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[Lesotho Times] Former army commander Lieutenant General (Lt-Gen) Tlali Kamoli and four other soldiers' attempted murder trial was on Monday postponed to 16 November 2020.

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[DW] Ethiopia has installed a new head of Tigray after accusing the troubled region's leaders of treason. It also pressured the African Union to sack its security chief, an Ethiopian from Tigray, saying he was disloyal.

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[UCT] Multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare disease which seems to have COVID-19 as a precursor, has been found to develop in children a few weeks after the onset of the viral infection.

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[Vanguard] Like Lagos state, Kwara state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Friday said that he would send a bill to the State House of Assembly to revoke the law awarding pension to former governors and their deputies.

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[ISS] On 9 November, the Constitutional Council of Côte d'Ivoire confirmed the first-round re-election of President Alassane Ouattara for a third term. Ouattara won 94.27% of the vote in the 31 October polls.

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[New Era] Eleven grade 1 learners dropped out of the Tuguva Combined School in the Kavango West region, since last week Monday when the school ran out of meals through the school-feeding programme.

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[The Conversation Africa] The COVID-19 crisis has forced a massive shift towards remote work. What are the implications of this shift for trust in the workplace? Such trust plays a crucial role in how we coordinate, cooperate, reciprocate, and respond to risk and uncertainty. So, just as the need for trust in the workplace is heightened by the severe uncertainty wrought by COVID-19, the massive shift towards remote work may undermine this trust.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Long queues in the rain, daily four-hour trips in a public taxi, the constant threat of road accidents, and nearly having to use a pen as a knife to fight off an aggressive male passenger.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Women bear the brunt of digital abuse - threatened with rape and exploited for porn - as the coronavirus pandemic drives ever more people online, media experts said on Wednesday.

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[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has inaugurated the 12th Parliament in Dodoma on Friday and welcomed constructive criticisms from Members of Parliament.

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[Daily Maverick] Nthabiseng Ligelebane has lived in her family home in Dihlabeng, Free State, for 58 years but only recently became aware that the house's asbestos roof was a hazard to her health.

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[RFI] French troops have killed a senior leader of al Qaeda's North Africa wing during an operation in northeastern Mali, Defence Minister Florence Parly announced Friday hailing "a major success in the fight against terrorism".

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[WHO] Brazzaville -- The World Health Organization (WHO) finds that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in the African region are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global studies have found to increase the risk of severe illness and death among patients infected with the virus.

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[The Conversation Africa] Twenty years after he left political office, probably nothing divides Ghanaians more than their opinions regarding Flight-Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings who has died. His lingering political influence on Ghana may be second only to Kwame Nkrumah. Some like Rawlings, some hate him.

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[Nigeria Health Watch] (1) Why are vaccines important in the COVID-19 pandemic?

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[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- "We can not silence the guns in Africa without the inclusion of women in peace processes. - these were the opening remarks by the African Union Special Envoy Bineta Diop at the Virtual Africa Forum on Women, Peace and Security on November 10.

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[allAfrica] On November 4th, 2020, the United-Kingdom based Public Health Organization Knowledge Action Change, which aimed at promoting health through the concept of harm reduction issued a report entitled: Burning Issues: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction and also organized two discussions about the state of Tobacco Harm Reduction in the world.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Scientists say that, if U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers his plan to cut emissions to net-zero by 2050, the world will once again have a chance of keeping climate change in check

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[allAfrica] Nairobi -- The dusty road leading to the heart of the Mathare settlement in Nairobi's north-west corner passes metal-roofed homes that seem to spill down hillsides, packed closely together. On a recent Monday morning, the road is packed with noisy children. They pass a partially water-logged open field where a team of youngsters are playing football (soccer), as more children cheer them from the sidelines.

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[spotlight] Early results from a pivotal trial of an HIV prevention injection announced by the University of the Witwatersrand researchers on Tuesday have been hailed as being a "game-changer" to turn "the tide on HIV". This is according to Professor Helen Rees, Executive Director of the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (WRHI), who announced the results via an online media briefing.

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[Gain] The Federal Republic of Ethiopia is a land-locked country flanked by Eritrea  to the north,  Djibouti  to the northeast,  Somalia  to the east,  Kenya  to the south,  South Sudan  to the west and  Sudan  to the northwest. With a population of more than 109 million people as of 2019, the country is the 12 th most populated country in the world, and after Nigeria, the

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[spotlight] The head of the South African arm of a key COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial, Dr Essak Mitha is "full of pride" for the teams' part in the research which has shown the vaccine candidate to be more than 90% effective according to early findings released in a media statement this week.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of November 11, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,904,786. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 45,951  and recoveries 1,605,062 .

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[MSF] Two pioneers of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) HIV programmes in Khayelitsha, Dr Eric Goemaere and nurse Nompumelelo Mantangana, look back at the defining moments of the last 20 years stitching together the legacy of the project in delivering patient-centered care, very often against the odds.

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