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Sassou rules like an emperor while Congolese die from extreme poverty | Vava Tampa
The world has turned a blind eye to Denis Sassou Nguesso’s controversial re-election, which extend his iron-fisted reign to more than 40 years

Vava Tampa

10, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Inside Somalia’s impasse: election talks collapse amid mistrust and blame
Leaders holed up inside Mogadishu’s high-security international airport have failed to agree a plan, risking further unrest

Amanda Sperber in Mogasdishu

08, Apr, 2021 @1:25 PM

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Until Africans get the Covid vaccinations they need, the whole world will suffer | Paul Kagame
We’re not asking for charity, but fairness – instead of hoarding and protectionism, says Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda

Paul Kagame

07, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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How Covid could be the 'long overdue' shake-up needed by the aid sector
Analysis: as need outstrips funding, experts are making the case for overhauling ‘old-fashioned’ donor-recipient narratives

Karen McVeigh

05, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Canada and UK among countries with most vaccine doses ordered per person
UK has more than five doses per person on order, in sharp contrast to developing countries

Ashley Kirk, Finbarr Sheehy and Cath Levett

29, Jan, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Africa's Great Green Wall just 4% complete halfway through schedule
Report calls for more support if plan to plant 100m hectares of vegetation is to be realised

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor

07, Sep, 2020 @4:57 PM

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African countries unite to create 'one stop shop' to lower cost of Covid-19 tests and PPE
Online marketplace for medical supplies will allow continent to buy in bulk and lower costs, says South Africa’s president

Carien du Plessis in Johannesburg

22, Jun, 2020 @7:30 AM

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UK channels aid budget as it seeks closer ties with Africa post-Brexit
£395m trade boost is aimed at countering China’s spending on the continent

Larry Elliott

17, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters
Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authority

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

06, Jun, 2019 @4:13 PM

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African Union seeks to kill EU plan to process migrants in Africa
Exclusive: Leaked paper shows determination to dissuade coastal states from cooperating

Daniel Boffey in Sharm el-Sheikh

24, Feb, 2019 @12:33 PM

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West stirring up unrest in Zimbabwe to force regime change, says Zanu-PF
Party briefing blames ‘rogue NGOs’ and ‘hostile intelligence services’ for violence

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

07, Feb, 2019 @4:07 PM

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African Anti-Corruption Day is a call to action | Muhammadu Buhari
The absence of accountability has allowed people to steal with impunity, making Africans poor when they should be rich, says Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

14, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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