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- Libya: World Leaders Agree to Back Away From Interference in Country's Affairs am 20/01/2020 um 06:06
[VOA] World leaders agreed Sunday to respect an arms embargo and back off from interfering in Libya, where forces from two rival governments are fighting for power.
- Rwanda: Rwanda Set to Get First Powdered Milk Factory am 20/01/2020 um 05:41
[New Times] Rwanda's livestock subsector is expected to get a major boost and dairy farmers get a ready market for their produce, thanks to the construction of a factory that will be making powdered milk.
- Angola: How Africa's Richest Woman Used Family Ties, Shell Companies, Inside Deals to Build Empire am 20/01/2020 um 05:15
[Premium Times] She spun a story the world wanted to believe: a self-made billionaire who had risen in a male-dominated business world in an African country ravaged by civil war and poverty.
- Libya: Haftar Loyalists Block Oil Exports Amid Ceasefire am 20/01/2020 um 04:34
[Deutsche Welle] The national oil company says crude output will drop by two-thirds and warned the militants were costing the Libyan people $55 million a day. The blockade came on the eve of a major peace conference in Berlin.
- East Africa: Lapsset Project Adopted By AU in Move to Boost Continent's Free Trade Area am 20/01/2020 um 04:32
[East African] Kenya's mega Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Programme has been adopted as an African Union project and redesigned to link the Lamu port on the eastern African Coast of the Indian Ocean to Douala port in the western Africa Atlantic Ocean.
- West Africa: States Mired in Controversy Over 'Eco' Currency am 20/01/2020 um 04:29
[Deutsche Welle] Anglophone ECOWAS members have criticized plans by the bloc's French-speaking states to change the CFA franc's name to 'Eco'. ECOWAS had planned to launch a common currency under the same name in 2020.
- Nigeria: 17 Soldiers Killed, Several Abducted in Battle With Boko Haram am 19/01/2020 um 22:56
[This Day] Maiduguri -Not less than 17 soldiers were killed in confrontations between the military and Boko Haram insurgents along Bama-Gwoza road weekend.
- South Africa: Uganda Airlines All Set to Fly to Johannesburg Soon am 19/01/2020 um 22:54
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda's national carrier, Uganda Airlines, has made it official that it will unveil direct flights to Johannesburg, South Africa, soon.
- Rwanda: Kagame to Attend UK-Africa Investment Summit am 19/01/2020 um 22:52
[New Times] President Paul Kagame is expected in London for the UK-Africa Investment Summit that starts on Monday, which will be hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
- East Africa: Spotlight On Govts' Crackdown On Rights, Freedoms am 19/01/2020 um 22:48
[East African] From Lamu to Ngorongoro to Kaboong, East African governments are in the international spotlight for human rights violations, even as serious questions over resolve to deal with past injustices come to the fore.
- Sudan: Prime Minister Calls for Unity As Khartoum Quells Military Revolt am 19/01/2020 um 22:43
[East African] Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok says he is confident in the country's military even after a rebellion this past week at the General Intelligence Service (GIS) headquarters by soldiers associated with former leader Omar al-Bashir.
- East Africa: Uganda-Kenya Milk War Boils Over With No End in Sight to Regional Trade Tiffs am 19/01/2020 um 22:06
[East African] The escalating trade dispute between Kenya and Uganda over milk exports, is just one of many facing all EAC partner states and underlines critical gaps in the regional integration project that could potentially harm the economies.
- Tanzania: Attacks On Children On Rise - Police Boss am 19/01/2020 um 21:57
[Daily News] With cases of violence against children escalating in the country, authorities in Kagera Region are investigating incidents in which three children were killed in different incidents, including a two year old boy who accidentally relieved himself on his bed while sleeping and was later killed.
- Nigeria: Homeless Children Threat to National Security, Group Warns am 19/01/2020 um 21:44
[This Day] An Ibadan-based humanitarian and philanthropic organisarion, Adunbarin has raised the alarm over security implications of abandoned and home-less children, warning that they could be potential supply source of personnel for banditry, armed robberies and insurgency.
- Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Is Archbishop of Machete-Wielding Gangs - Opposition am 19/01/2020 um 21:32
[New Zimbabwe] The MDC has fired at President Emmerson Mnangagwa, describing the Zanu PF leader as the archbishop of the notorious machete wielding gangs commonly referred to as Mashurugwi.
