news From All Africa
- Sudan: Govt Forces Carried Out Mass Rapes, Killings in Darfur – Rights Group
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Sudanese government forces have carried out systematic attacks on towns and villages in the western region of Darfur in the past year and a half, raping, torturing and killing civilians, a rights group said on Wednesday.
- Africa: Turkey's Engagement in Africa – Shifting Alliances and Strategic Diversification
[Chatham House] David Shinn, Adjunct Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
- Kenya: Pathologists Investigate Kerio Valley Measles Deaths
[Nation] A team of government pathologists from Nairobi were on Wednesday sent to Kerio Valley to carry out investigations into Tuesday’s mysterious deaths of two minors after a botched measles vaccination.
- Zimbabwe: Hydropower Proves Life Changing for People With HIV
[Key Correspondents] Every dawn, Shupi*, from Mutare in Zimbabwe, goes to inspect her crop. She plucks green beans, vegetables, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, sweet potatoes and fresh maize cobs to be sold before taking some home.
- Africa: Child Mortality Halves With African Countries Leading the Way
[RFI] Child death rates across the globe have fallen by more than 50 per cent since 1990, according to a new report by the United Nations.
- Cameroon: Cameroon's Rising Religious Tensions
[African Arguments] Boko Haram attacks are the most visible sign of radicalisation in Cameroon. But changes in the country’s religious landscape run much deeper.
- Ghana: Ghana Suspends 22 Judges Over Corruption Scandal
[Deutsche Welle] An investigative journalist in Ghana has released video and audio files implicating more than 180 judicial officials in alleged corrupt practices. Ghana’s judicial council has suspended at least 22 judges.
- Nigeria: South-East Governors, Assembly Members Under Pressure to Declare Assets
[Independent (Lagos)] South-East Governors and members of the National Assembly are now under pressure to declare their assets publicly in line with the example set by President Muhamadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo.
- South Africa: World's Attention Turns to Crade of Humankind
[News24Wire] As the University of the Witwatersrand announces a “groundbreaking fossil discovery of international importance” on Thursday, the world’s attention will again turn to the Cradle of Humankind.
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