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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said on Saturday he was cutting the number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking a… https://t.co/RjoPfN8VpoNetanyahu says Israeli planes have started overflying Sudan https://t.co/il67ZCin4Y https://t.co/39JeWkInEzBurning tyres and sore feet: Lagos bristles under bike ban https://t.co/2k1Kzo83RRDu Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats https://t.co/KJABtY0f2FMozambican hairdresser breaks taboos to keep 'Afro' love alive https://t.co/qxlPDUg0euFrom wanting to lose weight to becoming one of the strongest men in the world, Iron Biby, a Strongman competitor fr… https://t.co/Xf6zPdnMiFGunmen kill TV journalist in Somalia, say police https://t.co/dJ5XA0GMSGBurundi opposition picks presidential contender as UN warns of rights abuses https://t.co/c0sUpY1VUq https://t.co/4YPBgL93DJAnglo American Platinum CEO Griffith to step down https://t.co/KezsgfHSW3Over 6,000 bodies found in Burundi's mass graves https://t.co/iK51WgVrV1
2/17
2020
Zimbabwe inflation falls to 2.23% mth/mth in January https://t.co/Az2eZRrF3QOver 6,000 bodies found in Burundi's mass graves https://t.co/DmBX5rYxiMTunisia talks on cabinet press on amid risk of new election https://t.co/BQfSk7UiLlWith climate change and conflict increasing food insecurity across the Sahel, one Malian architect has built a full… https://t.co/iTmgNjll4H
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2/16
2020
'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study detects mysterious human species https://t.co/NaRLwiSzajEthiopia to hold parliamentary elections on Aug. 29 https://t.co/1NiqC01ve1South Sudan cuts number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking peace... https://t.co/ovBVagKwzlIn new attack on site of massacre, 21 killed or missing in Mali https://t.co/nZg5CQjKkC
2/15
2020
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address offered only partial detail on key policy are… https://t.co/Zcmz6g62n6Nigeria's military razed villages in war on Islamist insurgents -Amnesty International https://t.co/uEkbTjjUES https://t.co/Kbs1lqaCGhSouth African public sector union says wage deal not open for review https://t.co/MLO4QD9h4zEthiopia’s election body set a date on Friday of Aug. 29 for free parliamentary elections that will be a first test… https://t.co/ag0MKIa4ABA Nigerian oil reform two decades in the making is urgently needed to get money into its energy sector, industry ex… https://t.co/j5XogMjTMyEthiopia to hold parliamentary elections on Aug. 29 https://t.co/1NiqC01ve1Kenya’s health minister celebrated the delivery of a CT scanner at a large county hospital, telling journalists tha… https://t.co/UgMVbzonDvThe researchers found DNA segments in the West Africans that could best be explained by ancestral interbreeding wit… https://t.co/gvpaa2JjC7The study indicated that present-day West Africans trace a substantial proportion, some 2% to 19%, of their genetic… https://t.co/BFMXQDHoLLHundreds demonstrated in Malawi's capital Lilongwe on Thursday, calling for the chairwoman of the country's elector… https://t.co/zKWBZ8Pk5qRamaphosa's speech underscores weak South Africa credit outlook :Fitch https://t.co/VR5XWnFv5eNo reform, no cash: majors hold out for new Nigerian oil law https://t.co/PJjNWRkxs3Sudan has agreed to compensate the families of sailors killed in an al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole warship 20 year… https://t.co/wTzohuzMS9Nigeria’s military burned down villages and forcibly displaced hundreds of people in its fight against Islamist ins… https://t.co/bOXmURqTUmMali troops return to key northern city after six-year absence https://t.co/YxNbEbdG2qWith climate change and conflict increasing food insecurity across the Sahel, one Malian architect has built a full… https://t.co/iTmgNjll4HZimbabwe police fire