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Central African Republic: UN - Combating Impunity Necessary for Reconciliation

8 hours 18 min ago
[VOA] Geneva -- A U.N. investigator warns violence will increase and national reconciliation in the Central African Republic will remain elusive as long as the country has persistent corruption and impunity.

Africa: Africa Democracy Summit Calls On Leaders to Respect Term Limits

8 hours 35 min ago
[VOA] Gaborone -- Botswana is hosting an international meeting aimed at strengthening democracy and adherence to constitutions in Africa. Participants are calling on African militaries and leaders to respect term limits after several recent coups and efforts to extend time in power.

Africa: Africans Make Up a Tiny Portion of Genomics Data - Why There's an Urgent Need for Change

8 hours 45 min ago
[The Conversation Africa] A group of Nigerian scientists, in conjunction with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, established the Noncommunicable Diseases Genetic Heritage Study consortium in February 2020. The aim is to produce a comprehensive catalogue of human genetic variation in Nigeria and assess the burden of noncommunicable diseases in 100,000 adults in the country. The Conversation Africa asked genetic epidemiologist Segun Fatumo, one of the leaders of the consortium, to explain what they are doing and why.

Egypt: Flawed Investigation Into Death in Custody

9 hours 4 min ago
[HRW] Beirut -- Missed Opportunity for Justice

Nigeria: UK Court Blocks Nigeria From Appealing Ruling On OPL 245 Deal - Report

9 hours 10 min ago
[Vanguard] The UK high court of justice has blocked the Federal Government from appealing last month's ruling dismissing a $1.7 billion (£1.4 billion) claim against JP Morgan Chase Bank over the transfer of proceeds from the sale of OPL 245 in 2011.

Uganda: Museveni Appoints New Uganda Airlines CEO

9 hours 18 min ago
[Nile Post] President Museveni has appointed Jenifer Bamuturaki as the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Airlines.

Kenya: Ruto Tells Off Odinga Over Concerns on Award of Ballot Papers Tender

10 hours 30 min ago
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Deputy President William Ruto has told off Azimio - One Kenya presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga for raising issues with the awarding of the ballot paper tender to Greek firm Inform Lykos.

Kenya: Passenger Vehicles Barred From Nairobi Expressway to Curb Accidents

10 hours 31 min ago
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- No passenger vehicle with a capacity of over seven passengers will be allowed on the Nairobi Expressway in measures aimed at curbing road accidents.

Kenya: Odinga Says No Manual Register, No Elections

10 hours 51 min ago
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Azimio La Umoja One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga has issued a new ultimatum to the electoral commission, saying there will be no elections unless the manual register is used.

Sudan: Military Leader Fires Five Civilian Sovereign Council Members

11 hours 12 min ago
[SNA] Khartoum -- President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council(TSC), Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has issued a republican decree relieving the following civilian members of the TSC:-

South Africa: President Speaks At Funeral of 21 Teens

11 hours 17 min ago
[VOA] Cape Town, South Africa -- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the eulogy Wednesday at a funeral for 21 teenagers who died at a bar last month under mysterious circumstances.

East Africa: Congo, Rwanda Agree to 'De-Escalate' Tensions

11 hours 21 min ago
[DW] The Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda have agreed to a "de-escalation process" to curb the fighting and violence along their shared eastern border, the Congolese presidency said Wednesday.

Africa: Global Hunger Numbers Rose to As Many As 828 Million in 2021 - Report

11 hours 28 min ago
[Africa Renewal] The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows the world is moving backwards in efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition.

Africa: Over 255,000 Covid-19 Deaths Confirmed Across Continent

11 hours 28 min ago
[allAfrica] As of July 07, 2022, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 11,941,086 while 334,190,876 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

West Africa: Thousands of West Africans Fail to Reach Mecca in Time for the Hajj

11 hours 31 min ago
[DW] Every able-bodied Muslim is expected to complete the Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia at least once in their lifetime.

Nigeria: Updated - Despite Worsening Insecurity, Attack On His Convoy, Prison, Buhari Jets Out Again

11 hours 42 min ago
[Premium Times] PREMIUM TIMES reported the Tuesday attack on a presidential team in Katsina, the ambush of security officials in the same state, the attack on a major prison in Abuja and another killing of a police officer and kidnap of an expatriate in Kwara.

Kenya: The Choice Facing Kenya and How We Got Here

11 hours 52 min ago
[African Arguments] After many cycles of betrayed hopes, Kenya votes again in August. Neither frontrunner promises a leftward break, but their visions differ vastly.

Tunisia: Curbing Tunisia's Crippling Illicit Financial Flows

11 hours 53 min ago
[ISS] Comprehensive anti-corruption reforms are needed to staunch the outflows draining the country's economy.

Nigeria: I Prefer Younger Running Mate, Not Old Politicians - Peter Obi

Wed, 06/07/2022 - 19:04
[Premium Times] "I want those who can look into my face and say, Mr President, you are wrong.'

Nigeria: Buhari Assigns Portfolios to Four New Ministers, Reassigns Four Old Ones

Wed, 06/07/2022 - 19:03
[Premium Times] President Buhari urges the new ministers to be conscious that time is of the essence as they assume office.