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- Tanzania: Tanzania Receives First Doses of Covid-19 Vaccinesvon Independent (Kampala) am 28/07/2021 um 06:59
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Tanzania has received the first shipment of 1,058,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the US government.
- Rwanda: Mozambican, Rwandan Troops Overrun Major Insurgents Base in Cabo Delgadovon New Times am 28/07/2021 um 06:57
[New Times] Mozambican and Rwandan troops have overrun one of the main bases of the Islamic States-linked terrorist organisation operating in Cabo Delgado, the northernmost province of Mozambique, according to reports.
- Tanzania: Activists Condemn Terror Charge Against Opposition Leadervon VOA am 28/07/2021 um 06:46
[VOA] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -- Tanzania's main opposition party and rights activists are condemning the arrest of CHADEMA party leader Freeman Mbowe, who faces terrorism charges.
- Africa: Dozens of Shipwrecked Migrants Drown Off Libya's Coastvon VOA am 28/07/2021 um 06:42
[VOA] Geneva -- The International Organization for Migration says at least 57 migrants, most from West Africa, drowned Monday, when their boat capsized off the Libyan Coast.
- Sudan: UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in Final Shutdown Phasevon UN News am 28/07/2021 um 06:30
[UN News] Practically all peacekeepers and staff have now left the hybrid UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with its drawdown plan, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday.
- Nigeria: Covid-19 Impact Worsens Hunger in Lagosvon HRW am 28/07/2021 um 06:22
[HRW] The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the plight of families living in poverty in Lagos State, Nigeria and left many people struggling to afford food and meet other basic needs.
- Tunisia: Main Party Calls for Elections After President Sacks More Ministersvon RFI am 28/07/2021 um 06:20
[RFI] Less than two days after Tunisian President Kais Saied's announcement that he was suspending parliament and dismissing the prime minister, he sacked the ministers of defence, interior and justice amid growing concern that recent moves constitute a coup d'etat.
- Kenya: Athletics Legend Kipchoge On a Bigger Mission At Olympicsvon Nation am 28/07/2021 um 06:07
[Nation] Eliud Kipchoge, who will be defending his title at the Olympics, is no doubt the greatest marathoner of all time.
- Kenya: Complaints About Allocation of U.S.$1.6 Million Lamu Port Compensation Packagevon Nation am 28/07/2021 um 06:05
[Nation] The presence of 'strangers' in a list of fishermen expected to share a compensation package of Sh1.76 billion following the construction of the Lamu port has rubbed many the wrong away.
- Tunisia: A Political Crisis Fuelled By Economic Woesvon DW am 28/07/2021 um 05:21
[DW] On the face of it, President Saied's move to suspend the Tunisian parliament seems motivated by party politics. Above all, however, it stems from Tunisia's economic crisis, which has deeply split the country.
- Ghana: Anger and Fear As Bill Seeks to Criminalise LGBT+ Peoplevon Thomson Reuters Foundation am 28/07/2021 um 05:12
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -- Advocating for sexual minorities, sympathising or offering any assistance would be an offence punishable with up to 10 years in jail
- Africa: Violence Against Children Carries a Huge Cost - Governments Need to Act Urgentlyvon The Conversation Africa am 28/07/2021 um 05:03
[The Conversation Africa] Every day, millions of children experience violence in one form or another. It is a global problem that cuts across colour, class, educational status, income, ethnicity and origin.
- Nigeria: Central Bank Bans Forex Sales to Bureau De Change Operatorsvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 05:02
[Premium Times] The regulator will henceforth sell dollars and other foreign currencies directly to commercial banks, which have been mandated to sell to Nigerians.
- Nigeria: Bandits Keeping Islamiyya School Pupils in Poor Conditions - Freed Ransom Bearervon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 04:38
[Premium Times] The ransom bearer says the pupils are being kept by the bandits in poor conditions in 25 different camps.
- Nigeria: Bar Association's Sues Buhari, Communication Board Over Twitter Banvon Premium Times am 28/07/2021 um 04:36
[Premium Times] The NBA urges the court to set aside the Nigerian government's ban on the use of Twitter.
- Benin: Could Kidnapping for Ransom Open the Door to Terrorism in Benin?von ISS am 28/07/2021 um 04:30
[ISS] Fears are mounting that kidnapping for ransom could trigger terrorism in Benin. This is amid an already growing threat of violent extremism in the country. National authorities and local communities worry that kidnapping could exacerbate Benin's security challenges and provide an entry point for extremists operating nearby.
