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Chad: Fresh Demonstrations Called for May 8

N’DJAMENA, 7 May 2021 - Opposition political parties and civil society groups in Chad have called fresh street protests for...
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Chad: Fresh Demonstrations Called for May 8

Uganda: Ex-Child Soldier Sentenced by ICC

THE HAGUE, 7 May 2021 - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has handed down the first conviction of a former...
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Uganda: Ex-Child Soldier Sentenced by ICC

Mali: Nonuplets in Incubators in Morocco

BAMAKO, 7 May 2021 - Nonuplets born to a Malian woman will need to spend “two to three months” in...
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Mali: Nonuplets in Incubators in Morocco

South Africa: ANC Scribe Rejects Suspension

JOHANNESBURG, 7 May 2021 - The secretary-general of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) has refused to comply with his...
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South Africa: ANC Scribe Rejects Suspension

Rwanda: Journalist Gets Ten Years for Terrorism

KIGALI, 7 May 2021 - Rwandan journalist, Phocas Ndayizera, has been sentenced to ten years in prison on charges of...
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Rwanda: Journalist Gets Ten Years for Terrorism

Nigeria: Lawmakers and Military Chiefs Discuss Insecurity

ABUJA, 7 May 2021 - Nigeria’s military chiefs have met behind closed doors with the country’s lawmakers to discuss growing...
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Nigeria: Lawmakers and Military Chiefs Discuss Insecurity

Tanzania: Mbeya Running Out of Condoms

MBEYA, 7 May 2021 – The eastern Tanzanian town of Mbeya is running out of condoms, Mwananchi newspaper reported Friday,...
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Tanzania: Mbeya Running Out of Condoms

Somalia: Rival Armed Factions Withdaw from Capital

MOGADISHU, 7 May 2021 – Residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are heaving a sigh of relief Friday after convoys...
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Somalia: Rival Armed Factions Withdaw from Capital

Nigeria: Students Abducted in Abia State

UMUAHIA, 7 May 2021 - An unknown number of university students have been abducted in the south-eastern Nigerian state of...
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Nigeria: Students Abducted in Abia State

Rwanda: Aiming to Produce COVID Vaccines

KIGALI, 7 May 2021 – Rwanda may become the first African country to set up and launch the production of...
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Rwanda: Aiming to Produce COVID Vaccines

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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...
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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...
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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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