Africa Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, left, is welcomed by France's President Emmanuel Macron for conference to support the fight against Jihadist in the African Sahel region at the Chateau of the La Celle Saint-Cloud, west of Paris, France, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Presidents, princes and diplomats are in France to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to counter the growing Jihad threat in the Sahel region.

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  2. Global companies snared in South Africa's corruption scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo African National Congress protesters in support of President Jacob Zuma march to parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, prior to a no confidence debate in Zuma. The country's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only Zuma and the ruling party but also some of the world's most prominent companies as the ANC meets this week to attempt a fresh start by choosing a new party leader who will likely become the next president in 2019.

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  3. Group protests human rights activist's detention in BurundiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Human Rights Watch is urging Burundian authorities to either free or charge an activist who has been detained since Nov. 21. The group said Wednesday that Nestor Nibitanga was arrested at his home in Gitega province and taken to the national intelligence service headquarters in the capital, Bujumbura, before being transferred to jail. Human Rights Watch's Ida Sawyer calls the arrest part of a "broader crackdown" on rights activists and journalists in the East African nation.

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  4. South African court orders Zuma to set up influence-peddling inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    South Africa's High Court ruled on Wednesday that President Jacob Zuma must set up a judicial inquiry into state influence-peddling within 30 days, the latest in a series of judicial blows to his scandal-tinged administration. Upholding a recommendation by South Africa's corruption-fighting Public Protector, High Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo said an application by Zuma challenging the inquiry was "ill-advised and reckless" and an abuse of the judicial process.

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  5. Women Around the World: This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CFR.org

    An adolescent girl sells water and flowers during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Najaf, Iraq September 3, 2017. Top UN officials have condemned a proposed law in Iraq that could permit children as young as nine years old to marry.

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  6. Mozambique's Nyusi reshuffles his cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has dismissed long-serving Foreign Minister, Oldemiro Baloi, replacing him with the previous Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco. Baloi had served in government under Nyusi's two predecessors, Joaquim Chissano, and Armando Guebuza.

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  7. iflix Vic Falls Carnival 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Africa's most adventurous music festival is just around the corner with one of the Seven Wonders of the World welcomes some of Africa's top acts for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Join the world's travelers, festival-goers and music lovers for a three-day extravaganza at the mesmerizing and majestic Victoria Falls.

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  8. Corruption-fighter Sygnia seeking law and order for SARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    ... a stand in criticising corruption in both the public and the private sector. "We believe that unless corporate South Africa stands up and fights for the restoration of law and order in South Africa we are heading down an economic abyss, with all ...

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  9. Mogoeng calls for 'brutal introspection' in public discourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on Wednesday called for "brutal introspection" in South Africa's public discourse, saying that this would propel narratives past mere criticism of challenges to solution seeking. He was speaking at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Westville campus in Durban, where he was officially being installed as chancellor.

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  10. Sundowns, SuperSport to skip Caf continental preliminariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Tshwane giants, Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United, were given byes in the preliminary round of their continental commitments thanks to their previous exploits. The two clubs gave the country's capital the privilege of being the only South African city with back-to-back finalists in continental competitions at club level.

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  11. Western Cape ANC calls for downgrade of SA's embassy in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    The ANC in the Western Cape has vowed to push for the downgrading of South Africa's embassy in Israel during the party's elective conference which is to take place over the weekend. Provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs was speaking at Parliament where various religious leaders met to protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital city.

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  12. OPINION: Business ready to work with the ANCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    ... to some of the ongoing efforts by business to boost trade, develop black business, investment and linkages across Africa and abroad. The emerging leader will also have to deal decisively with government wastage and the deficiencies that continue to ...

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  13. Six-monthly appointment spacing for clinical visits as a model for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BioMed Central

    ... of 79.1%, 75.0% and 61.6% at 6, 12, and 24 months, respectively, have been reported in ART programmes in sub-Saharan Africa [ ]. A 12-month retention of 79% was reported in five West African countries by The International Epidemiologic Databases to ...

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  14. .com | Mandla Mandela 'dismayed' by Public Protector's findings in funeral fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | News24

    ... and that anyone found to have acted unlawfully would be charged. ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for ...

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  15. Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from graceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | KRON 4

    In an open space that Zimbabwe's ruling party has called Robert Mugabe Square, delegates gathered Friday to seal the fate of a man they had revered for decades but removed from power in dramatic scenes last month. Emmerson Mnangagwa has already been inaugurated as the new president and party leader, replacing Mugabe, who had led the party since 1975 and the country since independence from white minority rule in 1980.

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  16. Judiciary expresses 'deep concern' over #StateCaptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    The High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday ruled that the widespread allegations of state capture - the hijacking of the officials' authority of the state by private interests, particularly the wealthy, politically connected Gupta family - was deeply worrying and must be thoroughly probed by an independent panel.

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  17. Shyma Jailed Over Licking a Banana in Banned VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    An Egyptian court has sentenced a pop singer to two years in prison on charges of inciting debauchery for her raunchy performance in a music video that has triggered an outcry in the conservative country. The Misdemeanour Court in the Cairo quarter of Al Nuzah Tuesday also ordered singer Shyma, whose real name is Shaima Ahmad, to pay a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds .

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  18. France Seeks Ways to Boost Anti-jihadi Force in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Presidents, princes and diplomats are coming to Paris on Wednesday to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to counter the growing jihadi threat in the Sahel region. Nearly five years after France intervened to rout Islamist extremists in northern Mali, then controlled by an al-Qaida affiliate, the threat has spread to neighboring countries in the volatile region.

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  19. South Sudan needs R23 billion in humanitarian aid in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    ... was sparked by a feud between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, who is being held in South Africa, and eventually led to a fight along ethnic lines. "We are calling for $1.72 billion to continue providing life-saving assistance ...

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  20. Don't be a statistic... 60% of drownings happen over the festive seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Do not let a careless moment ruin your holiday. For South Africans summer spells fun, sunshine and outdoor activities involving watersport and swimming.

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