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- South Africa: SANEF Saddened to Learn of the Closure of New Framevon SANEF am 05/07/2022 um 15:07
[SANEF] The South African National Editors' Forum is saddened to learn that New Frame is closing its publication after the funder pulled the plug.
- Ethiopia: News Analysis - More Than 150 Reported Killed in "New Massacre" in West Oromia - PM Abiy Vows to "Pursue", "Eliminate" Oromo Armed Groupvon Addis Standard am 05/07/2022 um 14:31
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- More than 150 civilian members of Amhara community are reported to have been killed in what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said yesterday was a "new massacre" in Kellem Wollega environs, in western Oromia regional state. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed blamed the killings on "Shene group", government's reference of the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) and vowed to "eliminate" the group he called "a terrorist group."
- Kenya: Ganjanomics - Fact-Checking Kenyan Presidential Candidate George Wajackoyah's Marijuana Agendavon Africa Check am 05/07/2022 um 14:30
[Africa Check] Among other unconventional ideas, George Luchiri Wajackoyah says marijuana exports will solve Kenya's economic problems. But his economics of ganja don't add up - whether it's legal or not.
- Africa: Terrorism Affecting Socio-Economic Life of Some African Countries - National Security Ministervon Ghanaian Times am 05/07/2022 um 14:19
[Ghanaian Times] Some African countries are bearing the brunt of terrorism to the extent that it has affected social and economic life in those countries, Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of National Security, has said.
- Ethiopia: PM Abiy Reports 'New Massacre' of Oromia Civiliansvon allAfrica am 05/07/2022 um 14:19
[allAfrica] Harare -- As its federal and Tigray regional governments are finally gearing up for direct negotiations for peace, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has accused a rebel group of carrying out a "new massacre" of civilians in the western Oromia state.
- Ghana: 4 Teacher Unions Down Tools Nationwide ... Declare Strike to Press Home Demand for Colavon Ghanaian Times am 05/07/2022 um 14:17
[Ghanaian Times] Four teacher unions have declared an indefinite nationwide strike over government's inability to grant them their 20 per cent Cost of Living Allowance (COLA).
- South Africa: Cape Township Homes in the Dark As Technicians Fear for Their Safetyvon GroundUp am 05/07/2022 um 14:12
[GroundUp] Families in Philippi East, Cape Town, say they have been without electricity for nearly two months.
- Africa: Giving Malaria, Neglected Tropical Disease The Attention it Deserves Will End Preventable Sufferingvon allAfrica am 05/07/2022 um 11:25
[allAfrica] Johannebsurg -- During The Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) hosted by Rwanda, leaders reflected on the Kigali summit and made commitments to work towards ending the epidemic of malaria and NTDs by 2030, to recognise the Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases, and to call for the successful 7th replenishment of The Global Fund.
- Liberia: Meet the Liberian Police Inspector Working to End Sexual and Gender-Based Violencevon Spotlight Initiative am 05/07/2022 um 10:40
[Spotlight Initiative] Inspector Muna Meah is a Commander in the Liberia National Police Force. For the past seven years, she has investigated cases of violence against women and children and supported survivors to access the help they need. She is the county coordinator for the Women and Children's Social Protection Centre in Sanniquille, north-central Liberia.
- Zimbabwe: Reaping the Rewards of Recycling in Harare, Zimbabwevon MSF am 05/07/2022 um 09:29
[MSF] "It's not waste until you waste it!" reads the sign in front of the towering water tanks in the community of Stoneridge on the outskirts of Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. Here, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has developed a system that not only recycles food waste but also wastewater, which has had a meaningful impact on people's health.
- South Africa: Hundreds of Organisations Swear to Defend Constitutional Democracyvon GroundUp am 05/07/2022 um 09:10
[GroundUp] Gauteng meeting of activists condemns "corrupt forces in our society that are opposed to democratic rule"
- South Africa: Minister Praises Researchers Who Took Leading Roles in Collaborative ATLAS Experimentvon Govt of SA am 05/07/2022 um 08:57
[Govt of SA] Young South African researchers continue to benefit from the SA-CERN collaboration - 10 years since Higgs Boson discovery
- South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - July 5, 2022von allAfrica am 05/07/2022 um 08:42
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- Nigeria: Police Investigate Pastors in Suspected Kidnappingvon VOA am 05/07/2022 um 08:39
[VOA] Abuja -- An Ondo State police spokesperson, Funmilayo Odunlami, said police were talking with parents and relatives of the 77 rescued worshippers on Monday, trying to determine what happened at the church.
