Zimbabwe:Ruling Party Heads Meet in Esigodini

[The Herald] Zanu-PF’S heads of department are set to meet today at Esigodini to discuss preparations for the party’s conference in December. The party, early this month, shifted the venue for the event from Gwanda to Esigodini in Umzingwane district.

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Cameroon:Women Rally Demanding End to Violence

[VOA] Bamenda -Hundreds of women gathered on the streets of Bamenda, an English-speaking town in northwestern Cameroon, to protest the violence afflicting their communities. In an emotionally charged event Friday, they called on the government and armed separatists to lay down their guns and engage in meaningful dialogue for peace.

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Kenya:U.S. Mulls Closing Its Military Bases in Kenya

[Nation] The US Defence Department is considering closing military outposts in Kenya and three other African countries while also halving the number of its special operation forces on the continent, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

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Nigeria:Nigeria Deep in $30 Trillion Global Loss to Inequality

[Guardian] An economist and former Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, once said: “Income inequality is troubling because, among other things, it means that many people in our society do not have the opportunities to advance themselves… .No economy can succeed without a high quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalisation and technical change.”

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