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[Africa In Fact] A real conundrum for a flawed project

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[ISS] Elections in Burkina Faso and Niger take place amidst insecurity and COVID-19, as happened in Mali earlier this year.

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[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Attorney-General's Office (PGR) announced on Monday that it has submitted a provisional charge sheet against former Finance Minister Manuel Chang to the Maputo City Court, in connection with the scandal of Mozambique's "hidden debts".

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[Addis Fortune] All the warnings to reduce tensions over the last two years are for naught now that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has declared war on the government of Tigray Regional State. Experts and observers, however, note the uncertain nature of war and its ability to injure the economy and the youth, writes FASIKA TADESSE, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.

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[Daily Maverick] A warrant of arrest has been issued for the ANC's secretary-general, Ace Magashule, in connection to the R255-million asbestos audit contract in the Free State. Magashule is expected to appear in court this week. Scorpio brings you this exclusive.

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[New Frame] Residents in villages situated near mining activities are exposed to dangerous hazards that claim their health, damage their homes and threaten their livelihoods.

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[Africa Check] In our Overview briefing, the grand finale in a series of research briefs about fact-checking and misinformation, we capture the key findings and summarise the takeaways in an easy-to-access checklist. We also identify crucial gaps, including the need for more fact-checking research from the Global South to steer us on a path of evidence-informed fact-checking.

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[Vanguard] A court in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos is due to hear a case filed by a lawyer against the Central Bank of Nigeria to demand the removal of Arabic inscriptions in the local currency.

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[The Conversation Africa] Memes have become expressions of contemporary culture worldwide, as people document their daily lives through images. The world of memes - the humorous images paired with text that mutate and spread rapidly, depending on how funny they are - remind us that humour is also contagious.

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[The Herald] Henrietta Rushwaya and Pakistani businessman Ali Muhamad are willing to accept stiffer bail conditions than those originally proposed while awaiting trial on charges of attempting to smuggle gold to Dubai and associated charges.

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[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's medium-term budget is supposed to provide an indication of how public finances will be managed over the next three years, but in the last decade it has largely served to illustrate persistent gaps between aspiration and reality. In part, this is because of limited economic growth and repeated shortfalls in tax revenue.

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[UN News] The UN Deputy Secretary-General is on a two-week solidarity visit to West Africa and the Sahel to underscore the Organization's support to countries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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[UN News] Talks to draw up a blueprint for a new political era in Libya began in Tunisia on Monday, following a peace deal struck by Libya's warring sides last month.

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[DW] Militant Islamists have decapitated more than 50 people in Cabo Delgado province in the north of Mozambique, police say. The militants have been carrying out brutal attacks in the province since 2017.

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[SAnews.gov.za] After months of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country is now transitioning from relief to recovery.

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[allAfrica] As of November 09, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,882,818. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 45,360 and recoveries 1,587,135.

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[New Zimbabwe] Popular veteran comedian Lazarus Boora popularly known as Gringo has died.

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[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Jerusalema hitmaker Master KG was named the best African act at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) on Sunday night.

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[The Herald] BUSINESSMAN Genius "Ginimbi" Kadungure, who died on the spot along Liberation Legacy Way in Harare, ordinarily known by many as Borrowdale Road, when his speeding Rolls Royce collided head-on with a Honda Fit, veered off the road and hit a tree before catching fire, was with two foreigners who had come for the Saturday night party.

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Directorate of Immigration services suspended passports application due to the uprurge of COVID-19 infections in the country.

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Directorate of Immigration services suspended passports application due to the upsurge of COVID-19 infections in the country.

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama was on the scoresheet and was named man of the match as his Canadian club Impact Montreal beat DC United 3-2 on Sunday to make it to the Major League Soccer (MLS) play-offs on the final day of the regular season.

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU-Kenya) Secretary-General Francis Atwoli has been forced to take back remarks he made in 2019 when he declared that incumbent US President Donald Trump will win a second term.

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[Nairobi News] Despite the threat of Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of revellers over the weekend continued streaming into bars where social distance is only a myth.

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