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Chad: AU Wraps-up as EU and Francophonie Visit

N’DJAMENA, 6 May 2021 – The African Union fact-finding mission is wrapping up its work in Chad Thursday as delegations...
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Chad: AU Wraps-up as EU and Francophonie Visit

Africa: IRC Demands Safety for Migrants

TRIPOLI, 6 May 2021 - The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has expressed deep concern over the safety of migrants who...
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Africa: IRC Demands Safety for Migrants

Libya: Russia and Turkey Back New Government

TRIPOLI, 6 May 2021 - The presidents of Russia and Turkey who both have fighters in Libya have committed to...
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Libya: Russia and Turkey Back New Government

Eritrea-Sudan: Fostering Bilateral Cooperation

ASMARA, 6 May 2021 - Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki agreed with Sudanese officials Wednesday to consolidate bilateral relations and enhance...
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Eritrea-Sudan: Fostering Bilateral Cooperation

Sudan: War Drums Beat Over Nile Waters

KHARTOUM, 6 May 2021 - Egypt and Sudan find themselves in a difficult position as Ethiopia insists on the second...
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Sudan: War Drums Beat Over Nile Waters

Egypt: US Invited to Intervene on GERD

CAIRO, 6 May 2021 - The U.S. should assume an “effective” role in international efforts to resolve the dispute over...
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Egypt: US Invited to Intervene on GERD

Egypt: New COVID-19 Restrictions

CAIRO, 6 May 2021 – Egypt has announced new COVID-19 restrictions ahead of the end of the Muslim Holy Month...
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Egypt: New COVID-19 Restrictions

Chad: African Development Bank Suspends Business

ABIDJAN, 6 May 2021 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) will no longer honor requests for the disbursement of funds...
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Chad: African Development Bank Suspends Business

Algeria: Firefighters Suspended for Protesting Peacefully

ALGIERS, 6 May 2021 - Algeria’s interior ministry has suspended 230 Civil Defense agents for taking part in peaceful demonstrations...
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Algeria: Firefighters Suspended for Protesting Peacefully

Sudan: Alleged War Criminal Wants ICC to Try Him

KHARTOUM, 5 May 2021 – A former top Sudanese military officers accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in...
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Sudan: Alleged War Criminal Wants ICC to Try Him

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Ambazonia: Cameroonian Forces Massacre 27 in Mbonge

By africafreedom / March 27, 2021 / 0 Comments
MBONGE, 27 March 2021 - Colonial occupation forces from French-speaking Cameroon have massacred dozens of civilians in the small village of Mbonge. The village is situated in the outskirts of the economic capital town of Kumba in the southern zone...
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Cameroon: Cardinal Tumi Dies at 90

By africafreedom / April 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
DOUALA, 3 April 2021 - Cameroon’s lone Catholic Cardinal – Christian Cardinal Wiyghan Tumi – has died after a short illness from an undisclosed disease. He was 90. His death was announced Saturday morning by Archbishop Samuel Kleda of Douala,...

Ambazonia-Cameroon: Congress Requests TPS or DED

By africafreedom / February 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 17 February 2021 – The U.S. Congress called Wednesday on President Joe Biden to grant Temporary Protective Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) to Southern Camerooians aka Ambazonians and Cameroonians. The request urges the Biden administration to...
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Cameroon: Pedophile and Rapist Soldiers Gone Wild

By africafreedom / March 2, 2021 / 0 Comments
ACCRA, 2 March 2021 – Pedophiles and rapist Cameroonian soldiers have ramped up acts of rape and sexual exploitation of girls, women, and children, a recent study and media reports show. Last week, Human Rights Watch (HRW) belatedly published details...
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Tanzania: Calls for VP to Assume Presidency

By africafreedom / March 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
DAR ES SALAAM, 18 March 2021 – The Tanzanian opposition has called on Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan to be immediately sworn in to avoid uncertainty and a constitutional vacuum. The calls follow the death Wednesday of President John Magufuli...
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Ambazonia: HRW Seeks Targeted Sanctions

By africafreedom / March 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 13 March 2021 - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the UN Security Council to impose targeted sanctions against leaders of the self-declared breakaway Republic of Ambazonia aka Southern Cameroons. “The United Nations Security Council and Cameroon’s...
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Africa: Biden’s Immigration-Friendly Policies

By africafreedom / January 29, 2021 / 0 Comments
SPECIAL REPORT WASHINGTON, DCN, 29 January 2021 – Africans visiting, studying, resident or seeking asylum in  the United States are applauding immigration-friendly policies by executive orders announced in his first ten days in power by US President Joseph R. Biden....
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Tanzania: John Magufuli Succumbs to COVID-19

By africafreedom / March 17, 2021 / 0 Comments
DAR ES SALAAM, 17 March 2021 – Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, who scoffed at COVID-19, claiming it had been prayed away from his nation, has died. He was 61. “We have lost our courageous leader, President John Magufuli, who has...
War Crimes Feared in Tigray - Al Jazeera

Ethiopia-Cameroon: US Wants Investigations

By africafreedom / March 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, DC, 2 March 2021 – The US State Department has urged Ethiopia and Cameroon to allow international investigations into allegations of atrocities. In a phone call with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, U.S. Secretary of State called onEthiopia...
Samia Suluhu Hassan Takes Oath of Office - Photo Sky News

Tanzania: Samia Suluhu Hassan Sworn-in

By africafreedom / March 19, 2021 / 0 Comments
DAR ES SALAAM, 19 March 2021 – Samia Suluhu Hassan made history Friday, getting sworn-in as Tanzania’s first female president, following the death in office Wednesday of President John Magufuli. The ceremony, full of pomp and pageantry, held in the...


Kenya: Doctors Furious Over Medical Staff Deaths
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Ghana: J.J. Rawlings Dies at 73
By bohherbert  /  November 13, 2020
Mali: Former President Toumani Toure Passes On
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Ethiopia: Hundreds Massacred, Amnesty Says
By bohherbert  /  November 13, 2020

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