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Sudan: A Compact Weekly Digest of Dabanga

Dabanga Sudan — Sit-ins in front of the General Command of the Sudan Armed Forces in Khartoum and military units in various state capitals...
Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Social Democracy

Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, 1968. (AP / Jack Thornell) By Robert Greene II, The Nation — Gone was the optimism of 1963. It...
who and what's needed to end South Africa's malaise

who and what’s needed to end South Africa’s malaise

Source: Seán Mfundza Muller, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Research Associate at the Public and Environmental Economics Research Centre (PEERC), University of Johannesburg...
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Africa: Meghan Markle and Identity Politics – When Racist Trolls Become the New Normal

opinion By Andrew ChatoraOnline age, the bane of social media platforms; 4chan, 8chan among others where public figures gets lampooned, at the click of a...
how tree-farm science has changed the world

how tree-farm science has changed the world

Source: Meine van Noordwijk, Distinguished Research Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) / The Conversation “Agroforestry” – the practice of having...
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South Africa: Bekele-Thomas Appointed As Top UN Rep in SA

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed the appointment of Nardos Bekele-Thomas as the United Nations Resident Coordinator to South Africa. This makes...
Homosexuality remains illegal in Kenya as court rejects LGBT petition

Homosexuality remains illegal in Kenya as court rejects LGBT petition

Source: Adriaan van Klinken, Associate Professor of Religion and African Studies, University of Leeds / The Conversation Kenya’s Penal Code,...
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South Africa: Body of Award-Winning Bloemfontein Journalist Found Next to N1

By Riaan GroblerThe body of 41-year-old award-winning Bloemfontein-based journalist Junior Bonase was found next to the road on the N1 near Heuningspruit on Tuesday...
Radical ideas are needed to break the DRC's Ebola outbreak. Here are some

Radical ideas are needed to break the DRC’s Ebola outbreak. Here are some

Source: Mosoka Fallah, Deputy Director General at National Public Health Institute of Liberia and Visiting Scientist, Harvard Medical School / The Conversation ...
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ECA signs $28 million contract with supplier to commence Africa Hall renovations

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 10, 2019 (ECA) – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday signed a contract with three companies for the...
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Guinée: déclaration du Front National pour la Défense de la Constitution (FNDC )

Abdoulaye Amie Soumah avec Doussou Condé, le dimanche 28 avril 2019, à...
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Sierra Leone: MRCG Launches Press Freedom Report

By Yusufu S. BanguraChairman of IMC, George S. Khoryama officially launching the second press freedom report The Media Reform Coordinating Group (MRCG) with support from...
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Kenya: Chinese Nationals Found Guilty of Crime in Kenya to Face the Law Back...

By Nyaboga KiageChinese nationals who break the law in Kenya will now risk prosecution when they return home. China Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng on...
Data fails to capture complexity of South Africa's unemployment crisis

Data fails to capture complexity of South Africa’s unemployment crisis

Source: Daniel Mügge, Professor of Political Arithmetic, University of Amsterdam / The Conversation It’s been 25 years since democracy dawned...
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Experts Develop Draft Guidelines on Land, Ethnicity and Conflict in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, 17 May 2019 - Experts from all regions of Africa have met from 6-11, May 2019 and developed guidelines to prevent and address...
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South Africa: U.S. Disappointed Ex-Mozambique Finance Chief Won’t Face U.S. Trial

The United States says it is greatly disappointed with South Africa’s decision to send a former Mozambican finance minister home instead of to the...
The close relationship between police and private security companies in Kenya

The close relationship between police and private security companies in Kenya

Source: Tessa Diphoorn, Assistant Professor , Utrecht University / The Conversation As is the case in many cities around the...
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ECA seeks reliable energy solutions for Angola

Luanda/Yaounde, 20 May 2019 (ECA) – Reliable and cleaner supply of energy are critical for Angola’s drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development, said...
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Sierra Leone: Journalists Schooled On Reporting Health Issues

By Yusufu S. BanguraConsortium for the Advancement of Rights for Key Affected Population (CARKAP) has yesterday (Tuesday 21st May) held a round table discussion...
How combining and fermenting grains can help nutrition in Africa

How combining and fermenting grains can help nutrition in Africa

Source: Kwaku Gyebi Duodu, Associate professor, food chemistry, University of Pretoria / The Conversation With the emergence of climate change,...
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ECA pledges practical support to Angola’s economic reform

Luanda/Yaounde, 20 May 2019 (ECA) – The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established three work streams aimed at supporting Angola on its...

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