Africa: Somaliland, Somalia, Hunger, Tigray

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Congo’s president says Rwandans waging ‘economic war’
Tanzania accused of violence on Maasai protesting eviction
Mali’s withdrawal from G5 Sahel effective from June 30
Mali: New eye-witness testimony describes killings and mass displacement amid surge in violence in Menaka
Congo peat: The ‘lungs of humanity’ which are under threat
Support referendum for Biafra, Oduduwa Republic, Ambazonia – IPOB begs EU
How refugees from Burundi in Kenya are empowered to farm
Down memory lane when Rwanda and Burundi joined the EA party
Drought impact: Acute malnutrition among children rises 40% in Somalia & Somaliland

Guinea Bissau President visits Rwanda
Protests Erupt in Senegal as Government Stymies Opposition
How To End The Endless Biafra War
Breakdown of relations betwen Mali and France
Refugees Flood Cross River As Ambazonian Separatists Wreak Havoc In Cameroon Communities

1865 June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day, US
Witnesses say more than 200 killed in Ethiopia ethnic attack
Biafra civil war wrong, immoral, regrettable — Archbishop Kaigama
Biafra: IPOB secures Liaison Office in Catalonia Spain
Disappointment at cancellation of the Pope’s visit to South Sudan

June 20: World Refugee Day
China Says It Is Willing to Help End Conflict in Horn of Africa
Turkey, Equatorial Guinea to share military intelligence, cooperate on defense, conduct joint drills
EU: Blame Russia, not sanctions, for global food crisis
South African Supreme Court revives decade-old mining claim against Lesotho
EU should arm Ukrainian ports to solve food crisis, Lithuania minister says
Eritrea: Martyrs Day Commemorated with Patriotic Zeal
Mali government says jihadi rebels kill 132 civilians
Window of opportunity closing for South Sudan, on road to lasting peace
Belgium returns Congo independence hero’s tooth to family
South Sudan parties lack political will to hold elections: NDM
UN says Libya’s rivals fail to reach deal in election talks
Millions are facing acute hunger in Somaliland in the worst drought in over a generation
East African leaders send regional force to eastern Congo
Public outcry over the cutting of popular musician’s dreadlocks by police in Freetown
Guinea: junta mounts pressure on two mining giants

Seychelles and Australia in lockstep in defending interests of small island states
Cape Verde budgets $85 million to cushion Ukraine war fallout
Tunisia demonstrators call for toppling Saied’s ‘coup’
Mauritius reaffirms strategic importance of GCC countries
ECOWAS stabilisation force deployed in troubled Guinea Bissau
Supporting Cameroonian refugees fleeing intercommunal killings
Eritrea: North Koreans With Black Faces – OpEd
Is it time to make real, the promise of democracy in Sierra Leone?
Thousands languishing at home as attacks in Eswatini lead to safety concerns
Burundi sees jump in 2022/23 spending, 8% of GDP deficit
Guinea: Player Paul Pogba receives hero’s welcome
Lesotho police under fire for allegedly shooting, killing university students during protest
Zambian Authorities Arrest Chinese Child Exploiter Who Fled Malawi
Suspected Islamist Militants Kill 132 Civilians in Central Mali
Botswana Bags Opportunity To Host Miss World Festival 2024
Russia, China foiled UN meetings on Tigray famine, says Lowcock
Buhari asks US, UK to ban IPOB, says Biafran group ‘behind pipeline vandalism’
Observer Group Calls for Broader Definition of Conflict Diamonds Amid Russia-Ukraine War
EU urges Ethiopia to lift fuel restrictions to Tigray

China accelerates its expansion in Eritrea
Remains of Congo’s first leader are returned from Belgium
Algeria cuts tourism ties with Spain over Western Sahara row
Rwanda looks to gain political leverage after it agrees to a refugee deal with U.K.
Burkina Faso to create military zones to fight jihadi rebels
Tripoli factions on edge as Libya stalemate festers
Zimbabwe Teachers, Health Workers on Strike to Demand Payment in US Dollars
South Sudan fights child marriage where girls sold for cows
Triple punch of shocks threatens to upend debt sustainability and recovery in Africa
Zimbabwe’s ZIMSAT-1 scheduled for launch next month
Cape Verde is exporting music and vibes to the world
‘De Facto Lethargy’ in Central African Republic, Despite Escalating Attacks
Somaliland: Fears of mass death in Horn of Africa as Ukraine war and drought contribute to food shortage
Cape Verde steps up its pace in IP protection
Congo Brazzaville: New law cracks down on violence against women
World Bank to Support Somalia’s Drought Response through Cash Transfers to 500,000 Households
Bissau mayor suspended by government for alleged corruption
Eswatini writer Kota wins overall Commonwealth Short Story Prize
Somalia: ‘The worst humanitarian crisis we’ve ever seen’
Illegal timber trade persists in The Gambia’s Upper River Region
Ghana, Lesotho collaborate on petroleum downstream
Return to office hands Mohamud chance to reshape troubled Somalia
The story of powering sunny Sierra Leone
Fish are vital to Seychelles residents – but “boats from far and wide” are a growing threat
Zambia: Hope for Kabwe Lead Poisoning Victims
Sierra Leone government borrowing grew to record high of almost 80% of GDP as fiscal deficit doubles
World Bank to disburse $2.3 billion to these 11 African countries amid food shortages
Malawi President Strips VP’s Power After Corruption Allegations
Togo and Gabon to become newest members of Commonwealth this week
China wants bigger role in Horn of Africa security: Envoy
Malawi: Protestors take to streets over racist video ridiculing children
CAF Chooses Amazigh Name for WAFCON 2022 Official Mascot
Eritrea women’s team footballers still in hiding after escaping in Uganda
Ethiopian Government Calls Tigray Fuel Shortage a ‘Myth’
Biafra: HURIWA berates Buhari for keeping Nnamdi Kanu, 80-year-old ‘mother’ in detention
UN rapporteur: Eritreans forcibly recruited as soldiers for Tigray war

