Africa: Engaging Religious & Traditional Leaders Is Crucial If We Are To Achieve SDG5 By 2030

[allAfrica] More than half a century after most African states gained independence, and despite many becoming modern states, traditional religion and culture continue to play a critical role in daily life across the continent. Religious leaders and traditional chiefs enjoy the trust of people who respect them as protectors of local customs and traditions.

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Africa: The first African Digital Rail Summit is opening in Cape Town, to accelerate Africa’s economic integration

[35Nord] Cape Town, South Africa, 25 February 2019 – “Africa: The continent of the digital future for rail” is the theme of the first African Digital Rail Summit, organised in Cape Town, South Africa, from 25 to 27 February by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the International Union of Railways (IUC), based in Paris.

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Zimbabwe: Diplomacy On Zimbabwe Can Remain Quiet – but It Must Get Tough

[The Conversation Africa] Cries of moral outrage have greeted the brutal crackdown by the Zimbabwean security forces on nationwide protests sparked by a sudden, massive, government-ordained hike in the price of fuel. Naturally enough, the demand is that “something must be done” to stop the brutality

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