Ethiopia:Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

[Ethiopian Herald] Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.

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Africa:#MeToo – Good Men Should Not be Quiet Spectators

[allAfrica] The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week has crowded social media with personal stories of sexual harassment or assault. This virtual march of solidarity marks both the urgency of finding a shared voice and the hidden scale of assault that did not previously have a register

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Nigeria: News of President Buhari’s Trip to U.S. ‘Fake’

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to disregard the fake news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S.

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South Africa: Did Police Flee From Prophet Bushiri’s Bodyguards?

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) has rejected published reports that his security detail had a a three-hour standoff with that country’s police when they wanted to obtain a statement from him which ended with the officers fleeing.

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