teargas as court rules on opposition leader's subversion case https://t.co/OEQm0BzHuv https://t.co/jpoCAHA3wHIMF, World Bank move pushes Somalia closer to debt forgiveness https://t.co/yWaD9k8sDw https://t.co/dLUJJ6WkEshttps://t.co/5byLMpS0Yd's central bank moves to sell stake in African Bank https://t.co/Kcne30dqLaSouth African court rejects unions' application over SAA job cuts https://t.co/R2r9SSaRN1Scientists examining the genomes of West Africans have detected signs that a mysterious extinct human species inter… https://t.co/deh39ElhSX'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study detects mysterious human species https://t.co/zIbM1sQMfDSouth Africa must fix its strained public finances and procure more renewable energy quickly to address a power cri… https://t.co/IGm84cJG7tNigeria's military razed villages in war on Islamist insurgents - Amnesty International https://t.co/ZuJZCnSjNGKenya’s health minister celebrated the delivery of a CT scanner at a large county hospital, telling journalists tha… https://t.co/5xLd1bDDX1Tanzania signs $1.46 billion loan for standard gauge railway construction https://t.co/uRHumyM83r https://t.co/JIHYB777xaSouth Africa's Ramaphosa says will establish sovereign wealth fund https://t.co/wq8HMhXVytClimate change has made growing vegetables in Mali today much tougher than it was 40 years ago when Amadou Sidibe u… https://t.co/Iz5FTmVbCGThe head of Sudan’s ruling council has pledged full cooperation with the International Criminal Court, which has an… https://t.co/Hh6Cr8I9m2South Africa's Ramaphosa says will establish sovereign wealth fund https://t.co/FQaqYj5302 https://t.co/ETKvkK88dmAmnesty International has accused Somalia’s government of creating teams of online monitors who troll journalists a… https://t.co/UEPi6mF72dSouth Africa's Eskom to spend up to $27 mln on severance packages https://t.co/t4x1GNnT5v https://t.co/H1QtmddIV5
2/14
2020
South Africa to procure more renewable energy to ease power shortages https://t.co/8HacPkw6L6South Africa will in May hold an extraordinary summit of the African Union to finalise a continental free trade agreement #SONA2020Ramaphosa says in the interest of South Africa's aviation industry and economy, it is essential that a future restr… https://t.co/wTeyfORwETSouth Africa to establish a sovereign wealth fund as means to grow national endowment of country and will proceed… https://t.co/W4tS34IbGQLow levels of growth mean country is not generating enough revenue to meet expenses, debt is heading towards unsustainable levels #SONA2020Ramaphosa says will initiate the procurement of emergency power from projects that can deliver electricity into th… https://t.co/Od00X1Rt41Where load-shedding is unavoidable, it must be taken in a manner that is predictable and minimise disruption #SONA2020Eskom power cuts over last few months has had a debilitating effect on country, setting back efforts to rebuild economy and create jobsRamaphosa says several state-owned enterprises are in distress and public finances under "severe pressure"South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa says recovery of economy has stalled as persistent energy shortages disrupt… https://t.co/AkjTAo3tb1Ethiopia passes law imposing jail terms for internet posts that stir unrest - Reuters https://t.co/EO7mldxvgHAmnesty International has accused Somalia’s government of creating teams of online monitors who troll journalists a… https://t.co/o7qWqU3uGcSudan has agreed to pay millions of dollars in compensation to the families of 17 sailors killed in an al Qaeda att… https://t.co/j6lVZ9331ESouth Africa's Eskom to spend up to $27 mln on severance packages https://t.co/4GpdWn4oUqEthiopia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest, a m… https://t.co/Cy9vwfQJ6kNigeria’s central bank has introduced longer-term contracts on the naira in a move to attract more foreign