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Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

Fatal Somaliland Shipwreck claims refugee lives

Fatal Somaliland Shipwreck claims refugee lives

Some 36 migrants died when a ship carrying at least 106 Ethiopian and Somali migrants sank off the coast of the Somaliland autonomous region in northern Somalia on Friday, accordi ...

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Ebola accounts for $2.2 billion loss in West African economies

Ebola accounts for $2.2 billion loss in West African economies

As the world awaits the announcement on Friday that the worst-ever Ebola epidemic has been beaten in west Africa, the three most affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra L ...

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Screening: Emmy Award winning ‘Miners Shot Down’

Screening: Emmy Award winning ‘Miners Shot Down’

AfricAvenir’s Namibian film series “African Perspectives” celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2016. In 2016 AfricAvenir plans to give Namibian audiences more gourmet cinema from t ...

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Calls for more international aid to Madagasgar

Calls for more international aid to Madagasgar

Within the framework of the follow up of the decisions of the 25th  Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June 2015 and the 545th   ...

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AU heads of state to discuss human rights, rights of women

AU heads of state to discuss human rights, rights of women

The headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will from Thursday 21 January to Sunday 31 January 2016, host the 26th AU Summit. Holding under the theme: “201 ...

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Magufuli orders all ‘foreigners’ to surrender their jobs to Tanzanians

Magufuli orders all ‘foreigners’ to surrender their jobs to Tanzanians

Tanzania’s newly elected president, John Pombe Magufuli is at it again, and this time around his actions have left a bad taste in people’s mouths. Word going round is that the 56- ...

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Madagascar president’s party wins senate vote

Madagascar president’s party wins senate vote

The party of Madagascar president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina’s, has won an overwhelming victory in last month’s senatorial elections. Elections were held six years after the upper ...

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