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[This Day] As in previous years, bridging the revenue gap poses a key challenge in financing the proposed 2021 Budget. Ndubuisi Francis examines the various measures explored by the federal government to stem the tide

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[This Day] SIMONKOLAWOLE! BY SIMON KOLAWOLE

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[DW] At least 17 civilians died in the raid in the eastern province of North Kivu. Local authorities have blamed the Islamist rebel group ADF.

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[DW] Ivory Coast votes in a tense election after an opposition boycott and clashes over President Alassane Ouattara's contested attempt to secure a third term. Violence in the run-up to the vote has killed scores of people.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Solar powered refrigerators keep vaccines cold, even in places with no power

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[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa stands accused of participating in a gold smuggling syndicate involving a senior ruling party official and her husband's aides.

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[IPS] Accra, Ghana -- In 1965, Kwame Nkrumah described the paradox of neocolonialism in Africa, in which "the soil continue[s] to enrich, not Africans predominantly, but groups and individuals who operate to Africa's impoverishment." He captured what continues to be an essential feature of Africa's political economy.

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[Radio Dabanga] Juba -- The Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Abdelaziz El Hilu (SPLM-N El Hilu) began the first round of informal discussions on issues including separation of state and religion yesterday.

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[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Abyei -- Sudan and South Sudan signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Khartoum for joint military and defence cooperation between both countries on Thursday.

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[UN Women] Women peacebuilders mediate disputes, diffuse tensions and save lives in the hardest to reach places, yet their front-line work is consistently underfunded. When progress made on gender equality is at risk of reversal worldwide, and inequalities and instability are growing, sustained funding for women's work for peace is desperately needed.

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[CPJ] Abuja, Nigeria, October 30, 2020 - The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed Sierra Leone's repeal of its criminal libel laws, and called for further reforms to ensure that journalists can work freely.

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[AIM] Maputo -- Maputo 30 Oct (AIM) - Bernadino Rafael, the general commander of the Mozambican police, declared on Thursday, in Pemba, capital of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, that between Monday and Thursday the defence and security forces had killed 89 islamist terrorists in various operations in the province.

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[This Day] -71 public warehouses, 248 private stores looted

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[Daily Trust] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Government have launched 'Organised Crime: West African Response (OCWAR) projects to counter criminal activities in the region.

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[Daily Trust] The Federal Government yesterday hinted that it was making overtures to the United States and other members of the World Trade Organisation to clear all stumbling blocks to the emergence of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as Director-General of the WTO.

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[The Exchange] Following in his father's footsteps, Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi contested for and won the office of the President in Zanzibar.

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[Africa Renewal] Ms. Gertrude Mongella of Tanzania was the Secretary-General of the Fourth UN World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995. They went, they saw, they conquered and lived to tell the story... 25 years later. She spoke to the UN's Stella Vuzo about the Beijing conference and on the UN at 75.

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[DW] President John Magufuli has taken the biggest majority since multi-party elections began in 1995. But this overwhelming victory has both the opposition and foreign observers suspicious.

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[DW] Early indications show President John Magufuli has taken the biggest majority since multi-party elections began in 1995. But this overwhelming victory has both the opposition and foreign observers suspicious.

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[DW] Mohamed Ahmed Abdi has been given a 33-year jail term while Hassan Hussein Mustafa was handed an 18-year sentence. The pair were found guilty earlier this month of carrying out Kenya's worst terrorist attack in 15 years.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] By the end of this century, typical daily temperatures in West Africa set to be even higher than those registered on the hottest days at present, study indicates

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Days after President Donald Trump accused Ethiopia of breaking a deal he had negotiated over Egypt's rights to water from the Nile, the African Union is kick-starting renewed trilateral talks on the issue between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.

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