German-funded inquiry into DRC atrocities slammed as ‘cover-up’
Oil exploration: Environment and ocean protection come first, says Seychelles’ President
Gambia orders Turkey’s Hizir armoured personnel carriers
Western Sahara: Algeria and Spain’s dangerous row
Murder claims grip world-famous gorilla park in the DRC
Khat Plant Market is Booming Worldwide with Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda
Mauritania, EIB to cooperate on renewables, green hydrogen
The Current Situation Over The Western Sahara Conflict
When Satellites Capture a Crisis
Will Djibouti become a market for Uganda’s organic food?
Aura announces massive increase in uranium grade at Mauritania project
What Does “Autonomy” Mean for Western Sahara?
Burundi drummers forced to dance to official beat
Liberia: ‘Cultural Beliefs Responsible for Human Rights Abuse’
Israel Recognizes Morocco’s Sovereignty Over Western Sahara
Uganda- South Sudan trade aims for a fresh start
Liberia: US$40,000 Rehabilitation Center Unaccounted for in Bomi County
Transnistria to Western Sahara, 7 Nations That You Don’t See on World Map or Globe
Commonwealth countries set to meet in Rwanda: What to expect
Liberia: “Strange Bedfellows Micromanaging the President”
At least two killed as security forces clash in Libya’s Tripoli
Kinyafranglais: how Rwanda became a melting pot of official languages
Over 45,000 out-of-school children in Sierra Leone to benefit from Qatari support
Libya discusses export of fish to Italy and the rest of the world
Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa braces for potential challenge from his VP Chiwenga
Economic Progress of Togo and Western African States Highlighted by Qatar Economic Forum
UN to Hold New Libya Talks as Stalemate Persists
Zimbabwe eyes readmission into Commonwealth at Kigali meeting
Guinea: Opposition activists cancel planned march in Conakry June 23
Tunisia’s trade union centre rejects IMF reforms
Zimbabwe has lived through decades of lies
IMF releases $216m to Senegal
Tunisian police arrest ex-prime minister Jebali on suspicion of money laundering
Ukraine war felt as far as drought-hit Somaliland
Senegal’s opposition supporters bang pots and pans in noisy protest
Central African Republic Seeks Improved Military Cooperation With Cameroon
Somalia faces worst humanitarian crisis in recent history
In Senegal, Protests Turn Violent Ahead of Elections
Central African Republic Soldiers, CPC Rebels Clash In Bakouma
Egypt looks to Somalia for more influence in Red Sea, Nile dam dispute
Students in Dakar bang pots, honk horns in protest called for by opposition
Gambia Builds Diplomatic Relations With Congo Brazzaville
President of Zambia to European Parliament: “Zambia is back in business”
Senegal’s opposition leader calls for another mega protest on June 29
Thousands need urgent help as gold rush fuels clashes in northern Chad
Hichilema: Zambia ‘well placed’ to cope with food crisis
Undertones: Is there a perversion of decolonial narratives in Mali?
Broken promises: Cameroon’s troubled disarmament initiative
Agritech start-up launches new digital farmers’ market in Zambia; Plans expansion to 5 countries and network of container farms
Mali: Macina Katiba hunted down after massacre of 132 civilians
‘Black Hole For Human Rights’: Tit-for-tat Killings Increase in Cameroon
Zambia: Is Maize a ‘Political’ Crop?
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Defends IPOB, Insists It´s Not Terrorist Group
When Can Ngonnso Return Home?
Fuel price hike will hit Malawi consumers hard
We Do Not Engage In Pipeline Vandalism, IPOB Replies Buhari
Eswatini: ‘Winter revolution’ cripples international company, locals affected
Govt’s inaction on child protection cost Malawi K245bn in 2019 alone
Biafra: What Nigerians must do to avoid another civil war – Buhari
From eSwatini to LA, baby! ‘Youth must know that going international is possible,’ says AFDA student
Former Malawi Police Chief Kainja arrested over corruption

1975 June 25: Mozambique Independence Day
1960 June 26: Madagascar Independence Day
1960 June 26: Somaliland Independence Day
1977 June 27: Djibouti Independence Day
1976 June 29: Seychelles Independence Day
1960 June 30: Democratic Republic of Congo Independence Day