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Africa: Trump Adds Chad to U.S. Travel Ban, Lifts Restrictions on Sudan
[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Donald Trump has included Chad in a new list of countries whose citizens are prohibited from entering the United States. But the ban placed on Sudanese travellers earlier this year has been ended.
09/25/2017 11:14 AM
Africa: Protests Mount Against CFA Currency
[Deutsche Welle] The CFA franc is facing growing opposition in parts of West and central Africa. Critics say the common currency has hampered the region's economic growth while France profits.
09/25/2017 06:40 AM
Africa: New Day in Angola, Old Story in Equatorial Guinea
[allAfrica] Oil-rich Angola and Equatorial Guinea have long shared the infamous distinction of having the longest-serving presidents in Africa -- 38 years.
09/25/2017 05:00 AM
Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Paints Violence in Kasai as War on Terror
[VOA] The Democratic Republic of the Congo's president told the U.N. General Assembly annual gathering Saturday that his military was fighting terrorists in the center and east of the country.
09/25/2017 08:05 AM
Africa: Will UN Reform Be Possible?
[New Times] Last week, during the ongoing UN General Assembly meeting, many world leaders, including President Trump and President Kagame, in their speeches, called for the UN reform so as to have a stronger, more effective and efficient, more just and greater driver for peace and harmony in the world. A reform plan is now being championed by the current Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres. But, of course, this isn't a new idea; it started way back in the tenure of Kofi Annan, former Secretary General
09/25/2017 09:02 AM
Africa: Rwanda Again in Top 10 Investment Nations
[Independent (Kampala)] Rwanda has re-entered the Top 10 list after having just missed it the past two years, according to Rand Merchant Bank's latest 'Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018', released on Sept.18.
09/25/2017 08:34 AM
Cameroon: Council Silences Journalists, Media Outlets
[VOA] Cameroon's National Communication Council, the government media regulator, has suspended 30 journalists or radio and TV programs for what it calls biased reporting.
09/25/2017 07:40 AM
Africa: Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries
[State Department] "Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens -- to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values." -- President Donald J. Trump
09/25/2017 07:07 AM
Angola: MPs Resulting From Last August 23 Elections Learn of Inauguration Protocol
[ANGOP] Luanda -The members of the National Assembly (Angolan Parliament) that were elected in last August 23 elections will be gathered on Monday, in the main building of the Parliament, in Luanda, to learn of the protocol rules that will be observed in their inauguration ceremony, set for this September 28, Thursday.
09/25/2017 01:33 PM
Cameroon: Handball Cup - TKC, Fap Lift Trophies
[Cameroon Tribune] Both teams retained their Cup of Cameroon trophies in the women and men's categories during the finals played in Yaounde last weekend.
09/25/2017 11:21 AM
Burundi: Burundian Justice Job is Commendable, Says Burundi President
[Iwacu] The opening of the 2017-2018 Judicial year this Friday 22nd Septembercoincides with a UN report which points an accusing finger at the Burundian justice. The president of Burundi says what the justice system is going through is linked to a political situation.
09/25/2017 11:04 AM
Rwanda: I Envision a Golden Era for Rwanda's Agric Sector, Says Expert
[New Times] The Rwandan agricultural sector is largely characterised by small holder farmers most of whom operate informally and are yet to incorporate technology and innovation in their practices. Despite much of it operating informally, the sector bears much responsibility and is often looked upon to guarantee food security as well as contribute to exports. To understand the potential of the sector as well as best approaches to increase productivity, The New Times' Collins Mwai spoke to Eric Pohlman the director of
09/25/2017 10:57 AM
Sudan: Chad Welcomes President Al-Bashir's Remarks On Sudan-Chad Borders
[SNA] Ndjamena -Chad has welcomed remarks made by President of the Republic, Field Marshal while he was addressing mass rallies during his recent visit West and South Darfur States in which he stressed that joint Sudanese-Chadian borderline should be a place for exchange of benefits between the two brotherly people and not a crossing for u8nruly groups.
09/25/2017 10:33 AM
South Africa: President Zuma to Attend Angola's Inauguration
[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma willl travel to Luanda, Angola to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, the presidency said on Saturday.
09/25/2017 09:42 AM
Sudan: President Assistant Travels to Chad
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Ibrahim Mahmoud, left Khartoum evening Friday heading for Chad. Mahmoud is accompanied by a high level delegation from the ruling National Congress party and a number of businessmen.