inflows,… https://t.co/QgWM2ofV4pNearly 8,000 Cameroon refugees have fled to eastern and southern Nigeria in the past two weeks, the United Nations… https://t.co/Cr5z1BmsocSouth African inflation to slow in 2020, cenbank to cut rates again https://t.co/xA0MCQ50aSSudan has agreed to compensate the families of sailors killed in an al Qaeda attack on the USS Cole warship 20 year… https://t.co/WaNyrWKqX7Malian architect fights climate change with digital greenhouse https://t.co/uHbV5XJPkM https://t.co/G4Fi2j4QHVUganda’s central bank held its key lending rate at 9.0% on Thursday, saying an accommodative monetary policy stance… https://t.co/v7QCf6R69pSouth Africa’s Eskom has offered some managers voluntary severance packages, capping costs at 400 million rand ($26… https://t.co/3vmbvTJd0NSouth Africa’s heavily indebted sugar producer Tongaat Hulett Ltd has entered negotiations on the potential sale of… https://t.co/rjwLWTHaceHead of Sudan ruling council pledges ICC cooperation over Bashir, says right group https://t.co/JoFoVvRJwO https://t.co/44Gdbph5DwSouth African inflation to slow in 2020, cenbank to cut rates again https://t.co/D4em0xH6kH https://t.co/AKydAGBW4F
2/13
2020
United Nations says Haftar's forces have not granted landing permits for its flights https://t.co/n6f7oKqLeL https://t.co/mB6W6ry1oTSouth Africa’s Competition Commission conditionally approved PepsiCo’s Inc $1.7 billion takeover of food and drinks… https://t.co/oTEGqd57hfSudan continue to subsidise bread -trade minister https://t.co/awES4ztZJtKenya pledges "valley of peace" legacy as veteran leader Moi buried https://t.co/KNB9RcTFw0South Africa's retail sales down 0.4% year/year in December https://t.co/6QJpQndB1GSouth Africa’s MTN Group expects full-year headline earnings to rise as much as 50%, it said on Tuesday, still a sl… https://t.co/xJBE2KQwWYSouth Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks from the balcony where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after h… https://t.co/FW2l96vjLYPortugal’s public prosecutor said on Tuesday it had ordered the seizure of Portuguese bank accounts belonging to Is… https://t.co/POacGu5wuVSouth Africa's MTN flags 2019 profit jump of up to 50% https://t.co/r3hIuPoUzbSudan's government and Darfur rebels agree that all those wanted by the International Criminal Court should appear… https://t.co/03wKDULGPLPortugal’s public prosecutor said on Tuesday it had ordered the seizure of Portuguese bank accounts belonging to Is… https://t.co/mMEsrT0V8zSudan’s government and rebel groups in Darfur agreed on Tuesday that all those wanted by the International Criminal… https://t.co/y6xLU913uiNigeria considers Eurobond issue, president to seek approval https://t.co/24onitlCHuFounder of South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo dies https://t.co/0WKMkYrUV5Haftar forces block U.N. flights in and out of Libya - U.N. mission https://t.co/cs9H8cNw6zZambia's GDP to exceed 3% as copper-producer steps up spending https://t.co/CWLzJUCioPAngloGold Ashanti to sell South African assets to Harmony Gold for about $300 mln https://t.co/KvwkJ3uDOk https://t.co/P4x6oOj7YOSouth African President Cyril Ramaphosa stood on the same spot where he held Nelson Mandela's microphone 30 years a… https://t.co/X9zjadsIqOKey dates in Sudan's political upheaval https://t.co/2b0o7hZPWLSouth Africa's Tiger Brands says interim profit could fall 36% https://t.co/3aHqO1mKStSouth African unions file court application over SAA job cuts https://t.co/V2Y723dKLUSouth Africa's competition watchdog approves $1.7 bln Pioneer-Pepsico merger https://t.co/FTq6rHhOnRSouth Africa's MTN flags 2019 profit jump of up to 50% https://t.co/r3hIuPGvqJPortugal prosecutor orders seizure of Isabel dos Santos accounts https://t.co/2MgKLvS7BLSudan agrees ex-president Bashir should appear before ICC over Darfur https://t.co/fqjuL1jT5Z
2/12
2020

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