African Politics and Policy

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Month: December 2019

Poverty declines in Tanzania over past decade

“Poverty is declining in Tanzania according to a new World Bank report, but nearly half the population still lives on…

Kenya Airways issues profit warning

“National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced that it anticipates 25 per cent or more lower earnings for the period…

wakanda removed from US trade list

“The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) removed the fictional country of Wakanda from an online list of nations that…

Zambia suspends 15pc export duty on gemstones

“Zambia will suspend a 15 per cent export duty on gemstones but not diamonds from January 1 after the move…

Cameroon MPs pass devolution bill for anglophone regions

“A bill granting special status to Cameroon’s two anglophone regions was passed by lawmakers on Wednesday, national radio said, an…

Sudan ‘impunity’ for Darfur crimes must end

“Human rights groups have called on Sudan’s transitional government to end the “reign of impunity” for war crimes committed in…

Belgian court convicts ex-Rwandan official for genocide

“A Brussels court found a former Rwandan official guilty of genocide against the Tutsi Thursday after hearing of his role…

Central African Republic: Over 300 Children Killed in Conflict

“According to the United Nations (UN), at least 324 children have been killed or maimed.┬áNo less than 291 children have…

Somalia Faces the Worst Desert Locust Outbreak in Over 25 Years

“Desert Locust breeding is ongoing in Galmudug (Mudug), Puntland and Somaliland. An estimated 70 000 hectares of land have been…

Zambia Announces a Zero Export Quota Now

Zambia has at is fingertips an unprecedented opportunity to solve the mukula crisis and stop further forest plunder; will they…

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