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[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measures has brought hundreds of Tunisians back onto the streets with the same demands they did back in 2011.

[African Arguments] The UN has labelled the DRC a "level 3 emergency". This is its highest warning and puts it on par with Syria and Yemen.

[Afrobarometer] Public perceptions of the government's fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer survey in Nigeria indicates.

[News24Wire] The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50bn in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture, acting head of operations advocate Knorx Molelle said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50bn in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture, acting head of operations advocate Knorx Molelle said on Tuesday.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The 54th Liberian legislature seems set to 'rebrand' itself after electing a controversial and tough-talking Maryland County representative as speaker and Grand Kru Senator as Pro-Tempore of the Senate.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The 54th Liberian legislature seems set to 'rebrand' itself after electing a controversial and tough-talking Maryland County representative as speaker and Grand Kru Senator as Pro-Tempore of the Senate.

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge.

[The Conversation Africa] When people discuss the challenges related to e-learning (the use of electronic technology to facilitate learning), they tend to focus on access.

[Business Day] Ghana is tipped to lead Africa as the fastest growing economy in 2018 with a growth rate of eight per cent as a result of increased oil and gas production, which boosts exports and domestic electricity production.

[Daily Maverick] In one of the most significant moves in the anti-State Capture drive, South Africa's Asset Forfeiture Unit obtained an urgent High Court order to seize and preserve assets belonging to the Gupta-linked Trillian and global consulting firm McKinsey just days before Christmas.

[Monitor] As is the wont, President Donald Trump, ruffled the feathers of many when he plainly spoke his mind on Africa and a few other poor countries.

[African Arguments] The DRC is fast approaching the point where insurrection is the only option. Donors' proximity to the regime borders on complicity.

[Monitor] Kampala -Hardly two weeks after President Museveni assented to the controversial age limit Bill turning into law, the Uganda Law Society has petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking to annul it.

[VOA] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's top prosecutor said Monday that charges against 528 prisoners detained in connection with anti-government protests would be dropped, and the inmates would be released on Wednesday.

[Deutsche Welle] "We are taking them for Jihad," al Shabab militants reportedly told teachers at a school in Somalia. The rights group Human Rights Watch has documented the evidence.

[The Conversation Africa] Metropolitan areas in less developed countries can provide the foundation for economic growth for the whole country . But many face major challenges because local government jurisdictions don't coincide with the boundaries of the economic region.

[African Arguments] The outspoken feminist academic is still facing charges for criticising the president last year. But when the patriarchy attacks, she fights back.

[News24Wire] Struggle icon and ANC member Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) did not do enough to deliver the political party its first female president.

[Leadership] The price of brent crude oil rose to $70 per barrel yesterday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC and Russia, and ignoring a rise in United States and Canadian drilling activity that points to higher future output in North America.

[New Zimbabwe] Tafara-Mabvuku legislator, James Maridadi has rebuked Buhera South MP, Joseph Chinotimba for calling former First Lady Grace Mugabe a prostitute when her husband had been dislodged as the country's President November last year.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has scoffed at allegations that he was stealing opposition parties' ideas to augment his government programs.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has scoffed at allegations that he was stealing opposition parties' ideas to augment his government programs.

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe supported her ageing husband's "decision to resign", Robert Mugabe's former spokesperson George Charamba reportedly revealed.

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe supported her ageing husband's "decision to resign", Robert Mugabe's former spokesperson George Charamba reportedly revealed.

[This Day] Abuja -A new video released yesterday by the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has raised concerns over the purported success over Boko Haram terrorists, the war on terror and insurgency.

[New Zimbabwe] Former cabinet minister professor Jonathan Moyo says he would rather remain exiled than negotiate a deal to return home with an "illegal government" which he described as a devilish.

[VOA] Atlanta - Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president's Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King.

[CAF] Nigeria and Rwanda settled for a barren draw in their Group C opener on Monday in Tangiers.

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia has planned ambitious programs of forest landscape restoration to resuscitate more than 20 million hectares of degraded forest landscapes within the next 20 years, The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change disclosed.

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