Politics & Power

Rights groups call on Tanzania to drop pregnant student ban

Human rights groups are rallying to pile pressure upon Tanzania’s government to drop a ban against pregnant schoolgirls and teenage mothers from attending school.

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Money & Markets

Somalia: US reopens permanent USAID mission

The United States is reopening its permanent US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, more than 28 years after it closed in

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Health & Security

Kenya: Police break up Sudan solidarity protest

Police in Kenya fired teargas and violently dispersed hundreds of people participating in peaceful demonstrations on Wednesday, calling for an end to violence against

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Energy & Environment

Tanzania bans plastic bags to curb pollution

Tanzania is the latest East African nation to implement a ban on plastic bags in a bid to clean up the environment.

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