East Africa

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  • Africa: Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start April 18, 2021
    [DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.
  • Somalia: How How the President's Term Was Extended April 18, 2021
    [The Conversation Africa] Somalia's president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has extended his stay in office for two years. His four-year term expired after the country postponed its presidential and parliamentary elections - which were scheduled for February 8, 2021 - indefinitely.
  • Somalia: President Farmaajo Seeks to Pacify Western Donors, Partners After Contentious Term Extension April 18, 2021
    [East African] Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia faces a daunting task of taking over the nation's security operations at a time when the country's donors and some federal states are not happy with the decision of the Lower House of parliament to extend their term and that of the president.
  • Somalia: Time to Craft a Long-Term Plan for a Democratic Future April 18, 2021
    [East African] Mogadishu is back in the news this week for the potentially transformative move by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as Farmaajo, to break a draining political deadlock. On April 12, the Lower House of Somalia's bicameral parliament, passed a resolution extending its own and Farmaajo's tenure by another two years, catching the […]
  • Uganda: IGP Promotes Over 3,000 Officers April 18, 2021
    [Monitor] The Inspector General of Police, Mr Martins Okoth Ochola, has promoted 3,097 police officers.

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South Africa

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  • Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start April 18, 2021
    [DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.
  • Mozambique Bans Poultry Imports From South Africa April 16, 2021
    [AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government announced on Thursday that it has banned the import of live birds (domestic and wild), as well as bird meat, feathers and eggs from South Africa due to an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in South Africa.
  • Life Sentence for Murder and Robbery Accused April 16, 2021
    [SAPS] On Friday, 16 April 2021 a 42-year-old murder and robbery accused, Themba Sindaphi was sentenced in the Grahamstown High Court.
  • Suspect in Court for Possession of Stolen Property April 16, 2021
    [SAPS] A 33-year-old, Brain Khandemiri, appeared before Swartruggens Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 15 April 2021, after being arrested by Swartruggens Police Officials. Khandemiri was spotted hitch-hiking by police officials who were patrolling the N4 on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, at about 3:00. He was carrying a black suspicious school bag and was violating the lockdown […]
  • Police Made a Breakthrough in Mob Justice Murders April 16, 2021
    [SAPS] The 72-hour activation plan ordered by the Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga yielded positive results as it led to the arrest of four male suspects believed to be involved in the gruesome murder of seven people at Zingqolweni Locality, on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, in Ladyfrere.

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