- Zimbabwe: Parirenyatwa's Staff Woes Persist Despite Junior Doctors' Return am 19/01/2020 um 21:30
[New Zimbabwe] Parirenyatwa Hospital, the largest referral medical centre in Zimbabwe, is still operating below its normal capacity despite the return of striking junior doctors to their workstations.
- Zimbabwe: Opposition Politician Gutu Denies Plans to Join Ruling Party am 19/01/2020 um 21:29
[New Zimbabwe] Obert Gutu, who resigned Saturday as Vice President of the MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe, has dismissed as false, claims that he has ditched the MDC breakaway group to join Zanu PF.
- Zimbabwe: Live Streaming Court Trials Will Bring Transparency - Lawyers am 19/01/2020 um 21:27
[New Zimbabwe] The Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has welcomed the Judiciary's pledges to live-stream court proceedings in cases of public interest, saying this brings transparency and also allows ordinary citizens to understand how the law works.
- Zimbabwe: Police Allow Chamisa to Launch MDC's Agenda 2020 am 19/01/2020 um 21:04
[New Zimbabwe] Police Sunday afternoon allowed MDC President Nelson Chamisa to launch his much anticipated State of the Nation Agenda (SONA) 2020 mini-rally at Stodart Hall in Mbare, Harare Tuesday.
- Nigeria: Minister Appoints Daughter as Special Assistant am 19/01/2020 um 21:01
[Premium Times] The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, has appointed one of her daughters, Violet Osunde, as a special assistant in her office. It is not clear if the minister's action violated any law, but critics including academics and lawyers said it suggests nepotism and could be a breach of her oath of office. Until her appointment in November, Mrs Osunde was a senior executive assistant with the National Databank Management Department of the National Pension Commission. Mrs Osunde, a
- Sudan: Tawer Lauds Sudanese-German Relations am 19/01/2020 um 20:53
[SNA] Khartoum -Member of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Prof. Siddig Tawer, has lauded the historical relations between Sudan and Germany.
- East Africa: Wind May Blow Locusts Away From Kenya's Bread Basket - UN am 19/01/2020 um 20:48
[Nation] The armies of locusts which have been ravaging parts of Kenya for the last three weeks may not march through the breadbasket counties, after all, a forecast by the United Nations shows.
- Zimbabwe: 16 Killed in Bus, Haulage Truck Collision am 19/01/2020 um 20:46
[The Herald] The number of people who died near Shamu village yesterday in a road accident involving a General Bande bus and a haulage truck has risen to 16 after two more people died in hospital.
- Nigeria: Sanitary Pads Exempted From VAT Hike am 19/01/2020 um 20:41
[Vanguard] The Federal Government has listed the sanitary pads among the 20 basic food items exempted from the new Valued Added Tax (VAT) increase expected to take effect from February.
- Uganda: Can Uganda Ever Have Free, Fair Presidential Polls? am 19/01/2020 um 20:33
[Monitor] The 2021 general election, the eighth for the country, is at hand, but questions remain whether it will be any better than previous ones.
- Nigeria: Govt Disburses U.S.$394 Million to Fund Primary Education in 4 Years am 19/01/2020 um 16:29
[Vanguard] Between 2015 and 2018, the federal government disbursed the sum of N142.6 billion to states governments and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for successful implementation of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC.
- Zimbabwe: Solar-Powered Water Pumps for Kariba Villagers am 19/01/2020 um 16:23
[The Herald] Villagers in Nyaminyami area of Kariba district will be getting water for four irrigation schemes from solar-powered pumps.
- Kenya: Ruto Woos Kalonzo in Search of New Allies am 19/01/2020 um 16:14
[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday stepped up his efforts to woo former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka into his camp, as he seeks new alliances to stay in the game at a time when formations for the 2022 General Election are shaping up.
- Zimbabwe: Property Destroyed, Chickens Swept Away As Floods Hit Hwange am 19/01/2020 um 16:12
[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -Residents here were left counting their loses after their property was destroyed by a rain storm which also swept away their chickens and other domestic animals.
- Somalia: UAE Condemns Attack That Left Four Dead am 19/01/2020 um 11:44
[Shabelle] The UAE has strongly condemned the bomb attack in Somalia that claimed several lives and left many injured.