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Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living in the region.The $1.7 billion hydroelectric Gibe III dam, completed in 2015, harnesses power from the Omo R…

Inflation increases to 2.8 percent in June

South Africa to harshly punish employers for hiring undocumented foreigners – official

Human Rights

South Africa: Release of state-owned land to be prioritised – deputy president

PRETORIA, Deputy President David Mabuza says the release of government-owned land will be prioritised in a push to meet the objectives of accelerated land reform in South Africa.The Deputy President said this when he participated in the budget vote deb…

South Africa: Corruption inquiry adjourns after former president Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair

Sudan’s Power-Sharing Deal Missing Key Details

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Sudanese Opposition Seeks Postponement in Deal with Military

CAIRO – Sudan’s pro-democracy movement is seeking a postponement in the signing of the second and possibly more contentious part of a power-sharing agreement with the country’s military, saying it needs more time to resolve differences among its member…

Somalia’s displacement camp ‘gatekeepers’ – ‘parasites’ or aid partners?

Briefing: The outlook for Libya’s migrant detention centres

Medical/Health Care

Zuma Withdraws From South African Corruption Inquiry

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has decided to stop testifying at a public inquiry into state corruption.Zuma’s lawyers said Friday their client feels that he has been questioned unfairly.”Our client from the beginning . . . has been treated …

Zuma Withdraws From South African Corruption Inquiry

U.N.’s Bachelet Says Congresswomen Opposing Trump Are ‘Fantastic’

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South Africa Mourns ‘White Zulu’ Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG – South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, is being widely mourned in the country following his death earlier this week. The so-called White Zulu — so named for h…

In BBC interview, Tanzanian foreign minister says journalist Azory Gwanda is dead

Tiny fish are a big deal in Africa’s lakes and rivers


About 10,000 Au Pairs to Get Paid in Class-Action Settlement

DENVER � About 10,000 live-in child care workers from around the world will share in a class-action settlement in a case that challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the Un…

Africa Launches Free Trade Pact

Massive Displacement in Eastern DR Congo Poses Health Hazard

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