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- Nigeria: In Farewell Broadcast, Buhari Says 2023 Elections Credible, Transparenton 28/05/2023 at 09:18
[Premium Times] "I am leaving behind an electoral process which guarantees that votes count, results are credible, elections are fair and transparent and the influence of money in politics reduced to the barest minimum, and Nigerians can elect leaders of their choice."
- Somalia: Somali Leaders Reach Landmark Political Agreementby [email protected] (VOA) on 28/05/2023 at 09:16
[VOA] Washington -- Somalia's political leaders have agreed to reshape the country's political system after four days of meetings in the capital, Mogadishu.
- Somalia: U.S. Conducts Air Strike On Al-Shabab in Somaliaby [email protected] (VOA) on 28/05/2023 at 09:15
[VOA] The United States conducted an airstrike on al-Shabab militants Friday in Somalia, according to U.S. Africa Command.
- Africa: Being Queer in Africa - the State of LGBTIQ+ Rights Across the Continenton 28/05/2023 at 09:14
[The Conversation Africa] In recent years several African countries have decriminalised same-sex relationships. But they're not representative of the continent. In fact, queer rights at times appear to be eroding in much of the continent, with Kenya and Uganda most recently in the news for harsh laws and violence against members of the LGBTIQ+ community. We asked sociologist and queer studies scholar Zethu Matebeni five questions.
- South Africa: Cholera Claims 24 Lives As It Spreads to the Free Stateby [email protected] (Scrolla) on 28/05/2023 at 09:13
[Scrolla] The Department of Health has announced that the number of deaths related to the cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal, north of Tshwane, has risen to 24.
- Africa: Sisi to AU Peace & Security Council - Sudan's Stability to Positively Affect Entire Regionon 27/05/2023 at 17:44
[Egypt Online] Sudan's stability and unity of lands as well as the coherence of its institutionswill have a positive effect not only on the Sudanese people, but also on the entire region, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said.
- Ethiopia: Injuries, Deaths Follow Police Crackdown Against Protest by Muslims in Addis Ababaon 27/05/2023 at 16:29
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs of Ethiopia, Sheikh Hajj Ibrahim Tufa, and the leaders of the Majlis visited injured victims at the Black Lion Hospital this morning.
- Kenya: Kenya's GMO Plans Disrupted, but Ethiopia Pushes Forward With Testingon 27/05/2023 at 16:26
[Reporter] The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for human consumption has faced a setback as the appellate court ruled the move is contrary to the public interest. The appellate court declined the government's appeal until the interests of the public are heard.
- West Africa: Trafficking in the Sahel - Killer Cough Syrup and Fake Medicineon 27/05/2023 at 16:24
[UN News] In the summer of 2022, 70 Gambian babies and young children died from kidney failure after ingesting cough syrup spooned out by their caregivers. The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a global alert that four tainted paediatric products had originated in India, as local health authorities continue to investigate how this tragedy unfolded.
- Tunisia: Over Three Million Tunisians Face Food Insecurity Threaton 27/05/2023 at 16:23
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- Over 3 million Tunisians are faced with the threat of food insecurity, said President of the Tunisian Centre for Global Security Studies (French: CTESG) Ezzedine Zayani.
- Kenya: Three Mombasa Startups Awarded U.S.$50,000 for Innovative Solutions in Plastic Pollutionon 27/05/2023 at 16:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Three startups in Mombasa county have been awarded $50,000 (Sh7.2 million) for their unique innovations designed to curb plastic pollution in the coastal region.
- Congo-Kinshasa: More Questions About the 'Accident' That Got a Minister Pregnanton 27/05/2023 at 16:07
[Vanguard] Anyone who tells you that social media is not the highest invader of people's privacy, isn't being entirely truthful.
- Tanzania: Massive Land Survey in Offingon 27/05/2023 at 10:42
[Daily News] Dodoma -- MINISTRY of Land, Housing and Human Settlement Development has assured Members of Parliament of its commitment to end land disputes by surveying the entire land of the country and encourage its proper use.
- Nigeria: Nigerians Applaud, Condemn Buhari's Performance in Officeon 27/05/2023 at 10:35
[Vanguard] Some Nigerians have expressed divergent opinions on the performance of President Muhammad Buhari's administration in the last eight, with some commending his achievements and others describing some of his policies as disastrous.
- Zimbabwe: After Three Outbreaks, Zimbabwe Is On High Alert to Curtail Choleraon 27/05/2023 at 10:26
[New Zimbabwe] Haunted by memories of epidemics past and bordered by outbreaks, Zimbabwe is bracing for the deadly, but preventable, infection.
