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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania grab late win

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

Tanzania come from behind with a late goal to beat Equatorial Guinea in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba hit in South Africa church refuge scuffle

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

Thabo Makgoba was part of a group hoping to move foreign nationals who were camped out in the church.

Angola: Second Stage of Polio Vaccination Kicks Off

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The second stage of polio vaccination campaign is kicking off this Friday in five provinces of Angola, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Namibia: Senior Govt Official Accused of Rape

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[New Era] Windhoek -A 43-year-old senior official in the ministry of works has been accused of raping a 21-year-old woman, who is reportedly now pregnant. A case of rape has been opened against the suspect.

Mozambique: New Year Bonus Guaranteed, Pledges Nyusi

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi guaranteed on Thursday that the government will pay the traditional New Year bonus to all state employees in January.

Mozambique: Former President Guebuza Mentioned in Boustani Trial

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[AIM] Maputo -For the first time, the name of former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has appeared in the trial in New York of Jean Boustani, a senior sales executive of the Abu Dhabi-based group Privinvest, who is facing charges arising out of the scandal of Mozambique's "hidden debts".

Mozambique: Militants Murder Seven Fishermen in Cabo Delgado

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[AIM] Maputo -Terrorist groups murdered seven fishermen in attacks against three communities on Wednesday night in Palma district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report in Friday's issue of the independent newssheet "Carta de Mocambique".

Zimbabwe: Pokello's Visit to Warriors Camp Stirs Controversy

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[263Chat] Circulating pictures of the self appointed Queen of Swagger, Pokello Nare in the Warriors camp have stirred heated debate on social media with fans rebuking her of distracting players from training.

Mozambique: New Water System in Vanduzi Inaugurated

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Thursday that his government is determined to ensure that the public has access to clean drinking water in order to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases.

Zimbabwe: Former Zinara Boss Jailed

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[The Herald] Former Zinara Finance Director Simon Mudzingwa Taranhike has been jailed for 15 months after being found guilty of criminal abuse of office.

Southern Africa: Nyusi Inaugurates Rebuilt Beira-Zimbabwe Highway

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday inaugurated the rebuilt highway from the central port of Beira to the Zimbabwean border, a distance of 287 kilometres.

South Africa: Is Ramaphosa Still Kicking the ICC Can Down the Road?

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[ISS] The Cyril Ramaphosa administration seems to be keeping South Africa guessing - perhaps deliberately - about whether or not it intends to withdraw the country from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Francis Uzoho: Nigeria keeper says knee operation 'a success'

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

Nigeria international goalkeeper Francis Uzoho undergoes successful surgery after sustaining knee ligament damage last month.

Tanzania: Legislators Push for Solar Power Use to Curb Pollution

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Daily News] STUDIES conducted in Tanzania have shown that the country has a potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity through solar, the Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani, revealed on Thursday.

Kenya: Revealed - Why Nandi Sisters Eat Soap

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Nation] Initial tests done on two young women, whose appetite for soap has refused to die, have revealed that they are anaemic and are suffering from severe iron deficiency.

South Africa post office murderer given life for killing Uyinene Mrwetyana

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

The killing of student Uyinene Mrwetyana sparked protests about high levels of gender violence.

Canada refuses visas to over a dozen African AI researchers

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

Visa hassles made another AI conference move to Ethiopia, rather than deal with Canadian officials.

Kenya: Rights Groups Push for Safe Abortion

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Nation] Women advocacy groups from around the world have called upon governments to make safe abortion an agenda under maternal healthcare.

South Africa: Luyanda Botha Will Serve Life Behind Bars for Raping, Killing Uyinene Mrwetyana

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[News24Wire] Former post office worker Luyanda Botha will serve life in prison for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, in terms of a plea and sentencing agreement heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Viral rap song highlights Morocco monarchy taboo

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

A viral rap song has raised the taboo subject of the monarchy in Morocco, where insulting the king is a criminal offence.

Kenya: Kenyan Footballer Wins Global Football Award

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Nation] Kenyan international Johanna Omolo has won the prestigious Fifpro Merit Award for his community work in Dandora through his foundation. The award comes with a Sh2.5 million cash prize.

South Africa: Why Game Farms Are a Problem

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching - known locally as game farming. The result has been a rapid rise in areas enclosed by game fences and a high demand for wildlife. Animals are increasingly being traded privately and at wildlife auctions.

South Africa: Kwazulu-Natal Storms - 'Learners Not Writing Exams Should Stay Home'

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department has urged all pupils who were not writing matric or Grade 11 exams to stay at home on Friday owing to safety concerns following severe storms in the area.

Kenya: Kenyatta, Farmaajo Commit to Normalize Relations

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Mohamed Farmaajo Thursday evening recommitted to rally their respective administrations towards bringing normalcy in the Kenya-Somalia relations.

