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[Dalsan Radio] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have repulsed have thwarted an Alshabab on their base in the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday.

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[The Conversation Africa] The promise of health, losing weight, or increasing strength greets visitors to many health and supplement shops. Advertisers use images of muscular men and slender women, combined with carefully crafted text, to convince consumers to buy their products.

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[The Conversation Africa] Our historical understanding of Blackness is most commonly shaped by the story of the Atlantic slave trade - the forced movement of Africans to the West, in particular to the Americas. But this is a linear narrative that is dominated by American voices. It's not just potentially exclusory; it doesn't adequately take into account the diversity of black people worldwide. The same is true of Blackness studies, which continue to be dominated by and serve the interests of Western scholarship. Aretha Phiri asks

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[The Conversation Africa] The Ugandan government recently suspended the operations of 208 refugee aid organisations. The organisations were suspended over non-compliance with Ugandan regulations. Only 69 aid agencies are now authorised to assist Uganda's 1.4 million refugees. Uganda has a recent history of tensions with refugee aid organisations.

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[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa to ask why he has not taken any decisive action against the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, given the long list of allegations that have been levelled against her.

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[New Zimbabwe] AN unforgiving President Emmerson Mnangagwa Saturday said he has secured an extradition treaty with South Africa and will soon evoke the order to bring home some former Zanu PF rivals based in that country to face prosecution on corruption charges.

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[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Experts and economists have reacted to the government's declaration of a State of Economic Emergency, announcement of emergency courts and prosecutors, and deployment of joint forces to protect the Sudanese economy.

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[Dalsan Radio] Former prime minister Hassan Ali Kheire has publicly announced that he is a presidential candidate in the upcoming election of 2021, fifty days after he was ousted by the parliament in a no-confidence vote.

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[Dalsan Radio] Former prime minister Hassan Ali Kheire has publicly announced that he is a presidential candidate in the upcoming election of 2021, fifty days after he was ousted by the parliament in a no-confidence vote.

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[Capital FM] Sharon (not her real name) left her home in Western Kenya in 2017 to live with her paternal aunt in Nairobi.

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[This Day] With the negative impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on global economy which had led to an unprecedented decline in the global price of crude oil, cutting the cost of oil production by Nigerian oil companies had become imperative.

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[Public Agenda] Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen has revealed that the government of Ghana will not adopt the United States' definition of what constitutes salvaged cars in banning the import of second-hand cars into Ghana.

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[allAfrica] As of September 13, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached  1,346,595 . Reported deaths in Africa have reached  32,501 , and recoveries 1,092,502 .  221,591  cases are active of which 1,483   are considered critical.

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[DW] Mali's military junta has approved a charter that could allow a soldier to be the interim president of the 18-month transitional government, a decision that has been criticized by its opponents.

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[Daily Trust] The Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, has called on the Nigerian government not to relent in the immunisation campaign in spite of the 'Polio Free' declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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[Africa Renewal] The protests in Sudan from 2018 to 2019 represented a return, rather than a sudden rise, of women's leadership, organization and mobilization.

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[DW] Ghana is spearheading a new project that explores how small farmers in the ECOWAS bloc can supply produce to the UK once it severs ties with the EU. Researchers are looking at how "what ifs" could become reality.

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[The Conversation Africa] Twenty years ago the South African academic Jan-Ad Stemmet met the apartheid era justice minister Kobie Coetsee, who announced he had transcripts of 13,000 pages of recordings of Nelson Mandela's time in prison.

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[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO High Court judge, Justice Evangelista Kabasa has ordered Impala Car Rental and the Harare High Court sheriff to give Tawanda Muchehiwa information that will assist him in unravelling the identity of his abductors.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Communities fear unfair resettlement, low compensation and damage to their rich and diverse environment, say charities.

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- A man impersonating a Sudanese military General has been arrested in Kenya.

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[African Arguments] Ethiopia's democratic transition was already precarious. Two developments have made it even more uncertain.

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[Africa Renewal] Africa's low level of economic diversification is a leading factor in the continent's economic fragility. Further, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the risks of countries' over-dependence on a single natural resource such as oil.

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[Africa In Fact] Africa has vast untapped sources of hydroelectricity but climate change, particularly droughts, raises questions about sustainability

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