Nigeria: Desperation to Hold Power Fuels Conflict, Says Jonathan

[Guardian] Abuja -”There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.”

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South Sudan: Respond to ‘Legitimate Grievances’ of Sudanese People, UN Human Rights Experts Urge, Following Protests

[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.

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Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak is Second Worst in History

[IRC] Geneva, Switzerland -Today (November 29, 2018) the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reached 426 cases, surpassing the number of cases in the 2000-2001 Uganda outbreak and making it the second worst in history after the 2014 West Africa outbreak which killed over 11,000 people.

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Zimbabwe: Police Boss – Mnangagwa Saved Chamisa From Arrest Over August 1 Shootings

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP commissioner general Godwin Matanga has warned that police are ready to arrest opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa for allegedly inciting the August 1 post-election violence which left six peopled dead and several others injured.

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South Africa:A Law Isn’t Enough to Stop Domestic Violence

[ISS] Twenty years after the Domestic Violence Act was passed, intimate partner violence remains a serious problem in South Africa. Victims of domestic violence, the police and shelters face numerous challenges in responding to the crisis.

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