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Saturday, September 21, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA
Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar

Pope Francis has denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar’s unique natural resources as he opened a visit to the Indian Ocean nation. He...
Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe dies

Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged...

Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged...
Malaria control success in africa

Malaria control in Africa is at risk from the spread of multi-drug resistance, scientists say. A genomic study of malaria parasites on the continent found...
South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag

South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and...
Sudanese people; Sudan

Sudan’s army and the country’s pro-democracy movement have signed a final powersharing deal at a ceremony in the capital Khartoum. The move paves the way...
Riot police class with protesters in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean riot police have clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the capital Harare. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowd at Africa Unity...
Ebola virus kills one more person in DR Congo.

A second person has died of Ebola in Congo’s major city of Goma. The death has raised fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s...
Ethiopia aims to fight against deforestation.

Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees today, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of prime minister Abiy Ahmed aims...
Migrant Crisis building with Libya, Eritrea, Egypt and other African nations.

Libya’s coast guard recovered dozens of bodies of Europe-bound migrants who perished at sea as search operations continued on Friday, a day after up...