Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

AFRICA

Senegal:Meet the Senegalese Coach Aliou Cissé – 10 Things You Need to Know About Him

[This is Africa] Senegal claimed the first African win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup guided by their manager, Aliou Cissé, who is the only black ...

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Nigeria:Buhari Signs 2018 Budget

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 appropriation bill containing the year's federal spending details as approved by the ...

Eritrea:President Afewerki Sends Delegation to Ethiopia

[Addis Standard] Eritrea's president announced "today that Eritrea shall dispatch delegation to Addis Abeba to a constructive engagement with Ethiopia," Estifanos ...

South Africa:State Will Pay Zuma's Legal Fees Until Court Rules Otherwise

[News24Wire] The state will carry on covering former president Jacob Zuma's legal fees until a court decides otherwise, the Presidency confirmed ...

Kenya:Outrage at Amina Mohamed's Ban on School Visiting Days

[AAF] Johannesburg -Kenyan exams have in the past been marred with rampant cheating. Teachers, learners and security guards have ended in ...

Congo-Kinshasa:As DR Congo Grapples with Ebola, Guinea Keeps Up Its Guard

[VOA] Just after a morning rain, Gourma Mamadou was shopping in this capital city's crowded, open-air Kaloum market. The young man ...

Zimbabwe:More Electoral Violence in Opposition Than Ruling Party – Watchdog

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has recorded a surprise high number of intra-party political violence cases within the troubled ...

Cameroon:Separatist Clashes Shut Down Schools

[VOA] It is a bright Tuesday morning, with children hawking goods to drivers and passersby on the congested streets of Yaounde. ...

Africa:Record 68 Million People Worldwide Displaced in 2017 – UN

[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency says a record 68.5 million people around the world were forced to flee their homes ...

Tanzania:Minister Sacks Dawasa Boss, Dissolves Board

[Citizen] Water and Irrigation minister Isack Kamwelwe yesterday sacked Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (Dawasa) acting chief executive officer ...

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