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25 August, 2016
The United Nations has condemned the arrests of 32 people in the Democratic Republic Congo after a nationwide opposition-led strike call gripped parts of the country, calling some of them ‘arbitrary’.
25 August, 2016
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex (LGBTI) in Uganda is still considered a western concept, however, non-governmental organisations are working to educate the public on homosexual issues.
25 August, 2016
A group of civil society organisations yesterday launched a campaign to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and collect views of Ugandans about the United Nations-led global development agenda.
25 August, 2016
Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition.
25 August, 2016
Environmental justice organisation, Earthlife Africa, says renewable Independent Power Producers (IPPs) have benefits for the country.
25 August, 2016
The chief executive officer of the Global White Lion Protection Trust, Linda Tucker, says very few white lions are still roaming freely in South Africa. Wildlife activists are calling on the world to preserve and protect rare white lions before they are extinct.
25 August, 2016
Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and chairperson of the National Planning Commission, Jeff Radebe, has launched the National Development Plan (NDP) Communications Strategy and the unveiling of NDP 2030 Brand Identity.
25 August, 2016
The Fees Commission of Inquiry looking into the feasibility of free tertiary education will resume with its public hearings on 22 August 2016 at the Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga.
18 August, 2016
The chief health officer in the Ministry of Health, Setshwano Mokgwetsinyana, says Botswana has made strides in addressing drug addiction.   This shows in, among others, the funding of 12 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) offering rehabilitation throughout the country.
18 August, 2016
The newly established Kabbe South Development Association (KASODA) in Namibia has praised government and Roads Authority for constructing a 22-km access road between Izimwe and Nakabolelwa that the community-driven organisation feels will boost economic and social development in Kabbe South.
18 August, 2016
Some government officials including Members of Parliament are sexual predators targeting minors but continue to walk scot-free.  
18 August, 2016
The Tanzanian government and the World Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which the latter will provide US$209 million for the implementation of six-year Rural Electrification Expansion Programme.  
18 August, 2016
Non-governmental organisation, Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT), says the country’s youth find themselves jobless and at the mercy of politicians who use them to engage in political violence.  
18 August, 2016
In one of Africa’s largest ports, in Cape Town, South Africa, many boats come for fuel and repairs.   Many of the fishermen on these boats are from Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, and they are victims of abuse and forced labour.  
18 August, 2016
A survey by Afrobarometer shows that the youth in Africa are losing interest in politics.  

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