Day: June 17, 2022

Cote d’Ivoire: UN Deal Sees Ivorian Refugees Given Passports to Return Home

The Côte d'Ivoire government, host countries, and the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed a repatriation...

Mozambique: Call for Greater Effort to Protect HIV-Positive Citizens

Maputo — Mozambique's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) and the National AIDS Commission (CNCS) on Wednesday called for...

Mozambique: 1.7 Million Mozambicans Are Taking Anti-Retroviral Drugs

Maputo — Currently about 1.7 million HIV-positive Mozambicans are undergoing treatment with the life-prolonging anti-retroviral drugs (ARVT), according...

Cameroon, Central African Republic Agree to Demarcate Border

Yaounde — Cameroon and the Central African Republic have agreed to demarcate several hundred kilometers of their shared...

Egypt Gives Govt it Equipment Worth U.S.$150k

The Egyptian government through its Embassy in Banjul has donated the IT equipment to the government of the...

Tanzania joins a growing number of African countries imposing digital tax on big global tech firms

According to local media reports, the taxation will take effect from next month, following anticipated approval from the...

Ivory Coast – Landslide (NOAA-CPC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 17 June 2022) – Côte d’Ivoire

After recent heavy rainfall, a landslide occurred on 15 June in the Attécoubé Suburb of Abidjan City (eastern...

Egypt puts up for sale land plots for expats wishing to build cemeteries

Egypt puts up for sale land plots for expats wishing to build cemeteries - Al-Monitor: Independent, trusted coverage...

Lenders pledge $26.1 billion to Ivory Coast 2021-25 plan – SABC News

Multilateral and bilateral lenders on Wednesday made a series of pledges to support Ivory Coast’s 2021-25 Development Plan...

Zimbabwe’s Commonwealth re-admission at crossroads

A REPORT produced by the Commonwealth after observing Zimbabwe's 2018 elections will potentially scupper the country's desperate bid...

Tanzania accused of violence on Maasai protesting eviction – The Washington Post

Tanzania accused of violence on Maasai protesting eviction The Washington Post Source link : https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/tanzania-accused-of-violent-eviction-attempts-against-maasai/2022/06/17/42486b30-ee34-11ec-9f90-79df1fb28296_story.html Author : Publish...

Zim’s Commonwealth re-admission at crossroads

TINASHE KAIRIZAA REPORT produced by the Commonwealth after observing Zimbabwe’s 2018 elections will potentially scupper the country’s desperate...

Zimbabwe nurses to start strike on Monday over pay

HARARE, June 16 (Reuters) - Zimbabwean nurses unions said on Thursday their members would strike next week to...

Cameroon: Govt to triple subsidies for necessities

(Business in Cameroon) - From CFA15 billion initially, the Cameroonian government now plans to grant CFA40 billion for...

Sudan: High Commissioner’s report vital to advance accountability efforts, restore civilian rule [EN/AR] – Sudan

Attachments Geneva – Sudan's de facto authority should implement the recommendations of the report of the United Nations...

Tanzania grain stuck at Kenya border due to new export requirement

By GERALD ANDAE Tanzania has imposed a new requirement on grain traders to get an export permit before...

Activists urge less militarization of Sahel crisis

A group of Sahelian and West African NGOs denounced the essentially security-based approach of the Malian, Burkinabe and...

The scandal engulfing South Africa’s president

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa facing calls to step down over claims that he tried to cover up...

With 132% Inflation, Zimbabwe State Workers Scoff at 100% Raise – Bloomberg

With 132% Inflation, Zimbabwe State Workers Scoff at 100% Raise Bloomberg Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-17/with-132-inflation-zimbabwe-state-workers-scoff-at-100-raise Author : Publish...

With 132% Inflation, Zimbabwe State Workers Scoff at 100% Raise – Bloomberg

With 132% Inflation, Zimbabwe State Workers Scoff at 100% Raise Bloomberg Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-17/with-132-inflation-zimbabwe-state-workers-scoff-at-100-raise Author : Publish...

Former Egyptian prisoners struggle to move on due to terror lists | Features News

A scorching day in 2013 inside Egypt’s Tanta Prison and Emad was straining to hear news from his...

Lebanon says ‘final’ gas deal with Egypt to be signed June 21

BEIRUT, June 17 (Reuters) - Lebanon will sign a "final" agreement to import gas from Egypt on June...

India, Tanzania hold foreign office consultations – ThePrint – ANIFeed

New Delhi , June 17 (ANI): India and Tanzania on Thursday reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations...

Egypt coast guard to get EU cash to stop fleeing Egyptians

Egypt's coast guard is set to receive €80m from the European Commission to prevent people from taking boats...

EU/EGYPT: EU must denounce Egypt for human rights violations

European leaders are putting short term interests ahead of human rights by supporting the Egyptian government as it...

We’re losing to Tanzania, tourism players cry out

Tourism players in the country have continued to push the national government to allow direct flights into Moi...

Arabic press review: Egypt’s economic woes risk ‘opening the doors of hell’ – Middle East Eye

Arabic press review: Egypt's economic woes risk 'opening the doors of hell' Middle East Eye Source link :...

Documents – Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – Documents – Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Documents - Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Documents - Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Source link : https://www.fatf-gafi.org/publications/high-risk-and-other-monitored-jurisdictions/documents/increased-monitoring-june-2022.html...

Building collapse in Egypt’s capital Cairo kills at least six

A five-story building in Egypt’s capital Cairo collapsed in the early hours of Friday killing at least six...

Uganda’s army says it discovers training facility for Islamist militia

KIKUBAJINJA, Uganda, June 16 (Reuters) - Uganda's military said on Thursday it had discovered bomb making material at...

Supporting refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda

The programme helps improve the livelihoods of refugees and host communities in selected districts in Northern Uganda. In...

Uganda: Why Museveni is gravitating towards Putin

A week into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, state television Russia Today secured an opportunity to be aired...

Uganda halts Congo military operations

Uganda has halted the joint military mission with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), code-named Operation Shujaa, which...

Ugandan army discovers training facility for ADF rebels | Armed Groups News

The ADF reportedly carried out a series of bombings in Kampala and elsewhere last November, which killed at...

Organized Crime Pours Cold Water On Coffee Exports – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Tadesse Simie Metekia* Ethiopian law prohibits the sale of export-quality coffee locally. Despite this, the country –...

UN Rights Body Should Maintain Scrutiny on Sudan

The rights situation in Sudan continues to deteriorate, with ongoing clampdowns against protesters and an increasing number of...

Sudan protester shot dead as protests flare following military-civilian meeting

KHARTOUM, June 16 (Reuters) - A protester was shot dead as anti-military protests flared in parts of Khartoum...

Tanzania is trying to get people to ditch cash for good — Quartz Africa

The Tanzanian government has announced that it will reduce mobile money transaction fees by a further 43% to...

Egypt boosts ties with Tanzania amid ongoing Nile dam dispute

Egypt boosts ties with Tanzania amid ongoing Nile dam dispute - Al-Monitor: Independent, trusted coverage of the Middle...

Paul Biya puts an end to tribal appointments –

Paul Biya wants to normalise the management of state personnel up to a certain level of the hierarchy....