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UN Migration Agreement signed in Morocco

Over hundred-and-fifty countries sign the Global Compact on Migration in Marrakesh. The agreement is aimed at strengthening the cooperation among nations on the matter of migration + In Sierra Leone, a strike in the health sector widens as senior doctors join junior personnel in the protests + Is the President of Somalia heading for impeachment? Over 100 MPs have submitted a no-confidence motion against him

Zambia's President Lungu Allowed Third Term

Zambia's constitutional court declares that President Edgar Lungu will not be breaching the constitution if he runs for office again in 2021; Burundi's president calls for mediation over what he describes as an open conflict with neighbouring Rwanda; And why Africa needs more 'Agri-preneurs'.

Diane Rwigara: Rwanda government critic acquitted

A Rwandan court in the capital, Kigali, has acquitted government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother of charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.We remember the first person to have died in the Ebola epidemic of five years ago. A major museum of African art opens in Senegal.

Zanzibar cancels exams over leaked tests

In Zanzibar, students who should be going to upper secondary school for their next stage have faced a significant hiccup. National exams at their level have been cancelled, and it's all because of a cheating scandal + The BBC's Africa Eye investigation programme has uncovered evidence of secret torture and detention camps to silence dissent + We comment a video emerged on social media showing the convalescent President Ali Bongo seating side by side with the Moroccan King

'Mass Rape' In South Sudan

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says there has been a wave of "horrific episodes of sexual violence" against women and girls over the past 10 days in northern South Sudan; Goodluck Jonathan in a frank interview about his tenure and demise as president of Nigeria; And good news from Namibia where more and more people are testing to know their HIV status.

President Buhari Visits Boko Haram Frontline

Nigeria's President Buhari visits troops in Borno State to boost moral; On the Menu - fried grasshoppers - much loved in Kampala but why are their numbers declining? Plus the death penalty - do Gambians want it in their planned new constitution?

DRC Opposition Leader Returns Home

Felix Tshisekedi has returned to the Democratic Republic of Congo to launch his campaign for the presidential elections in December. He was accompanied by his running mate Vital Kamerhe a runner-up in previous elections + Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed sits with opposition members in 'historical meeting' + The tiny enclave of Lesotho is poised to be a significant player with International companies flocking there to cultivate a highly trending crop: marijuana

Uganda's weekend boat tragedy.

Only 32 people are confirmed as surviving Uganda's boat tragedy. Police say it's unlikely any more survivors will be found from the ferry which capsized at the weekend on lake Victoria. A conference focusing on the sustainable use of the world's oceans, seas, lakes and rivers is under way in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Ahead of World AIDS day we focus on the basics of HIV.

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