Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Frustrating Mbeki – Chamisa

[Zimbabwe Standard] OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said former South African president Thabo Mbeki’s initiative to bring Zimbabwe’s political protagonists to the discussion table has hit a brickwall because President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not interested in talks with the opposition.

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Nigeria: Nigerians React to Genevieve Nnaji’s "Lionheart" Neftlix Debut

[Guardian] Genevieve Nnaji’s directional debut Lion Heart has had a remarkable journey since it was first announced. Asides the massive reception and nominations it got across the intercontinental cinemas, Lion Heart is Netflix’s first Nigerian purchased film.

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Somalia: UN Envoy Appeals for End to Clan-Based Fighting in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle Region

[UN News]“All parties must refrain from violent actions, make immediate efforts to de-escalate the situation and resolve their differences through peaceful dialogue and compromise,” said Nicholas Kay, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

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