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Rwanda:260 People Poisoned By Sorghum Beer in Gicumbi

2018-08-16 12:37:50
[New Times] 260 People in Bwisige Sector, Gicumbi District, were last Sunday affected by homemade sorghum beer known as Ikigage. An 8-year-old boy died while 66 others were immediately hospitalized, police told The New Times. Source

South Africa:Govt's Expediency is Messing up Land Reform Process

2018-08-16 11:54:05
[The Conversation Africa] It's highly likely that an amendment will be made to South Africa's constitution that will allow for land expropriation without compensation following a decision to do so by the ruling party the African National Congress (ANC). Source

Ethiopia:Olympian in Self-Imposed Exile Will Return

2018-08-16 10:31:46
[VOA] After winning the silver medal in the men's marathon at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feyisa Lilesa spent two years in self-imposed exile in the United States. Now, he's returning home. Source

Angola:Savimbi's Remains May Be Exhumed This Year

2018-08-16 10:09:19
[ANGOP] Luanda -The exhumation and burial of remains of the opposition UNITA party's founder Jonas Malheiro Savimbi, killed in action in 2002, may occur this year, according to the party's leader, Isaias Samakuva. Source

Liberia:Weah Meets Opposition Today

2018-08-16 09:45:04
[New Dawn] President George Weah and opposition parties are due to meet here today, 16 August based on the president's request to promote the spirit of national unity and political tolerance between government and the opposition. Source