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Cameroon: Boko Haram Raids Displace Thousands More in Cameroon

2020-02-21 10:50:35
[VOA] New Boko Haram attacks have displaced more than 3,000 people along Cameroon's northern border with Nigeria in the past three months. Authorities say the Nigerian Islamist militants torched houses, abducted, raped and looted, creating panic among villagers. Source

South Africa: South Africa-Mozambique Cooperation Reduces Rhino Poaching

2020-02-21 10:47:56
[VOA] Officials at South African National Parks say cooperation with neighboring Mozambique has been a key factor in reducing rhinoceros poaching in the famous Kruger National Park. Kruger is home to the world's largest wild rhino population, and has proven a tempting target for poachers who for years jumped the park's borders. Source

Africa: U.S. Military Assures Africa of Continued Support

2020-02-21 10:44:03
[VOA] U.S. military commanders say the United States will support African governments in their efforts to secure and stabilize their countries. The eighth Africa Land Forces Summit in Ethiopia ended with a call on African troops to improve their human rights record. Source

Kenya: Why Elite Cohesion Is More Important Than Ethnicity to Political Stability

2020-02-21 10:08:29
[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan politics is often depicted as a battle between different ethnic "Big Men" who can mobilise their supporters with a click of their fingers. The ability of successive generations of the Kenyatta family to rally the support of the Kikuyu community, and of Odingas to command the loyalty of Luos, means that it is also seen to be dominated by a small number of dynasties - a Game of Thrones, if you will. Source

Zimbabwe: Nothing Has Improved Since 2017 - Methodist Church

2020-02-21 10:03:11
[Zimbabwe Independent] THE Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church in Zimbabwe, Reverend Dr Solomon Zwana's five-year term at the helm of one of the largest Christian denominations in the country is coming to an end at the end of the year. His successor will be chosen at a conference in August. Dr Zwana, a former secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC), will leave the position at a time Zimbabwe is going through political, social and economic turbulence. In an interview with Zimbabwe Independent (ZI), News E Source