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South African president launches campaign against gender-based violence

LEPHALALE (Limpopo), South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday launched a campaign to curb femicide and attacks against women, urging men to change their sexist and patriarchal attitudes.

The mindset is fuelling gender violence in South Africa, which already has …

Rwanda Joins African Countries Signing Nuclear Deals with Russia

NAIROBI – Rwanda is the latest African country to sign a nuclear deal with Russian state atomic company Rosatom. But the deals between Russia and several African countries are raising concerns from environmentalists who say nuclear energy is not always …

Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.

Supporters sang and shouted at the Yaounde military tribunal as opposition …

Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.

Supporters sang and shouted at the Yaounde military tribunal as opposition …

Nigeria Releases 25 Children Cleared of Suspected Ties With Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – The Nigerian army released 25 children Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country’s restive northeast region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Nigeria has fought an insurgency by militant …

Nigeria Releases 25 Children Cleared of Suspected Ties With Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – The Nigerian army released 25 children Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country’s restive northeast region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Nigeria has fought an insurgency by militant …