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[Deutsche Welle] A group of scholars and human rights advocates has used the launch of the Paris Peace Forum to pressure President Macron to use France's "considerable influence" to help bring Cameroon's ongoing conflict to an end.

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[IPS] Nairobi, Kenya -For each of the 830 women dying each day from pregnancy complications and childbirth, an estimated 20 others suffer serious injuries, infections or disabilities.

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[ISS] The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) couldn't have come at a better time for the continent. Globally, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) stumbles along with growing acrimony while United States (US) and Chinese policymakers struggle to find common ground, and common interest.

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[263Chat] Local banks started the issuance of the new Zimbabwean dollar coins and notes as of this morning following a ZWL$30 million allocation to banks by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), 263Chat Business can report.

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[New Dawn] Violent clashes ensued in Sinkor, suburb of Monrovia when angry crowd disrupted a gay party, which some residence claim was a combined wedding for 20 gay couples early on Sunday, 10 November with one person losing a tooth in the incident.Though an official invitation to the wedding said party, residentsinsist that those welcoming guests wore wedding dresses.The angry mob moved into Allen's Compound at Cheeseman Avenue on 16th Street, Sinkor where the event was taking place; besieged the premises and disrup

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[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe business leaders, trade unionists and informal traders say they were not expecting any substantive solutions to come out of Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube's 2020 budget presentation Thursday.

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[VOA] KAMPALA - Ugandan police said Monday that in an operation around Kampala's city center, they arrested 120 people suspected to have been using narcotics. However, members of the LGBT community say it was a health meeting that police interrupted.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -A French pharmaceutical giant has slashed the price of a critically important antibiotic used to prevent tuberculosis, giving new hope of beating the disease to millions of people - including hundreds of thousands living with HIV.

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[VOA] The U.N. office of the high commissioner for human rights welcomes the conviction and sentencing of a man for rape by a court in Mauritania.

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[The Herald] Children from Zimbabwe travelling to South Africa will no longer be required to carry additional documents like birth certificates and consent letters after Home Affairs Minister Pakitshe Aaron Motsoaledi signed a waiver relaxing the immigration requirements.

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[The Herald] Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) chief executive Patrick Mavhura and ex-head finance, administration and human resources Benenia Shumba were yesterday back in court on a fresh charge of "corruptly concealing a transaction to a principal".

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[The Herald] ZESA is implementing prolonged load-shedding of up to 18 hours a day following a fault at Hwange Power Station yesterday afternoon.

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[The New Humanitarian] Bule Hora, Ethiopia -In a hotel dining room in the southern Ethiopian town of Bule Hora, a group of young Ethiopians pin drawings of trees to the wall. Each tree, they explain, represents one of them - some of them ethnic Gedeos, the rest Guji Oromos - and together they make up a forest, symbolising their multi-ethnic society.

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[News24Wire] Interviews for the next Deputy Public Protector will start on Wednesday and continue on Thursday.

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[The Conversation Africa] This story begins with an archive audit at the University of Cape Town's department of human biology. The audit reveals the remains of 11 human skeletons that had been unethically obtained and used for study many decades earlier. It becomes a stock-taking and place-making moment in the life of the department. A multi-disciplinary team of academics sets about rehumanising the San and Khoi remains, consulting with their ancestors - both past and present - and restoring dignity to the bones. Called the Suther

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[Capital FM] Actions to save mothers' lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global summit that kicked off in Nairobi on Tuesday.

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[Vanguard] Following the disqualification of Nigeria's first-ever Oscar entry, Lionheart, last week by The Academy, another country's entry reportedly has just been disqualified.

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[Daily Trust] Afro beats artiste, Burna Boy, has said he will donate parts of the proceed from a concert he is headlining to victims of xenophobic attack.

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[This is Africa] Since 1945, the CFA franc has been the currency used by French colonies, and the usage of the currency continued after independence. Benin President Patrice Talon revealed that the West African Monetary Union has unanimously agreed to take back control of its currency, withdrawing foreign reserves of the West African CFA from France. The move has been welcomed across the continent.

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[This is Africa] Since 1945, the CFA franc has been the currency used by French colonies, and the usage of the currency continued after independence. Benin President Patrice Talon revealed that the West African Monetary Union has unanimously agreed to take back control of its currency, withdrawing foreign reserves of the West African CFA from France. The move has been welcomed across the continent.

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[IPS] Johannesburg, South Africa -Africa, where close to half of its 1.2 billion people have access to electricity, is set to become a world leader in renewable energy. As global business and development leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the Africa Investment Forum (AIF), held Nov. 11 to 13, one of the key focuses of the deals being discussed was around sustainable, renewable energy.

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[Daily Trust] Johannesburg -The African Development Bank (AfDB) and institutional investors on Monday opened $67billion investment deals for African countries, the AfDB President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has said.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -Authorities and researchers are hoping to find a solution to the worsening problem that does not involve felling trees

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[AIM] Maputo -Some transport operators in the central Mozambican province of Manica complain that they are suffering heavy losses due to the ambushes on the province's main roads by armed men, believed to be members of the self-styled "Renamo Military Junta".

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[AIM] Johannesburg -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Monday invited South African potential investors to familiarise themselves with Mozambique's portfolio of development projects, and to decide to invest.

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