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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Congo-Kinshasa: Terror Attacks on Ebola Centers Raise Fears of Contagion

[VOA] The charity Doctors Without Borders has suspended its Ebola virus-fighting operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after attacks on two of its treatment centers this week, raising the risk that Ebola infections in the area will increase.

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Zimbabwe: Opposition Outrage At President’s ‘Lies" About Rapes During Crackdown

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of “lying to the world” after the Zanu PF leader downplayed reports of widespread rape as the security forces launched a brutal crackdown after last month’s anti-government protests.

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