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Angelina Jolie Interviews Ugandan Vanessa Nakate About Activism and the Power of African Voices

Concerned about her country’s rising temperatures, Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate, 23, spent months protesting alone outside the gates of Parliament in...

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Trump’s Entry Into African Diplomacy Stumbles Over Nile Dispute

Donald Trump’s biggest foray into African affairs has not turned out well. The U.S. president’s bid to resolve a long-running dispute over a Nile dam has failed to...

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Famine kills more people per day than Covid-19, Oxfam warns

The humanitarian organization Oxfam warned today that the hunger caused by the Covid-19 could kill up to 12,000 people a day by the end of the year, so it called to...

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South Sudan is still crying 9 year after independence

South Sudanese in 2011 overwhelmingly voted to have their independent state called the Republic of South Sudan, there were huge hopes that independence would bring peace...

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George Floyd transcript reveals last moments: ‘Momma, I love you. Tell my kids I love them. I’m dead’

George Floyd called out for his children and late mother and said officers would “kill” him before he died in police custody. A protester holds an American...

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How Rwanda is beating the U.S. in the fight against the coronavirus

For many in the West, the name Rwanda may still carry memories of that country’s horrific upheavals of a quarter-century ago and tap broader Western biases against...

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Four Things Burundi Must Accomplish to Resume Its Path to Democracy

In May, Burundi held its first competitive presidential election since the country’s 1993 civil war, prompting hopes for a more democratic future. The ruling National...

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Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation launch crowdfunding campaign for Rwanda project

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise cash for a sports hall in Rwanda. An academy is currently being constructed...

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Thousands of Congolese fleeing to Uganda from brutal militia

Uganda has accepted at least 3 000 refugees fleeing armed militia terrorizing villages in the Congo’s Ituri province over the course of three days, the United...

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Centre of Excellence in Rwanda aims to support African farmers and rural communities

A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain based in Rwanda will help get farmers’ produce to market quickly and efficiently – reducing...

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Chelsea cling on to win five-goal thriller, Leicester City held at Arsenal

Chelsea moved up to third in the Premier League table after holding out to win a 3-2 thriller at Crystal Palace, while Leicester City could only manage a draw at 10-man...

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Rwanda Sets Role Model for E-Waste Recycling in Africa

Rwanda has set a pattern for sustainable and responsible electronics recycling in the entire African region. It is one of the few countries in the region to have...

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Bugesera: HERO Steering youth towards a more hopeful future through Sexual and Reproductive Health Training

Vulnerable youth need to be empowered with access to sexual and reproductive health facilities and education, among other things; and this is exactly what Health Equity...

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Burundi launches COVID-19 mass screening campaign

Campaign will last three months, says health minister The Burundian government has launched a three-month nation-wide coronavirus screening campaign, local media...

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Rwanda Announces Return of Commercial Flights

Following the June 17 reopening of domestic tourism and international charter flights, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that commercial flights will once...

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African Governments urged to provide room for refugee to working

African governments have been urged to help the economic recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic. The African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC) Executive Director, Julienne...

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Rwandan Rugby receives €5,000 support to fight Covid-19 pandemic

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has received financial aid to support their respective clubs, referees, players and coaches in order to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The...

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Madagascar re-imposes lockdown amid surge in virus cases

Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the...

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Beating insomnia: Proven ways to get get the sleep you need

We all need a good, restful night’s sleep in order to stay healthy. Fight insomnia with these proven tricks. There are some of us who, no matter how hard we try, just...

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UNHCR Statement;Two Burundian refugees shot and killed

UNHCR was informed of the death of two Burundian refugees who were shot and killed by the border control authorities early this morning while attempting to cross the...

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