Africa Newswire (Page 10)

Africa Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Africa. (Page 10)

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  1. South Sudan: Building Peace Through Video GamesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Lual Mayen, a 24-year-old software engineer, is determined to do what he can to bring change to South Sudan, a country ripped apart by civil war. Lual Mayen, a 24-year-old software engineer, is determined to do what he can to bring change to South Sudan, a country ripped apart by civil war.

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  2. 2 more South Sudan officials resign, alleging graft, biasRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    ... the minister of labor, Gabriel Duop Lam, resigned and joined rebel leader Riek Machar, who is in exile in South Africa. After Swaka's resignation letter told the president "you have disgraced yourself" by subjecting the country to ethnic bias, Kiir ...

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  3. South Africa: Foreign Nationals Targeted in Pretoria AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    South Africa's Pretoria West residents went on a rampage on Saturday and petrol bombed two houses belonging to foreign nationals. They claim the immigrants were using the houses as brothels, recruiting young girls as prostitutes and introducing them to drugs.

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  4. Mamelodi Sundowns beat TP Mazembe to win the African Super CupRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BBC News

    Mamelodi Sundowns, coached by Pitso Mosimane, are the second South African side to lift the African Super Cup after Orlando Pirates won it in 1996. South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns totally dominated TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo to win the African Super Cup at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday but needed a late penalty to take the trophy.

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  5. East Africa: Sudanese Journalist in Trouble Over Condom ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Ms Shamail Alnour is being accused of apostasy for her article on the use of condom as a protection against the HIV/Aids scourge. Her article had explained how condoms could help stem the rising cases of HIV/Aids infections in the predominantly Muslim state.

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  6. Berlin: Hungarian Love Story 'On Body and Soul' Wins Golden Bear AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The eccentric dramedy, set in a Hungarian slaughterhouse, beat out favorite 'The Other Side of Hope,' which won Aki Kaurismaki Berlin's best director honor. On Body and Soul , a romantic dramedy from Hungarian filmmaker Ildiko Enyedi was the surprise winner of the Golden Bear for best film at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival.

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  7. Tanzania: Govt Threatens to Publish 'Gay List'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Tanzania announced plans on Saturday to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online. This comes just days after the government shut down dozens of AIDS clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.

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  8. Gambia: New President Barrow Sworn in, for Second TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    An estimated 25,000 people packed into the city's Independence Stadium on Saturday along with several regional heads of state for Barrow's pledge of oath.Barrow arrived to fanfare and huge applause, waving from his vehicle in flowing white robes. Songs and shouts of slogans filled the stadium and many supporters wore pro-Barrow T-shirts.

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  9. New Gambian president thanks unified nation, promises reformRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

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  10. Blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in US prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Westport News

    Blind Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman sits and prays inside an iron cage at the opening of court session, 06 August 1989 in Cairo. Abdel-Rahman, spiritual leader of Egypt's main armed group the Moslem fundamentalist Jamaa Islamiyya, was jailed for life in January 1996 for his role in terrorist attacks, including blowing up the World Trade Center in New York in February 1993 and an assassination bid against Egyptian President Mubarak.

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  11. The future of Egyptian-Israeli relations: Cairo more committed to peace than normalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    If the Trump administration wants to achieve peace in the Middle East Egypt will be an essential component, but deep anti-Israel propaganda in the country constitutes a serious stumbling block. According to a recent report in the British Telegraph , Israel withdrew its ambassador from Cairo quietly some time ago due to security concerns.

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  12. Nigeria: Suicide Bombers Die in Failed Attack in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    As many as seven suicide bombers, six of them women, have blown themselves up while trying to attack the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to emergency services officials. Initial reports from Maiduguri had suggested a number of people were killed in the blasts near the Muna camp for displaced people shortly before 11:30pm on Thursday.

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  13. Trump's Middle East policy takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    Never mind the traditional first hundred days. Within US President Trump's first twenty days in office the broad outlines of his policy for the Middle East had emerged.

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  14. The Most Beautiful Chart In the World, According To Bill GatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates tweeted out Thursday the following chart, which he called "the most beautiful" in the world. The chart shows that worldwide child deaths, defined as the death of a child less than five years old, were cut by half between 1990 and 2015 -- from 12.1 million to 5.8 million.

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  15. In Mali, U.N. peacekeepers face their deadliest threat yet: Al-QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... But now they are confronting an unsettling new threat: al-Qaeda. Here in the vast, lawless desert of northwest Africa, their convoys are being torn apart by improvised explosive devices and their compounds blasted by 1,000-pound car bombs. It is a ...

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  16. This day in historyRead the original story

    Friday | The Inyo Register

    356 - Emperor Constantius II issues a decree closing all pagan temples in the Roman Empire. 1594 - Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagiellon of Poland in 1587, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, having succeeded his father John III of Sweden in 1592.

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  17. Zimbabwe's Mugabe says party, people see no replacement for him at 2018 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Reuters

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was quoted as saying on Sunday that his ZANU-PF party and the people saw no viable successor to him for general elections in 2018. "They want me to stand for elections, they want me to stand for elections everywhere in the party ... The majority of the people feel that there is no replacement, successor who to them is acceptable, as acceptable as I am," he said in comments to state media ahead of his 93rd birthday this coming week.

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  18. Two top officials in South Sudan's military courts resign, rebuke governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Reuters

    Two top officials overseeing South Sudan's military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation's civil war, according to letters seen by Reuters on Saturday. The resignations of Brigadier General Henry Oyay Nyago and Colonel Khalid Ono Loki follow the resignations of a highly respected general and the minister of labor earlier this week.

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  19. Sudan welcomes Troika continued support for peace process in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan on Saturday has welcomed a statement by the Troika countries expressing support for the peace process brokered by African Union High-Level Implementation Panel , and called on the rebels in the Two Areas to accept an Amercian proposal aiming to facilitate the signing of a humanitarian cessation of hostilities. The joint statement issued by Norway, U.K. and U.S. called on the signories of the Roadmap Agreement to conclude "comprehensive cessations of hostilities and engaging in an inclusive political dialogue".

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  20. South Sudan: A tragedy of resignation and rebellionRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Dictionary.com defined resignation as formal statement, document stating that one gives up an office or position. While on the other hand, rebellion is a resistance to or defiance of any authority, control or tradition.

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