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Sudan to crack more on protesters

Sudanese security forces violently removed a protest camp in the capital, Khartoum, on June 3. SUDAN | Eric Keels and  Joshua Lambert | In addition to brutally beating the pro-democracy protesters, government troops also fired on the demonstrators. Early numbers suggest that at least 61 people died during the week, …

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Kigali photo fest

Rwanda gets contemporary art festival | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Photography is more than the art of taking a picture. It is a powerful story-telling tool. It is, therefore, not surprising that it is increasingly being courted as a medium to narrate the diverse African experience on one stage called the …

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Kenya’s hunger games

Why some Kenyans are going hungry months after a bumper maize crop | Timothy Njagi Njeru | Why are people going hungry in April after a bumper crop of staple maize was harvested last year? Distribution remains a persistent challenge when it comes to food access in Kenya. There has …

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‘Rwanda’ a family again’

President Kagame sees hope, 25 years after genocide Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | President Paul Kagame said April 07 that Rwandans had become a family again; 25 years after more than 800,000 people were slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world. Kagame lit a remembrance flame at the Kigali …

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Egypt voices support for protest-hit Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Egypt’s foreign minister on Thursday voiced support for Sudan’s embattled government, as Khartoum grapples with demonstrations against price hikes in which a disputed number of protesters have been killed. Cairo’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and intelligence chief General Abbas Kamel arrived in Sudan’s capital on …

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