: March 2021

Kenya: Queer Refugees in Kenya’s Block 13 Pray for Safety

Faced with regular violent attacks and little hope of relocation to a safer place, LGBTQIA+ residents of the Kakuma Refugee Camp feel abandoned by the UNHCR. Making her way back from the clinic in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Miremba…

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Nigeria: Covid-19 – Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna Lead As 638,291 Persons Receive Vaccine Jabs

A total of 638,291 eligible people have taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has said. In its latest update, the NPHCDA said more people had…

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Kenya: Football Kenya Calls on CAF to Task Neutral Covid-19 Testing Personnel for Matches

Nairobi — Football Kenya Federation boss Nick Mwendwa has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to appoint neutral medical personnel and testing facilities for continental matches to prevent hosts from weaponizing COVID-19 to weaken opponents. Just…

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Namibia: Fridays for Future – Reconafrica’s Kavango Oil and Gas Play Is ‘Carbon Bomb’ With Projected 1/6 of World’s Remaining Co2 Budget

Fridays For Future Windhoek revealed that the oil and gas ‘play’ of Canadian ReconAfrica in the Kavango region of Namibia and Botswana risks destroying global attempts of meeting a two-thirds chance of limiting global heating to 1.5°C as…

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Africa: WHO Director-General’s Remarks At the Member State Briefing On the Report of the International Team Studying the Origins of SARS-CoV-2

Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, dear colleagues and friends, At the World Health Assembly last year, Member States requested that I, as Director-General, carry out a vital and specific task. In resolution 73.1, you asked me, I quote, “to work…

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Nigeria: Killers of Benue Catholic Priest Will Be Arrested – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested and prosecuted. Ortom made the promise in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase on Wednesday…

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South Africa: Minister Dlamini Zuma – Covid-19 Alert Level 1 Amended Regulations

Minister Dlamini Zuma statement on the Covid-19 alert level 1 amended regulations Following the decision of Cabinet, and upon recommendation of the Minister of health, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma designated…

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Cameroon: ‘The Cost of Cultivation Is Low’

Awah Ntseh, Founder of Farmer’s Forte. How and why do you carry out snail cultivation? Snail farming in real terms is referred to as Heliculture or Heliciculture. Heliculture can be divided into three major fragments; Semi intensive or…

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Uganda: KCCA Sack Coach Mutebi

Kampala — The hints might have been blurred but Mike Mutebi’s reign has been withering. The end of his time as KCCA coach was confirmed yesterday in a short unsigned statement posted on the club’s website. The tell-tale…

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Africa: VP Taylor Wants Continent to Develop Human Capacity

Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has addressed the Knowledge Revolution Conference 2021 held at the local hotel in Accra, Ghana from March 26 – 27, 2021. The conference was organized by the Evans Oppong Ministries under the stewardship of…

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