: March 2021

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

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

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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

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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

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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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Cameroon: ‘The Cost of Cultivation Is Low’

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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

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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

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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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South Africa: Concerns Over EC Initiation School Fatalities

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The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has expressed concern at the 13 initiation school fatalities in the Eastern Cape in December. The committee raised the concerns during an engagement with the Department of Traditional Affairs…

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Egypt, Sweden Discuss Boosting Trade, Investment Cooperation

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Minister of Trade Niven Gamea’ conferred with her Swedish counterpart Anna Hallberg on means to boost trade and investment cooperation and establish joint business council to document cooperation between businessmen from Egypt and Sweden to establish joint projects…

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