All posts by: Aaron Brooks

18 November 15

UN, AU Troops on Their Way to Burundi

United Nation (UN) and African Union (AU) troops look set to be deployed in Burundi, as the nation’s political crisis reaches melting point.

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18 November 15

Violence Spreads Across Burundi Capital

Violence continued to spread across Burundi’s capital over the weekend with at least six people killed on Sunday night alone – and an orchestrated attack on the mayor’s home.

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15 November 15

Africa Could Lead the Way on Renewable Energy, Says IEA

Africa has been touted the first region in the world which could power its development through renewable energy.

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15 November 15

Total Startup Contest to Support New Business Development in Africa

Startups from across the African continent will be vying it out for the award of “Startupper of the Year,” in a contest created by energy firm Total.

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11 November 15

UN Admits It’s Unprepared for Genocide in Burundi

A UN human rights official has admitted the organisation is less prepared to deal with genocide in Burundi than it was before the 1994 atrocity in Rwanda.

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11 November 15

New Tanzania President Vows to Fight Corruption, Curbs Tax Exemptions and Travel For Officials

Tanzania’s new president John Magufuli has vowed to fight against graft and corruption in the country.

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11 November 15

S. Sudan Plane Crash Survivor Tells of Ordeal, How He Saved Baby

The only adult survivor of a cargo plane crash in South Sudan has told how he protected a stranger’s baby as the aircraft descended into a bank of the River Nile.

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09 November 15

Burundi: 9 Killed As President Vows to Crush Opponents

Nine people have been killed in a Burundi gun attack after the president gave a chilling warning to opposition members on Friday.

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06 November 15

Russian Plane Crashes in South Sudan, Over 40 Feared Dead

More than 40 people are feared dead following a plane crash, involving a Russian built aircraft, shortly after it took off from Juba International Airport.

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06 November 15

Tanzania Gears Up Sex Education to Tackle Teenage Pregnancies

Tanzania has ramped up its sex education efforts in a bid to curb the high levels of teenage pregnancies in the East African nation.

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