09/25/2017 09:06 AM
Rwanda: Muhitira Finishes 5th in France Marathon
[New Times] Sunday
09/25/2017 09:02 AM
Burundi: 150 Patients to Be Received in Newly Built Center At Kamenge Military Hospital
[Iwacu] One hundred and fifty beds for patients are now available in the new building of three floors at Kamenge Military Hospital, in the capital Bujumbura. The new center for women and children will house pediatrics, obstetrics-gynecology and neonatology departments.
09/25/2017 08:25 AM
Burundi: Peace Is Not Absence of War, Says Political Opponent
[Iwacu] September 21st is the international day dedicated to peace. The Ministry of the Interior says Burundi is peaceful in general despite some disruptions. As for Sahwanya FRODEBU, there is no peace in Burundi
09/25/2017 08:25 AM
Rwanda: Mixed Reactions After 'Runtown Experience' Show
[New Times] It was the first time Runtown was performing in the country and when he took to the stage at 11:30 pm, it was clear that he wanted to leave an impression.
09/25/2017 05:55 AM
Angola: Bengo - Peasants Prepare 10.000 Hectares for Maize Production in Kissomeira
[ANGOP] Panguila -Ten thousand hectares of arable land are being prepared by two agricultural mechanization brigades, in the town of Kissomeira, Dande municipality, Bengo province, to increase maize production in the 2017/2018 agricultural campaign.
09/25/2017 02:06 PM
Angola: Luanda Government Alters Traffic Due to Unknown Soldier's Monument
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Government of the Province of Luanda (GPL) has made changes in the automobile traffic in the perimeter between the Post Office of Angola and the buildings of the National Police and Navy headquaters due to the Monument of the Unknown Soldier inaugurated Friday in Luanda.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: Cuanza Sul - JAAK2 Presents Photographic Exhibition
[ANGOP] Sumbe -The company JAAK2 presented to the public the photographic exhibition that portrays the socio-economic and tourist life of Cuanza Sul province in the city of Sumbe, under the festivities of the 100th founding anniversary of the region, marked on 15 September.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: MAPTSS Suspends Working Activity On September 26
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Public Administration, Labor and Social Security (MAPTSS) has suspended the working activity on 26 June, due to the inauguration of the President-elect, João Lourenço, under the general election 23 August this year.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: Monument to Unknown Soldier Enriches Angolan Cultural Heritage
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Monument to the Unknown Soldier enriches Luanda's cultural heritage and symbolizes respect for the physical disappearance of those who "generously" sacrificed their lives to enable the building of a free, independent, democratic and prosperous nation today.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: Monument Pays Tribute to Unknown Soldier
[ANGOP] Luanda -The monument in honor of an unknown soldier is a recognition to all those who gave their lives for the emergence of an independent, strong, modern, democratic and respected nation in the international context, said the acting National Defense Minister, Salviano de Jesus Cerqueira.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: Soccr - Santa Rita Beat Recreativo Do Libolo By (2-1)
[ANGOP] Uíge -Santa Rita da Cassia beat on Saturday Recreativo do Libolo do Cuanza Sul 2-1 in the first leg match of the quarter-finals of the Angola Cup in football.
09/25/2017 02:05 PM
Angola: Culture House Holds Neto's Photographic Exhibition
[ANGOP] Luanda -A collection exhibition of artists and photographs of the first President of Angola, António Agostinho Neto, was presented Saturday in Luanda by the Njinga Mbandi Culture House, during the week of art and culture.
09/25/2017 02:04 PM
Cameroon: Jakiri - Divisional Officer Takes Command
[Cameroon Tribune] Urged to encourage grazers to reduce transhumance and improve pastures.
09/25/2017 10:37 AM
Cameroon: National Development - Tourism Contribution Enumerated
[Cameroon Tribune] Between 2015 and 2016, the sector's contribution to the national economy moved from FCFA 532 billion to FCFA 560 billion.
09/25/2017 09:21 AM
Cameroon: 72nd UN General Assembly - Exceptional Welcome for Presidential Couple
[Cameroon Tribune] Upon arrival at the New York city, on September17, the First Couple of Cameroon was treated to a rapturous reception by hundreds of Cameroonians.
09/25/2017 09:10 AM