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Auction Results (September 17)

The 7-day BoBC yield went up to 1.40 percent from 1.39 percent for a paper maturing on September 25, 2019. The results of the auction held on September 17, 2019 are summarised below.Source: Bank of Botswana

Panel: Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

DCI lost 5.33 percent year to date

Human Rights

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over Human Rights Violations

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats and continue to protest what they say are widespread unbearable rights violations that include torture, illegal and prolonged det…

UN Rapporteur Visits Zimbabwe to Assess Human Rights Situation

Xenophobia: South Africa to send special envoys to rebuild relations with African countries

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Outlining Top Priorities, New General Assembly President Highlights Critical Work in Combating Poverty, Climate Change, as He Opens Seventy-Fourth Session

Secretary-General Says Faith in Multilateralism Key to Tackling Global Challenges amid Trust Deficit between NationsOpening the General Assembly’s seventy-fourth session today, newly elected President Tijjani Muhammad Bande (Nigeria) underlined the 193…

First Group of Namibia Refugees Deported From Botswana

France’s Foreign Minister Pledges Support for ‘New Sudan’

Medical/Health Care

From Patients to Doctors, Fear Rules in Zimbabwe’s Hospitals

HARARE � If there is one thing that unites doctors and patients in Zimbabwe’s ailing public health system, it’s fear.The system is struggling to function amid a shattered economy and triple-digit inflation. Administrators, doctors and patients told VOA…

Congo: Confirmed Ebola Deaths Near 2,000, Cases Over 3,000

USA, Ethiopia Renew Partnership to End Tuberculosis

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Second UK-Morocco Strategic Dialogue held in Rabat

Today (Tuesday 17 September), the second UK-Morocco Strategic Dialogue was held in Rabat, attended by Middle East Minister Dr Andrew Murrison and Trade Policy Minister Conor Burns. The session was opened by Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and the Moroc…

Second UK-Morocco Strategic Dialogue held in Rabat

Troika Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan


Zimbabwean Doctors Protest over Disappearance of Strike Leader

HARARE – A young Zimbabwean doctor who led a recent doctors’ strike over poor government salaries disappeared Saturday, in a move his colleagues say is an overt warning to all public-sector doctors in the country.The events could exacerbate an impasse …

Algeria Announces Dec. 12 for Presidential Election

UN Eases Arms Embargo on Central African Republic

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