- Nigeria: Terrorists Kill 22 Farmers in Zamfaraon 27/05/2023 at 10:24
[This Day] Katsina -- Gunmen suspected to be terrorists have massacred no fewer than 22 farmers in Gidan-Goga community in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
- Kenya: Free Wi-Fi Will Boost E-Commerce, Spur Jobs Creation, President Rutoon 27/05/2023 at 10:24
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Government is committed to delivering 25,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots across the country.
- Botswana: Botswana President Launches Another Attack Against De Beersby [email protected] (VOA) on 27/05/2023 at 10:23
[VOA] Gaborone -- Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has again criticized a 54-year-old partnership with world-leading diamond producer De Beers, saying his country will not back down on demands for an improved deal.
- Sudan: Vital Humanitarian Activities in Parts of Sudan May Grind to a Halton 27/05/2023 at 10:18
[MSF] Dr Ahmed Abd-elrahman is a Sudanese doctor who has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for more than 17 years, including in Somalia, Pakistan and Libya. He is currently working as MSF director of operations in Brussels, and is directly supporting MSF teams in Sudan.
- Somalia: Is a Peaceful Somalia Possible? Alternatives to Total War On Al-Shabaabon 26/05/2023 at 17:02
[African Arguments] Debating Ideas aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African continent and beyond. It offers debates and engagements, contexts and controversies, and reviews and responses flowing from the African Arguments books.
- Somalia: Insurgents Raid African Union Army Baseon 26/05/2023 at 17:01
[DW] The death toll from the attack on the garrison, southwest of the capital Mogadishu, has not yet been confirmed. But a Somali military commander said both sides suffered large casualties.
- Zimbabwe: How Long Can Zimbabwe Go With FIFA Suspension in Place?on 26/05/2023 at 15:07
[allAfrica] Harare -- Football is the most popular sport in Zimbabwe although, in recent years, supporters have lost interest in the national league, primarily as a result of the underwhelming performances of the clubs that have the most support, with younger, smaller clubs predominating.
- Mali: Six Months After Mali Banned French Funding for NGOs, How Are Aid Groups Coping?on 26/05/2023 at 14:18
[RFI] Six months after Mali's interim authorities decided to block all French public funding for non-governmental organisations operating in the country, RFI spoke to workers on the ground about how they are managing.
- Somalia: Al-Shabaab Storms AU Peacekeeper Base in Southern Somaliaby [email protected] (VOA) on 26/05/2023 at 14:15
[VOA] Officials in Somalia say Al-Shabab militants early Friday stormed a military base manned by African Union forces from Uganda, multiple sources said.
- Africa: Africa's Largest Polio Vaccination Drive Since 2020 Targets 21 Million Childrenon 26/05/2023 at 14:14
[WHO-AFRO] Brazzaville -- Africa's largest polio vaccination campaign since 2020 kicks off today in three West and Central African countries, in a combined effort by national health authorities to immunise a total 21 million children under the age of five.
- Lesotho: Prime Minister Matekane Must Deliver On Promise of 'Realization of Human Rights' - Amnestyon 26/05/2023 at 14:12
[AI London] Lesotho Prime Minister Sam Matekane must move swiftly to honour his promise to ensure the "realization of human rights", including tackling entrenched impunity for violations such as torture and killings by members of the security forces, Amnesty International said today.
- Uganda: Al Shabaab Militants Mount Deadly Attack On UPDF Base in Somaliaon 26/05/2023 at 14:12
[Nile Post] Al Shabaab jihadists have stormed an African Union Transition Mission in Somalia(ATMIS) base housing Ugandan troops triggering a fierce firefight, reports from Somalia indicate.
- Liberia: President Weah Bent On Axing Tenured Positionsby [email protected] (Observer) on 26/05/2023 at 14:07
[Observer] President George Weah has renewed his push for the 54th Legislature to approve a bill calling for the cancellation of tenured positions within the Executive.
- South Africa: 'A Growing Swamp' - Dysfunction and Corruption Threaten SA's Universitieson 26/05/2023 at 14:06
[UCT] The politicisation of top governance in South African universities is an entrée to corruption, and if left unchecked, the "growing swamp" will destroy higher education and snuff out the lamp of learning for generations to come, said Distinguished Professor Jonathan Jansen.
- South Africa: Govt Calls for National Dialogue on Dysfunctional Coalitions - South African News Briefs - May 26, 2023on 26/05/2023 at 06:00