Congo-Kinshasa: Campaigning Violently Suppressed

[HRW] Kinshasa -Government security forces across the Democratic Republic of Congo have forcibly dispersed opposition campaign rallies ahead of the December 23, 2018 national elections. Security forces killed at least 7 opposition supporters, wounded more than 50 people, and arbitrarily detained scores of others from December 9 to 13.

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Africa: Total and CFAO Team Up to Offer Close-to-the-Customer, Premium Car Care Solutions

[35°N] Paris, December 17, 2018 – Total and CFAO are joining forces to offer premium, professional car care services to customers in Africa. Under their agreement, CFAO will set up AutoFast car maintenance and repair center franchises in Total’s retail network of service stations, giving drivers access to expert car care.

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South Africa: ‘Every Attack On a Farm Is an Attack On Our Country’ – ANC Western Cape Condemns Farm Attacks

[News24Wire] The ANC in the Western Cape has spoken out against the spate of farm attacks in the province, and called on police to intensify their intelligence operations against those who carry out such attacks.

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Africa: Lessons From the Massive Siemens Corruption Scandal One Decade Later

[The Conversation Africa] Ten years ago a colossal corruption scandal involving Siemens, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering companies, shocked the world. The scale of it marked it out as the biggest corruption case of the time.

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