Central African Republic: Violence Flares in CAR

[UN News] With a new outbreak of violence erupting in the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today urged warring parties to protect vulnerable civilian populations as a matter of priority and ensure free movements of relief aid workers.

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South Africa: Zuma Cabinet Reshuffle – What People Are Saying

[GroundUp] GroundUp asked members of the public what they thought of President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle amidst strong opposition, which resulted in the axing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. The announcement of the cabinet reshuffle has been followed by protests.

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Nigeria: The Unlikely Trump Fans in the Southeast

[This is Africa] On the surface, Donald Trump’s earnest support from a group of secessionists in Southeastern Nigeria might seem odd, especially when one of the biggest charges being hurled at his administration is anti-Black racism. However, the Biafran support of Donald Trump is nuanced. They don’t agree with him on everything- but they don’t feel they have to.

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