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- Nigeria: Seven Years Since Chibok, the Government Fails to Protect Childrenby AI London on 14/04/2021 at 04:40
[AI London] Tens of thousands of children in Nigeria are missing out on their education because of the authorities' ongoing failure to protect schools, particularly in northern Nigeria, from attacks by insurgents and other armed groups, Amnesty International said today.
- South Africa: Rollout of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Temporarily Suspended - Health Ministerby Govt of SA on 14/04/2021 at 04:34
[Govt of SA] Statement by the Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, on the FDA's Temporary Suspension of Johnson and Johnson vaccine rollout in the United States.
- Nigeria: Trade Picks Up On Cameroon-Nigeria Border, Despite Boko Haramby VOA on 14/04/2021 at 04:34
[VOA] Amchide, Cameroon -- Officials in Cameroon and Nigeria say economic activity has gradually resumed along their border, despite the continued presence of the terrorist group Boko Haram. Markets have re-opened and border merchants say traveling near the border is safer thanks to a heavy presence of troops.
- Tanzania: Tanzania Has Completed Payment for Three New Planes, Says PMby Citizen on 13/04/2021 at 18:16
[Citizen] The government of Tanzania has on Tuesday April 13 said it has completed payments for the purchase of three new planes.
- Tanzania: Russia Suspends Regular Flights to Tanzania and Turkeyby Citizen on 13/04/2021 at 18:16
[Citizen] Russia's Government has on Monday announced the suspension of flights between Russia and Tanzania, with effect from April 15 to June 1, due to the status of the coronavirus pandemic.
- West Africa: African Futurism Through Sahel Soundsby New Frame on 13/04/2021 at 16:01
[New Frame] Through DIY technology and a futuristic use of cellphones that is particular to Africa, the Sahel Sounds label has released roughly 60 albums in the past 10 years.
- South Africa: Ex President Zuma to Pay Up as Court Rules State Will Not Pay Legal Fees for Graft Caseby Daily Maverick on 13/04/2021 at 15:25
[Daily Maverick] Former president Jacob Zuma suffered a blow in court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed his appeal against a judgment which ruled the state is not liable for his legal fees, which so far are estimated at over R16-million, and which will now need to be reimbursed.
- Africa: Six Reasons Why a Healthy Environment Should Be a Human Rightby UNEP on 13/04/2021 at 14:56
[UNEP] At least 155 states recognize their citizens have the right to live in a healthy environment, either through national legislation or international accords, like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- Chad: Chad Awaits Presidential Election Resultby DW on 13/04/2021 at 14:27
[DW] Votes are being counted in Chad's presidential election, which is widely expected to give incumbent Idris Deby a sixth term.
- Zimbabwe/South Africa: Pitso Mosimane Praises Kaitano Tembo After South Africa PSL Milestoneby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 12:45
[New Zimbabwe] Respected South African coach Pitso Mosimane has showered praises at Kaitano Tembo after the former Zimbabwe international recently reached a century of matches in charge at South African topflight club SuperSport United.
- Zimbabwe: Rwandan Refugees in Zimbabwe Seek Resettlementby East African on 13/04/2021 at 12:15
[East African] A group of Rwandan refugees living in Zimbabwe are refusing to be repatriated, five years after losing their refugee status.
- Seychelles: Former President of Seychelles Joins Group Asking Us to Lift Vaccine Patent Rulesby Seychelles News Agency on 13/04/2021 at 12:13
[Seychelles News Agency] Former President of Seychelles, James Michel, joined other former world leaders of the Club de Madrid in addressing a letter to U.S President Joe Biden to consider giving support for a temporary suspension on patent rules for COVID-19 vaccines.
- Zimbabwe: Four MDC Alliance Activists Denied Bail for Disorderly Conductby New Zimbabwe on 13/04/2021 at 12:10
[New Zimbabwe] Four MDC Alliance activists, arrested last week on allegations of engaging in disorderly conduct were this Monday denied bail by Harare Magistrate Richard Mangosi.
- Africa: Encouraging Microbes to Work for Usby FAO on 13/04/2021 at 12:09
[FAO] FAO experts are helping expand microbiome science across the spectrum, from nutrition to ecosystems
- Rwanda: Kagame Rallies Leaders on Vaccine Manufacturingby New Times on 13/04/2021 at 09:39
[New Times] Kagame highlighted that there is a company that is capable of this technique, citing that it is ready and willing just as Moderna and Pfizer have been doing.
