Africa:Citizens Want Foreign Passports As a 'Plan B'

[Deutsche Welle] Foreign passports are in high demand in South Africa and their are indications that the number of applicants will reach a record high in 2018. In many cases, people are reacting to political and economic instability.

Nigeria:Anti-Boko Haram Militia Releases Own Child Recruits

[Deutsche Welle] Nigerian group CJTF has released over 800 children from its ranks after agreeing to end child recruitment in its fight against Boko Haram. UN officials warn that many other militias still use children as fighters.
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Nigeria:Anti-Boko Haram Militia Releases Own Child Recruits

[Deutsche Welle] Nigerian group CJTF has released over 800 children from its ranks after agreeing to end child recruitment in its fight against Boko Haram. UN officials warn that many other militias still use children as fighters.

Africa:Climb for Albinism: 6 Women Challenge Stereotypes on Africa's Highest Peak

[VOA] Six African women with albinism, a condition that affects the pigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes, set out to climb Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this month in a bid to raise the visibility of people living with the condition.
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Africa:Climb for Albinism: 6 Women Challenge Stereotypes on Africa's Highest Peak

[VOA] Six African women with albinism, a condition that affects the pigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes, set out to climb Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this month in a bid to raise the visibility of people living with the condition.

Eritrea:Human Rights Concerns Persist Months After Peace Deals

[VOA] In signing a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and cooperation agreements with Djibouti and Somalia earlier this year, long-isolated Eritrea gained fresh opportunities to re-emerge on the world stage.
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Eritrea:Human Rights Concerns Persist Months After Peace Deals

[VOA] In signing a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and cooperation agreements with Djibouti and Somalia earlier this year, long-isolated Eritrea gained fresh opportunities to re-emerge on the world stage.

Congo-Kinshasa:UN Worker Among Sharp Increase in Ebola Caseload

[VOA] A U.N. employee in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, according to the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission.
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Congo-Kinshasa:UN Worker Among Sharp Increase in Ebola Caseload

[VOA] A U.N. employee in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, according to the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission.

South Africa:The Designers Came Through, Honey! But Why So Many Empty Seats at Fashion Week?

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -It's the third day of the African Fashion International Joburg Fashion Week at the Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. Local and international designers and models are not here to play, so you'd think everyone would have let their guard do
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South Africa:The Designers Came Through, Honey! But Why So Many Empty Seats at Fashion Week?

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -It's the third day of the African Fashion International Joburg Fashion Week at the Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. Local and international designers and models are not here to play, so you'd think everyone would have let their guard down, especially since the show has been running for three days straight. But noooo!

Uganda:Police Struggling to Identify Bodies of Mudslide Victims

[Monitor] The Bududa mudslides search and rescue operation has been interrupted by heavy rains that resumed Friday afternoon making it even harder to find more bodies and missing persons.
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Uganda:Police Struggling to Identify Bodies of Mudslide Victims

[Monitor] The Bududa mudslides search and rescue operation has been interrupted by heavy rains that resumed Friday afternoon making it even harder to find more bodies and missing persons.

Kenya:Sharon Otieono Murder - Will Court Free Obado Today?

[Nation] Migori Governor Okoth Obado will on Friday know whether he will be freed when he returns to court this morning for the bail hearing and determination.
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Kenya:Sharon Otieono Murder - Will Court Free Obado Today?

[Nation] Migori Governor Okoth Obado will on Friday know whether he will be freed when he returns to court this morning for the bail hearing and determination.

Nigeria:How Atiku Defeated Saraki, Tambuwal, Others to PDP Presidential Ticket

[Premium Times] Gambo Sallau, a career farmer in Kano, was not expecting to vote for any other presidential aspirant except Rabiu Kwankwaso. But in the weeks leading up to the Peoples Democratic Party 2018 National Convention in Port Harcourt, the delegate be
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Nigeria:How Atiku Defeated Saraki, Tambuwal, Others to PDP Presidential Ticket

[Premium Times] Gambo Sallau, a career farmer in Kano, was not expecting to vote for any other presidential aspirant except Rabiu Kwankwaso. But in the weeks leading up to the Peoples Democratic Party 2018 National Convention in Port Harcourt, the delegate became increasingly enamoured with the message of Atiku Abubakar campaign.