- Algeria: Colonial Past Still Haunts 60 Years After Independencevon RFI am 05/07/2022 um 07:56
[RFI] Algeria marks 60 years of independence from France on 5 July, but competing narratives over atrocities committed during more than a century of colonial rule still trigger bitter diplomatic tensions between Paris and Algiers.
- Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Declares End to Latest Ebola Outbreakvon UN News am 05/07/2022 um 07:50
[UN News] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of its 14th Ebola outbreak after less than three months, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
- Tunisia: Constitution Panel Boss Condemns President's Draftvon RFI am 05/07/2022 um 07:40
[RFI] The head of Tunisia's constitution committee has rejected a proposed new constitution put forward by the President, warning it could "pave the way for a disgraceful dictatorial regime".
- Burkina Faso: Dozens Die in Weekend Attacks in Northern Burkina Fasovon RFI am 05/07/2022 um 07:39
[RFI] Suspected jihadists killed at least 27 people in two separate attacks on villages in northern Burkina Faso at the weekend, according to local sources,.
- Gambia: Hague Court Collects Evidence Against Former Dictator Jammehvon Legalbrief am 05/07/2022 um 07:30
[Legalbrief] Former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the country with an iron fist for 22 years, is in touch with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in relation to allegations of human rights violations against him.
- Nigeria: Police Rescue Italian Catholic Priest in Edo, Two Others Still in Captivityvon Premium Times am 05/07/2022 um 07:20
[Premium Times] Three suspected kidnappers were killed during the rescue operation, the police said.
- Uganda: Where Menstrual Health and the Climate Crisis Meet - Safe Girl Reusable Pads #AfricaClimateHopevon allAfrica am 05/07/2022 um 07:12
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Catherine Nakayemba was just starting high school when her very first menstrual cycle came. She wasn't sure what was happening, and thought she might be sick. In the school bathroom, she used pages from a book to stop the blood from staining her school uniform. This is the experience that launched her quest for safe and dignified menstruation for young girls and women in rural Uganda.
- Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan Sacks Ports Director General, Names New Czarvon Daily News am 05/07/2022 um 06:57
[Daily News] President Samia Suluhu Hassan has revoked the appointment of Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) Director General, Mr Erick Hamis.
- Lesotho: Elections Due in October Despite Lack of Progress On Key Political Reformsvon The Conversation Africa am 05/07/2022 um 05:23
[The Conversation Africa] Lesotho is due to hold national elections in mid-October. The polls were expected to be held under a new constitutional regime resulting from a reform process that started in 2012. But, the process has not yielded much fruit.
- Africa: Do Humanitarian Agencies Help Refugees Become Independent? Evidence From Historyvon The Conversation Africa am 05/07/2022 um 05:22
[The Conversation Africa] When 5.3 million Ukrainians entered the EU between February and June 2022, alongside life-saving emergency assistance came similarly crucial support: the right to stay and work in the EU for up to three years. This arose out of the recognition that people deserve the chance to make a living in exile - and that doing so can benefit host countries as well.
- Kenya: Presidential Debate Set for July 26von Capital FM am 05/07/2022 um 05:21
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Presidential Debate will be held on July 26 ahead of the August 9 election.
- Ethiopia: At Long Last, Ethiopia Prepares for Peace Talksvon Crisis Group am 05/07/2022 um 05:20
[Crisis Group] Ethiopia's federal and Tigray regional governments are finally gearing up for direct negotiations. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert William Davison discusses why the feuding parties are edging toward peace and what the main obstacles are to achieving it.
- East Africa: Kagame Says War Not a Solution to DR Congo Crisisvon New Times am 05/07/2022 um 05:17
[New Times] DR Congo's problems are inherently political and can only be addressed through a political process, President Kagame has said.
- Kenya: Smuggled Ethanol Pours Revenue Down the Drainvon ISS am 05/07/2022 um 05:09
[ISS] Weak border controls, widespread corruption and vast ungoverned boundaries between countries make ethanol smuggling in East Africa easy.
- Africa: EU's Exclusionary Migration Policies Place People On the Move At Greater Riskvon IPS am 05/07/2022 um 05:05
[IPS] Brussels -- A mass attempt on June 24, 2022, of about 2000 African migrants to scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla left at least 37 people dead.
- Sudan: Military Withdraws From Negotiations, Calls for Serious Dialoguevon Dabanga am 05/07/2022 um 04:15
[Dabanga] Khartoum -- Chairman of the Sovereignty Council and the Commander-in-Chief of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan, announced that the military institution will not participate anymore in the current national negotiations.