- Kenya: Shortage of Popular Covid-19 Gargling 'Remedy' Solution Hits the Countryby Nation on 13/04/2021 at 09:38
[Nation] The world breathed a collective sigh of relief late last year when British researchers said that over-the-counter mouthwashes could kill coronavirus.
- South Sudan: Traders Pay the Price for Highway Attacksby East African on 13/04/2021 at 09:18
[East African] South Sudanese traders are paying the price of storage, and more transportation charges, days after Kenyan and Uganda truck drivers protested over highway attacks.
- Kenya: Hospitality Industry Gasps for Breath Under Current Lockdownby Nation on 13/04/2021 at 09:17
[Nation] Kenya has time and again proven to be a resilient economy. Last year, we witnessed locust invasions, heavy rains, floods followed by an absence of rains in agrarian lands.
- East Africa: Rwanda Tops Region, Takes Bulk of U.S.$142 Million IMF Debt Reliefby East African on 13/04/2021 at 09:12
[East African] Countries in the region led by Rwanda and Tanzania are drawing benefits from over $142.7 million in debt relief from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
- Africa: Ramaphosa Calls for African Medical Supplies Manufacturing Facilityby SAnews.gov.za on 13/04/2021 at 09:10
[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the continent needs to build a vibrant and innovative African medical supplies manufacturing capability that meets the health needs of the continent's people.
- Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi in Full Control of New Govt - Officialby Capital FM on 13/04/2021 at 07:45
[Capital FM] Kinshasa -- Felix Tshisekedi, president of the DR Congo, is in full control of a new government unveiled Monday following a four-month power struggle with his predecessor Joseph Kabila, an official announcement indicated.
- Somalia: How Climate Insecurity Could Trigger More Conflictby The Conversation Africa on 13/04/2021 at 07:31
[The Conversation Africa] Climate change effects such as droughts, flash floods, erratic rainfall, disruption to the monsoon seasons, strong winds, cyclones, sandstorms, dust storms and increased temperature are being experienced across Somalia. These effects are affecting livelihoods, and contributing to local grievances and community tensions.
- Africa: Twitter Explores Opening an Office in Ghanaby Vanguard on 13/04/2021 at 06:25
[Vanguard] The Nigerian and Ghanian Twittersphere has been set abuzz over the announcement of the choice of Ghana as headquarters of the microblogging platform.
- Nigeria: As Buhari Takes 'Short Rest' in London, Nigeria Not At Restby Premium Times on 13/04/2021 at 06:15
[Premium Times] President Buhari flew to London to see his doctor just before resident doctors in Nigeria went on strike over unpaid allowances
- Congo-Kinshasa: President Félix Tshisekedi Names Cabinetby Nation on 13/04/2021 at 05:39
[Nation] DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi has named a new cabinet, two months after the appointment of Prime Minister Sama Lukonde.
- Africa: Experts Urge Local Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturingby VOA on 13/04/2021 at 05:19
[VOA] Johannesburg -- Africa is lagging in vaccinating its people against the COVID-19 disease, and continental heads of state and international health officials say vaccine manufacturing must come to Africa in earnest to combat both the illness and future health emergencies.
- Somalia: Lower House of Parliament Extends President's Term, Upper House Disagreesby VOA on 13/04/2021 at 05:16
[VOA] Mogadishu -- Somali politics were thrown into a state of confusion Monday as the two houses of parliament clashed on the status of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The lower house of parliament voted to extend the term of the president and his government by two years, while the upper house said the move was unconstitutional.
- Nigeria: Doctors Threaten to Resume Strike If Demands Are Not Metby This Day on 13/04/2021 at 05:07
[This Day] The members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have asked the federal government to honour its agreement with the union.
- Central Africa: Great Lakes Region 'On the Right Track' to Tackling Challenges - UN Envoyby UN News on 13/04/2021 at 05:07
[UN News] Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries in Africa's Great Lakes region are "on the right track", with leaders pushing forward on political, security and economic cooperation, UN Special Envoy Huang Xia told the Security Council on Monday.
- Nigeria: Why Death From Pneumonia Is Higher in Poor Households - Officialby Premium Times on 13/04/2021 at 04:51
[Premium Times] Save the Children International Nigeria says lack of oxygen in hospitals is fueling death from pneumonia among poor Nigerians