Kenya:Deadly Bus Crash - Driver Dies of Injuries

[Nairobi News] For as long as Kenya has been independent, Mr Lucas Asang'asa had quietly lived through it; seeing the country's main highways transition from dirt tracks to the deadly thoroughfares we know today.
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Kenya:Deadly Bus Crash - Driver Dies of Injuries

[Nairobi News] For as long as Kenya has been independent, Mr Lucas Asang'asa had quietly lived through it; seeing the country's main highways transition from dirt tracks to the deadly thoroughfares we know today.

Zimbabwe:Grain Millers Receive 30 000 Tonnes of Wheat

[The Herald] The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has started receiving the 30 000 tonnes of wheat imported recently and millers who had temporarily closed shop due to the unavailability of the cereal are now expected to resume operations.
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Zimbabwe:Grain Millers Receive 30 000 Tonnes of Wheat

[The Herald] The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has started receiving the 30 000 tonnes of wheat imported recently and millers who had temporarily closed shop due to the unavailability of the cereal are now expected to resume operations.

Zimbabwe:Concern Over New Cholera Signs, Symptoms

[The Herald] Government has expressed concern over the number of people still presenting with cholera signs and symptoms, despite vaccination against the diarrhoeal disease that started last week.
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Zimbabwe:Concern Over New Cholera Signs, Symptoms

[The Herald] Government has expressed concern over the number of people still presenting with cholera signs and symptoms, despite vaccination against the diarrhoeal disease that started last week.

Africa:World Hunger Relief Going Backwards - Global Report

[Deutsche Welle] World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists. Their latest global index categorizes 51 nations, mainly in Asia and Africa, where hunger is alarming.
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Africa:World Hunger Relief Going Backwards - Global Report

[Deutsche Welle] World efforts to lower hunger to zero by 2030 are being negated by warfare and climate change, warn nutritionists. Their latest global index categorizes 51 nations, mainly in Asia and Africa, where hunger is alarming.

Uganda:Museveni Drunk With Power, Worse Than Amin - Bobi Wine

[Monitor] Ugandan pop star Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, has described President Museveni as one drunk with power.
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Uganda:Museveni Drunk With Power, Worse Than Amin - Bobi Wine

[Monitor] Ugandan pop star Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, has described President Museveni as one drunk with power.

Africa:Human Toll of South Sudan War 'as Bad as Iraq or Syria'

[VOA] The five-year war in South Sudan is among the deadliest the world has seen in recent years, according to a new analysis by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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Africa:Human Toll of South Sudan War 'as Bad as Iraq or Syria'

[VOA] The five-year war in South Sudan is among the deadliest the world has seen in recent years, according to a new analysis by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Tanzania:Security Cordon As Hunt for Abducted Africa's Youngest Billionaire On

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Police have thrown a security cordon around the country as the hunt for abducted Tanzanian billionaire Mohamed Dewji got underway.
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Tanzania:Security Cordon As Hunt for Abducted Africa's Youngest Billionaire On

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Police have thrown a security cordon around the country as the hunt for abducted Tanzanian billionaire Mohamed Dewji got underway.

South Africa:South Africa's Economy Is in a Mess. New Finance Minister Must Hit the Road Running

[The Conversation Africa] The latest reshuffling of South Africa's finance minister, following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene and appointment of Tito Mboweni, may have negative origins but it brings with it some positive energy.
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South Africa:South Africa's Economy Is in a Mess. New Finance Minister Must Hit the Road Running

[The Conversation Africa] The latest reshuffling of South Africa's finance minister, following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene and appointment of Tito Mboweni, may have negative origins but it brings with it some positive energy.

Rwanda:Internet Subscribers Up By 25%

[New Times] The number of people using the internet in Rwanda increased from 4,375,016 in June 2017 to 5,475,448 in June this year, according to figures released by Rwanda Regulatory Agency (RURA).
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Rwanda:Internet Subscribers Up By 25%

[New Times] The number of people using the internet in Rwanda increased from 4,375,016 in June 2017 to 5,475,448 in June this year, according to figures released by Rwanda Regulatory Agency (RURA).

