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  • Tue, 27 Oct 2020 21:03

    Guinea: At Least 21 People Killed in Post-Election Violence in

    At least 21 people have died in unrest in Guinea which broke out following last week's disputed presidential election. International envoys have travelled to Conakry to try and reduce tensions.

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  • Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:57

    Africa: Treatment Time Can Be Cut By a Third for Most Kids With TB

    Tuberculosis (TB) treatment can be shortened from six to four months in 80% of children. This is according to findings from the SHINE study that were presented at a leading TB conference on Saturday.

  • Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:51

    Namibia: Protesters Set Deadline for Sioka's Resignation

    Protesters demanding action from the government on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and femicide have set a deadline for the resignation of minister of gender equality, poverty eradication and social welfare minister Doreen Sioka.

  • Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:26

    PAICV wins the Praia. MpD maintains most cameras

    The results of this Sunday’s election night took MpD leaders by surprise who saw the Praia City Council change hands for the PAICV. Of the 20 municipalities that MpD won in 2016, it maintained 14.

  • Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:27

    Rwanda cracks down on pregnancy tests on school girls

    The Rwandan education ministry says it will start carrying out inspections in schools to make sure pregnancy tests are no longer carried out on girls.

  • Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:25

    At least '1.6 million Mozambicans may be affected' by rains

    Prime minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário asked the government to get ready to help people caught by the expected bad weatherImage caption: Prime minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário asked the government to get ready to help people caught by the expected bad weather

  • Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:24

    Kenya sees record spike in Covid-19 cases

    Observers put the rise down to people not adhering to safety measuresImage caption: Observers put the rise down to people not adhering to safety measures

  • Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:22

    'Gunfire heard' in Guinea

    Gunfire was heard on Friday in Guinea's capital Conakry as supporters of opposition presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo clashed with police, witnesses are quoted as saying to Reuters news agency.

  • Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:08

    'Sixty-nine killed' in Nigerian anti-police brutality protests

    Sixty-nine people have been killed so far across Nigeria in protests against police brutality which started earlier this month, President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman has told the BBC.