- Zimbabwe: Chief Justice Malaba Bounces Backvon New Zimbabwe am 27/07/2021 um 14:56
[New Zimbabwe] CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba Tuesday made a surprise return to office Tuesday as he presided over the swearing in of newly appointed Judge President Mary Zimba-Dube after a two-month hibernation following the controversy surrounding his tenure of office.
- Mozambique: Three More Containers of Stolen Timber Recoveredvon AIM am 27/07/2021 um 14:52
[AIM] Maputo -- The Cabo Delgado provincial attorney's office, in northern Mozambique, has announced the recovery of a further three containers of timber that had been exported illegally to China from the port of the provincial capital, Pemba, according to a report carried by the independent television station, STV.
- Southern Africa: Mozambican and Rwandan Forces Overrun Militant Basevon AIM am 27/07/2021 um 14:52
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambican and Rwandan troops have overrun one of the main bases of the islamist terrorist organization, operating in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, and known locally as "Al-Shabaab".
- Tunisia: AU Commission Closely Monitoring Situation in Tunisia, Says Moussa Faki Mahamatvon Tunis Afrique Presse am 27/07/2021 um 14:33
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat is closely monitoring the situation in Tunisia, a statement issued Tuesday reads.
- Central African Republic: CAR Must Impartially Investigate Bongboto Killings - UN Expertvon OHCHR am 27/07/2021 um 14:20
[OHCHR] Geneva -- "I deplore the killing of these individuals, and call for justice to be served for the victims and their families," said Yao Agbetse, UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic.
- Zimbabwe: From Little Things, Big Things Growvon ITC am 27/07/2021 um 14:17
[ITC] Smallholder farmers in Mashonaland East Province are working hard to harvest sugar snap and mange tout peas for export. The United Kingdom Trade Partnerships (UKTP) Programme in Zimbabwe is assisting 23 smallholder farmers from the Nyamakaira Irrigation Scheme in Macheke District. Fifteen have started to export peas to markets in the United Kingdom, France and Germany through Citycircle Pvt Ltd, the Lead Firm they are linked to under the project.
- Ethiopia: Somali Regional Govt Blames Afar for Violence, Demands Swift Response From Federal Govtvon Addis Standard am 27/07/2021 um 14:01
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Violence once again hit the border area between Afar and Somali regional states. Similar to previous incidents, contradicting narratives about the nature of clashes dominated the conversation over the weekend, with the Somali regional government accusing Afar Special Forces and a group it called 'Uguguma' for the violence and members of the Afar community dismissing the news as a propaganda.
- Swaziland: Two Eswatini Pro-Democracy MPs Charged Under Terrorism Lawvon Swazi Media am 27/07/2021 um 13:29
[Swazi Media] Two Swaziland (eSwatini) members of parliament have been charged under a terrorism law after speaking out for democracy in the kingdom.
- Zambia: Tackle Lead Poisoning at Former Minevon HRW am 27/07/2021 um 12:07
[HRW] Lusaka -- Zambia's next government should urgently clean up lead pollution that has affected the health of tens of thousands of children and adults in the city of Kabwe, six organizations said today, following the publication of a United Nations experts' letter on the issue.
- South Africa: In-Depth - SA Pharmacists Will Soon Be Able to Prescribe HIV Treatmentvon spotlight am 27/07/2021 um 11:10
[spotlight] South Africa is on the brink of allowing pharmacists holding the required permits to prescribe and initiate HIV medicines without people first having to get scripts from doctors or nurses.
- Africa: Continent Exceeds 6,5 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19von allAfrica am 27/07/2021 um 10:18
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of July 27 confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 6,502,260 while over 41,619,926 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
- South Africa/Zimbabwe: Willard Katsande Set for Kaizer Chiefs Exitvon New Zimbabwe am 27/07/2021 um 09:51
[New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors captain Willard Katsande is set to end his decade long career at South African Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs after the Soweto giants opted against offering him new contract ahead of the new season.
- Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Named in U.S.$500,000 Fraud Casevon New Zimbabwe am 27/07/2021 um 09:02
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's name was dropped in a in a botched deal which resulted in a Harare man losing US$488 000.
- Kenya: Police Should Not Arrest People Then Begin Investigations, Court Rulesvon Nation am 27/07/2021 um 08:48
[Nation] The High Court has warned the police against unlawful or arbitrary arrests of suspects as a starting point for investigations.