Zimbabwe: Chamisa Slams Zanu-PF’s Bid to Raise Age Limit for Future Presidents

[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has chided President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF over alleged attempts to take away citizens’ freedoms through a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the presidential age entry point from 40 to 52.

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Africa: Sustainability, Peace, Security ‘Best Guarantee Against Instability’ – UN Chief

[Africa Renewal] “Peace and development are indivisible,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, encouraging a stronger push along what he dubbed “the peace continuum” as the “best guarantee against instability and insecurity.”

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Africa: Children and HIV/Aids – ‘We Need to Talk About Men’s Power Over Girls’

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -360,000 adolescents are projected to die of AIDS-related diseases between 2018 and 2030. This means 76 adolescent deaths every day — without additional investment in HIV prevention, testing and treatment programmes, UNICEF has said in a new report titled Children, HIV and AIDS: The World in 2030.

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The struggle to get Ebola vaccine to rebel-held areas of Congo

WHEN A YOUNG woman living near Beni came down with a fever, a nurse told her to go to the clinic for a test. But by the time the Ebola virus was detected in her blood, she was in a car bumping her way towards Kalungata, an area controlled by the Mai-Mai, a plundering, raping militia

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Nigeria: Buhari Speaks On Death of Several Nigerian Soldiers in Metele Boko Haram Attack

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, assuring at the same time that immediate measures are being taken to ensure that the loopholes which led to the fatalities are blocked once and for all.

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Zimbabwe: Police Boss – Mnangagwa Saved Chamisa From Arrest Over August 1 Shootings

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP commissioner general Godwin Matanga has warned that police are ready to arrest opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa for allegedly inciting the August 1 post-election violence which left six peopled dead and several others injured.

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