Africa:South African President Rejects Claims of Chinese ‘Colonialism’

[Focac] Beijing -South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday dismissed allegations of China practicing colonialism in Africa, saying China instead has been a partner in boosting social and economic development on the continent.

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South Sudan:Top UN Envoy Worries About ‘Security Gap’ In Power-Sharing Deal

[ISS] Parties to the South Sudan conflict signed a power-sharing deal on 5 August 2018 in Khartoum. The latest governance arrangement is part of several deals reached in the past few months. However, the numerous broken peace deals in South Sudan in the past raise concerns about implementation.

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Zimbabwe:Men and Boys Involved in Gender Equality

[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.

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