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- Africa: Burundi a Big Step Forward for the AU
[ISS] The symbolic value of the African Union’s (AU’s) decision at the end of last year to send troops to Burundi should not be underestimated.
- South Africa: Black Teen Told to Get Out of Pool 'Out of Respect for Other People'
[News24Wire] A black teenager was apparently asked to leave a swimming pool by the white owner of a holiday resort in Modimolle “out of respect for other people”.
- Mozambique: Storm Displaces Families in Lichinga
[AIM] Maputo -Torrential rains in Lichinga, capital of the northern Mozambican province of Niassa, have displaced at least 45 families, according to a report on Radio Mozambique.
- Sudan: Rebel Leader Mocks Sudan's Ceasefire Extension
[Radio Dabanga] Paris -President Omar Al Bashir’s extension of the government’s unilateral ceasefire for a month in the war-torn regions of Darfur, South Kordofan, and the Blue Nile is only a cover for new fighting, says Dr Jibril Ibrahim, head of the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).
- Kenya: Relief for Wajir Woman As Doctors Successfully Remove Knife Lodged in Her Cheek
[Nation] Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Friday successfully removed a knife lodged in the cheek of a woman who was a victim of domestic violence in Wajir.
- South Africa: From Headboy to Provincial ANC Head Honcho – Who Is Marius Fransman?
[News24Wire] Western Cape ANC leader Marius Llewellyn Fransman is facing a sexual harassment complaint laid against him in Rustenberg.
- Nigeria: Lagos Marathon – Deborah Pam Shakes Off Injury for Fresh Challenge
[Premium Times] One of Nigeria’s leading road runners, Deborah Pam, has promised to give a good account of herself at the fast-approaching Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
- South Africa: Sexual Harassment Laid Against ANC Member
[ANC] The African National Congress has been made aware of a charge of sexual harassment laid against an ANC member. We are awaiting the outcome of the police investigation. We reaffirm ANC gender policy with regards to respect for women’s rights.
- Tanzania: Extinction Threatens Hadzabe People
[Daily News] IT has come to light that the Hadzabe, who live in Yaeda valley in Mbulu District face possible starvation because the baobab trees on whose fruits and seeds they subsist are disappearing mainly due to old age and forest clearing.
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