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Africa

Africa:Why Moot Courts Can Play a Valuable Role in Teaching Kids About Human Rights

Friday at 09:55 AM, via allAfrica

[The Conversation Africa] The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 this year. It was adopted by global leaders after World War II to try and avoid future conflict on that scale. The declaration ushered in what we know and understand about human rights today. It calls for nations to “strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive...

Africa:Banks Get Tools to Spot Human Traffickers Moving Illicit Profits

Friday at 09:54 AM, via allAfrica

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A set of sophisticated tools will help financial institutions uncover profits from human trafficking – estimated at $150 billion per year – that are moving through their systems, an anti-trafficking coalition said on Thursday.

Africa:Africa’s Losing Out On Football Talent. They Need to Figure Out Why

Friday at 09:54 AM, via allAfrica

[The Conversation Africa] A number of African countries must be wondering ‘what could have been’ if they were able to field several of the players who starred for champions France and third placed Belgium at the 2018 World Cup tournament. The top talents for Belgium include Romelu Lukaku (parents from Democratic Republic of Congo), Mousa Dembélé (father from Mali) and Marouane Fellaini...

Congo’s Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future

Friday at 09:41 AM, via Reuters

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila said in a speech on Thursday that a presidential election in December would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.

DRC leader maintains suspense over plans

Friday at 08:30 AM, via News24

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, is keeping his country guessing over his political plans five months ahead of crucial elections.

DR Congo leader maintains suspense over plans

Friday at 06:35 AM, via eNCA

In a state-of-the-nation speech that had sparked intense speculation of an announcement,Joseph Kabila vowed to stand by the 23 December date for the poll

DRC leader still coy on role in long-delayed election

Thursday at 21:27 PM, via News24

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila in a national address says the long-delayed December election is “a matter of sovereignty” but he still doesn’t say what role he will play.

Ethiopia names ambassador to Eritrea as ties thaw

Thursday at 21:27 PM, via News24

Ethiopia has appointed an ambassador to Eritrea for the first time in 20 years, state-affiliated media has reported, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves between the neighbours.

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