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Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt agree preliminary Nile dam deal

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have reached a preliminary agreement clearing the way for the filling and operation of a $5bn dam on the Nile.
from news africa on Jan 17, 2020.

Lesotho Prime Minister Thabane to step down

Lesotho's prime minister has agreed to step down following a controversy over the death of his first wife, his party announced on Thursday.
from allAfrica on Jan 17, 2020.

UK promises help for the greening of African cities

Britain's aid chief has pledged new UK aid to help build green African cities.
from DfID on Jan 17, 2020.

Development in danger, warns UN

Deepening political polarisation and increasing scepticism about multilateralism could seriously damage development prospects., warns the UN.
from UN on Jan 17, 2020.

'Unprecedented' number of crew kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea

Despite a decline in piracy incidents in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Maritime Bureau.
from IOC on Jan 16, 2020.

Red Cross volunteers attacked during ebola burial in D R Congo

Two D R Congo Red Cross volunteers were seriously injured in an attack on the burial of a suspected ebola case on Monday.
from IFRC on Jan 16, 2020.

Volcano forces over 124,000 Filipino children from their homes

At least 300,000 people have been evacuated or displaced by the Taal volcano in The Philippines since Sunday, and numbers are likely to rise, says a children's charity.
from Save the Children on Jan 16, 2020.

New evidence of denial of Rohingya citizenship in Myanmar

Myanmar should restore citizenship rights to Rohingya, says an international justice group, instead of forcing acceptance of National Verification Cards.
from Fortiy Rights on Jan 16, 2020.

First drone and data academy opens in Africa

The first African Drone and Data Academy has opened in Lilongwe, Malawi.
from Unicef on Jan 15, 2020.

Last year was the second warmest on record, says NASA

Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest since modern record-keeping began in 188, says NASA.
from NASA on Jan 15, 2020.
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