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South Africa: Court rules display of apartheid flag constitutes hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A South African court ruled that displaying the country’s apartheid-era flag in public constituted hate speech that discriminated against black people and violated equality laws.The case relates to a 2017 demonstration against attacks and…

Ireland to Continue Supporting Ethiopia’s Development Agenda: Irish Ambassador

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South Africa Court: Apartheid-Era Flag Is Hate Speech

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Equality Court this week ruled it illegal to gratuitously display the apartheid-era flag, in a move that supporters say may soothe South Africa’s continuing racial divides 25 years after the end of apartheid.For 66 years, …

Hundreds Gather in Congo’s Goma for ‘Stop Ebola’ March

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Rwanda Encourages Youth to Use Electric Motorcycles

Rwanda has introduced the use of electric motorcycles as part of its efforts to protect the environment and cut fuel costs. Passengers and motorcyclists say the electric vehicles could dramatically change how Rwandans do business.James Musisi, 45, is o…

Zimbabwe’s Rights Abuses May Dent Hope of Lifting Sanctions

Burkina Faso Leader Laments ‘Dark Stain’ After Attack Kills 24 Soldiers

Medical/Health Care

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso

Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for protection, elephants not so much; UN chief condemn…

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

Nigerian Sheikh Abruptly Returns Home from Medical Trip to India

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Troika Statement on the Appointment of Dr. Abdalla Hamdok as Prime Minister of Sudan

The Troika countries (United Kingdom, United States and Norway) congratulate Dr. Abdalla Hamdok on his appointment as prime minister by the Sovereign Council and welcome the extensive professional experience he brings to the role. We welcome this step …

Normalisation committee appointed for Egyptian Football Association (EFA)

Nigeria Pays Tribute to Women Aid Workers on World Humanitarian Day

Technology

Sudan Forms 11-Member Sovereign Council, Headed by Military Leader

CAIRO – Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference.The sovereign council …

Zimbabwe Official Defends Crackdown on Protests, Urges Patience with Economy

Tanzanian Governor’s Plan for Married-Men Database Called ‘Infringement’

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