East Africa

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West Africa

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  • West Africa: In 20 Years, Will Five Arid Nations Be a Sahelistan or a Desert Rose? December 5, 2019
    [allAfrica] Cape Town -The Sahel region faces crises across multiple fronts, including the accelerated impact of climate change, rapid population growth, extreme poverty and underdevelopment. As these challenges intensify, international attention on Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger has increased, largely owing to the spread of violent extremism and use of the region as […]
  • Gambia: GDF Defer IDD Celebrations Due to 3 Years 'Jotna' December 5, 2019
    [Foroyaa] Modou A.F. Bahoum, the newly appointed Executive Director of the Gambia Federation of the Disable (GFD), has disclosed that their federation has decided to defer the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities because of the threats of the 'three years 'Jotna' protesters.
  • Gambia: Victim Says His Son Died in His Absence December 5, 2019
    [Foroyaa] A victim of the 2009 witch hunting exercise on Wednesday told the Commission his son, who was sick at the time he was captured by witch hunters and soldiers, died while he was held in captivity.
  • Gambia: Alkalo of Barra Testifies On His Victimization By Witch-Hunters December 5, 2019
    [Foroyaa] Alagie Babucarr Faye, the alkalo of Barra on Tuesday, 3rd December appeared before the TRRC to testify on his victimization by witch-hunters in 2009.
  • Gambia: 'Tostan' Holds Inter-Zonal Meeting in Sutukoba December 5, 2019
    [Foroyaa] 'Tostan' Gambia on Sunday December 1st 2019 held inter-zonal meeting in Sutukoba in Wuli East Constituency.

South Africa

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  • Cannabis Lab Owner Denied Bail December 5, 2019
    [SAPS] Bail application of the alleged cannabis lab owner Russell De Beer (48) was successfully opposed by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation on 29 November 2019 at the Brits Magistrate's Court.
  • Fraudster Arrested in the Act in Kimberley December 5, 2019
    [SAPS] An alleged fraudster was arrested in the act by community and police in the Kimberley Central Business District. On Wednesday, 04 December 2019 at about 17:00, three females allegedly impersonated staff at two well-known retail outlets in Kimberley. Police sends out a warning to the public to be aware of these females dressed in […]
  • Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery At Police Station December 5, 2019
    [SAPS] Two suspects aged 30 and 42 years old are expected to appear in the Barkley West Magistrate Court on Friday for the alleged armed robbery at the Windsorton police station on the 2nd October 2019.
  • Drug Dealer Held in Calvinia December 5, 2019
    [SAPS] A joint operation between Calvinia SAPS and Crime Intelligence yielded positive fruits when a drug dealer was brought to book.
  • Minister Aaron Motsoaledi Engages Contralesa On Marriage Policy, 6 Dec December 5, 2019
    [Govt of SA] Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, is scheduled to interact with the leadership of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (CONTRALESA) on marriage policy. This engagement is part of the dialogue with key stakeholders in the country on the development of a new marriage policy which will form the drafting […]

North Africa

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  • Egypt: Egypt Continues Biggest Wave of Arrests of Journalists Since 2014 December 5, 2019
    [RSF] The list of journalists arrested in Egypt since the start of a wave of anti-government protests in September keeps on getting longer, with four more arrests in the past ten days. This is the biggest crackdown on media personnel since the protests that followed Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's takeover as president in 2014, Reporters […]
  • Egypt: Egypt, Ethiopia Close Ranks in Nile Dam Talks December 5, 2019
    [East African] Technical teams seeking to end the conflict over Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam along the river Nile appeared headed for a major breakthrough as the second round of talks progressed in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday.
  • Libya: France Drops Plan to Give Boats to Libya December 5, 2019
    [HRW] France's decision last week to withdraw its offer of six boats to the Libyan Coast Guard is good news, as Libya could have used this "gift" to subject even more migrants and refugees to serious abuses in Libya.
  • Kenya: Algeria Latest to Back Kenya's Bid for UN Security Council Seat December 5, 2019
    [Nation] Algeria is the latest African country to declare support for Kenya's candidature for the non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council.
  • Kenya: Algeria Backs Kenya's Bid for the UN Security Council Seat December 5, 2019
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Algeria on Wednesday became the latest African country to declare its support for Kenya's candidature for the non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in the election slated for June next year.

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Ethiopia

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  • Egypt, Ethiopia Close Ranks in Nile Dam Talks December 5, 2019
    [East African] Technical teams seeking to end the conflict over Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam along the river Nile appeared headed for a major breakthrough as the second round of talks progressed in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday.
  • Sudan and Ethiopia Lead in FGM Prevalence December 5, 2019
    [Nation] Sudan has the highest Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevalence in Africa, according to the latest survey by 28 Too Many, a values-based charity working to end the vice in Africa.
  • Awash Lowers Lending Rates in Face of NBE Bill Removal December 4, 2019
    [Addis Fortune] The revised lending interest rates were lowered by 0.5 to 4.5 percentage points
  • Disentangle Institutionalisation of Power From Executive Meddling December 4, 2019
    [Addis Fortune] Finally, officials at the central bank acted upon repealing one of the most controversial policies of an activist state. Two weeks ago, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) announced the lifting of the 27pc bond private banks were mandated to buy, forcing them to rechannel resources they mobilised to sectors in the economy […]
  • Central Bank Opens Treasury Bill Market December 4, 2019
    [Addis Fortune] As of next month, interested individuals and financial institutions can buy treasury bills from the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) through an auction.