Rwanda:Ombudsman to Name and Shame All Corruption Convicts

[New Times] A comprehensive list of names and case details of those convicted of corruption will henceforth appear in the media as part of the government's plan to discourage the masses against getting involved with the vice, the Ombudsman has said.
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Rwanda:Ombudsman to Name and Shame All Corruption Convicts

[New Times] A comprehensive list of names and case details of those convicted of corruption will henceforth appear in the media as part of the government's plan to discourage the masses against getting involved with the vice, the Ombudsman has said.

Nigeria:11 Burnt in Abuja Restaurant Gas Explosion

[Premium Times] Eleven people on Wednesday in Abuja suffered various degrees of burns from a gas explosion that occurred at Rosy Restaurant Area 11.
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Nigeria:11 Burnt in Abuja Restaurant Gas Explosion

[Premium Times] Eleven people on Wednesday in Abuja suffered various degrees of burns from a gas explosion that occurred at Rosy Restaurant Area 11.

Mozambique:High Turnout As Voting Begins

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Long queues in many places suggest that turnout will be higher this year than in past municipal elections, when turnout has been less than 50%. Based on reports from our correspondents, most polling stations opened on t
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Mozambique:High Turnout As Voting Begins

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Long queues in many places suggest that turnout will be higher this year than in past municipal elections, when turnout has been less than 50%. Based on reports from our correspondents, most polling stations opened on time at 7 am, but some opened more than two hours late due to missing materials and late allocation of polling station staff. Problems seemed to occur in larger cities - Beira, Maputo, Matola and Quelimane. In smaller towns such as Marrromeu and Sussendenga, some polling stations had not open

Africa:TB Remains World's Single Largest Infectious Killer, Says WHO

[IPS] Washington DC -A disease that we know how to prevent, treat, and cure has become the world's leading infectious killer: tuberculosis (TB), an airborne bacterial infection.
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Africa:TB Remains World's Single Largest Infectious Killer, Says WHO

[IPS] Washington DC -A disease that we know how to prevent, treat, and cure has become the world's leading infectious killer: tuberculosis (TB), an airborne bacterial infection.

South Africa:New Finance Minister Enjoys Pilchards, Not Afraid of Being 'Spicy'

[News24Wire] South Africa's fifth finance minister in less than three years, Tito Mboweni, is certainly relatable at a time of pinching pockets and questions over political policies.
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South Africa:New Finance Minister Enjoys Pilchards, Not Afraid of Being 'Spicy'

[News24Wire] South Africa's fifth finance minister in less than three years, Tito Mboweni, is certainly relatable at a time of pinching pockets and questions over political policies.

Nigeria:Link Between State, Religion Fostered Boko Haram, Report Says

[Daily Trust] A family, displaced from their village in Mafa, arrive at the outskirts of Maiduguri. With little food or water, most of those displaced walk for more than three days to reach Maiduguri.
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Nigeria:Link Between State, Religion Fostered Boko Haram, Report Says

[Daily Trust] A family, displaced from their village in Mafa, arrive at the outskirts of Maiduguri. With little food or water, most of those displaced walk for more than three days to reach Maiduguri.

Mozambique:Largely Peaceful Campaign Comes to a Close

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The campaign ends today, Sunday, with two days for reflection before the vote on Wednesday. In most municipalities it was been orderly and calm, although there have been a handful of violent incidents.
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Mozambique:Largely Peaceful Campaign Comes to a Close

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The campaign ends today, Sunday, with two days for reflection before the vote on Wednesday. In most municipalities it was been orderly and calm, although there have been a handful of violent incidents.

Mozambique:Tete Violence Mars End of Election Campaign

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] A violent confrontation between Frelimo and Renamo caravans and a violent police raid on the Renamo headquarters brought the campaign to an end in Tete. Twelve Renamo members remained in jail late Monday, and 14 people
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Mozambique:Tete Violence Mars End of Election Campaign

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] A violent confrontation between Frelimo and Renamo caravans and a violent police raid on the Renamo headquarters brought the campaign to an end in Tete. Twelve Renamo members remained in jail late Monday, and 14 people were injured and 6 remain in hospital. The detained include one member of the provincial assembly and two candidates for municipal assembly.