Tanzania: MP Pushes for Law Compelling Children to Take Care of Aging Parents

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Nairobi News] A Tanzanian lawmaker recently tickled Parliament after pushing for the enactment of law that will compel children to take care of their aging parents.

Nigeria: Man Presumed to Be Buhari Booed in London

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Premium Times] Over a dozen people gathered at the Abuja House in London to boo a Nigerian official they believed to be President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kenya: Nairobi Summit On ICPD25 - High-Level Commission to Drive Commitments

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[UNFPA] Nairobi, Kenya -The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action must be delivered in full if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, recognizing that women and girls remain the furthest behind.

Nigeria: Sowore Speaks From Custody, Says Buhari Out to Destroy Civic Space

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Premium Times] Detained social activist, publisher and politician, Omoyele Sowore, has spoken out from the custody of the State Security Service, telling PREMIUM TIMES he is being held as part of a grand scheme by the Buhari administration to shut down Nigeria's civic space.

Congo-Kinshasa: New Ebola Vaccine Enters Real-World Test Phase

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Deutsche Welle] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have started using a second vaccine to fight Ebola. The country is struggling to contain what is now the world's second-worst outbreak of the deadly virus on record.

Nigeria: Court Dismisses Rape Case Against Pastor Fatoyinbo

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Premium Times] A Nigerian judge has dismissed rape allegations against Biodun Fatoyinbo, a famous Abuja-based preacher of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly.

Rwanda: Kagame Sends Warning to Anyone Attempting to Destabilise the Country

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has sent a stern warning to those seeking to destabilise Rwanda saying that he was ready to raise the stakes to protect Rwandans.

Africa: Green Climate Fund Expands Support to More Than 100 Developing States

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -The Green Climate Fund, which provides finance for developing nations to tackle climate change, said on Thursday it had reached a milestone of backing action in more than 100 countries, after approving $408 million for new projects.

Uganda: Opposition Fights to Be Heard Amid Clampdown On Dissent

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Deutsche Welle] As Uganda moves closer to 2021 elections, the opposition has a tough fight ahead to loosen President Yoweri Museveni's three-decade hold on power.

Gabon: Wildlife-Loving Minister Seeks to Stamp Out Illegal Logging

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -Gabon's new environment minister, Lee White, a British-born conservationist, has vowed to fight illegal logging by strengthening governance of forests after a national scandal in which about 350 containers of rare kevazingo wood went missing.

East Africa: UN Gives Peace Efforts in Horn of Africa Thumbs Up

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[East African] The United Nations has stepped up efforts to secure peace and advance gender equality in the Horn of Africa.

Mozambique: An Unexpected Landslide, an Expected Crisis

From AllAfrica News: Latest. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

[African Arguments] Following its big election victory, Frelimo will continue to consolidate political and economic power to the detriment of most.

Africa's top shots: 8-14 November 2019

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 15, 2019.

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

'Boeing was at my father's funeral and I was not'

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 14, 2019.

Few victims' families were able to attend the covering over of the Ethiopian Airlines crash site.

How AS Roma helped find a missing Kenyan child

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 14, 2019.

When the Italian side signed Chris Smalling on loan, his arrival helped find a missing child.

Zimbabweans forced to choose between medicine and food

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 14, 2019.

The worst drought for 40 years is making the economic hardship worse - leaving people starving.

South Africa rugby stars strip off for cancer challenge

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 14, 2019.

South Africa's rugby world champions strip to their pants to raise awareness of testicular cancer.

Pascal Siakam: Toronto Raptors star & his unconventional path from Cameroon to NBA

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 14, 2019.

Pascal Siakam might have been a priest. Or a footballer. The path that led him to the NBA is not what you would call conventional.

The Eswatini teenage footballer on Real Madrid's radar

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 13, 2019.

18-year-old Leon Manyisa from Eswatini tells BBC Africa about doing trials for Real Madrid.

Libya: Migrant mother's dying wish to get children to Europe

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 13, 2019.

The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.

Paris tour shows how black people helped shape France

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 12, 2019.

Resistance fighters and anti-colonial writers, a Paris tour celebrates an alternative French history.

Kenya census: Why counting people can be controversial

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 11, 2019.

Kenya has released census population figures - but not everyone is happy to stand up and be counted.

Crystal Chigbu: The mum making prosthetic limbs for Nigerian children

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 11, 2019.

Crystal Chigbu was inspired to help children in need after her daughter's leg was amputated.

The black princess who 'took on a white world'

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 10, 2019.

The forgotten story of Princess Dinubolu, whose beauty ambitions shocked Edwardian Britain.

Egypt-Ethiopia row over River Nile dam

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 07, 2019.

At the heart of the dispute is which country has control over Africa's longest river.

From child freestyler in Guinea to Old Trafford

From BBC News - Africa. Published on Nov 06, 2019.

The journey of Guinea's Seydouba Soumah from 12-year-old freestyle footballer to playing against Manchester United.