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  • African migrants

#1 – A Camp Meant For African Migrants Is Now A Ghost Town

For all that is written about the Jungle’s squalor and its violence, by the end, the camp had also become a community of friends, drawn together by forces none of them could have predicted. Read More >> Source: Washington Post

  • Former militants at a rehab centre

#2 – Is Rehabilitation The Way To Go For Former Somali Militants?

So far, no graduates from Baidoa, a UN backed rehabilitation centre, have rejoined al-Shabab, but the process is far from perfect. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

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#3 – ‘The International Caucasian Court’ That’s What Gambia Calls It

Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the Hague-based tribunal of "persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans". Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

  • Ethiopia Foreign businesses

#4 – Foreign Companies In Ethiopia Left Gutted After Protests

AfricaJUICE, a Dutch company whose fruit processing plant in Ethiopia is one of almost a dozen factories attacked during the most recent outburst of protests by the Oromo ethnic group. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

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#5 – Caused Cameroon Train Crash

The train which crashed last Friday in Cameroon was travelling at an "unusually" high speed. The passenger train was travelling from Yaounde, the capital, to the port city of Douala when carriages flipped over at high speed. Read More >> Source: BBC

  • Controversial Uganda Video

#6 – Why This Video Was Banished In Uganda

A music video by Luket Ministries, an Oklahoma missionary group working in Uganda, features five white women in traditional Ugandan dresses dancing with plastic jerry cans, knocking back deworming tablets, and eating sukuma wiki, or kale, with their hands. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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#7 – The Best Places To Do Business In Africa

The top five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are Mauritius ranked 49, down from 32 last year, Rwanda at 56 from 62 last year, Morocco 75 from 68 last year, Botswana 72 from 71 last year, and South Africa at 73 from 74 last year. Read More >> Source: eNCA

  • Understanding The Numbers After South Africa's Budget Speech

#8 – Here Are Some Of The Key Issues To Look Out For In South Africa’s Budget Speech

The heat will be on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan when he delivers his mid-term budget at a time when the economy is stagnating, the nation stands on the brink of a junk credit rating and universities have been rocked by student protesters demanding free education. Read More >> Source: Bloomberg

  • Courier App

#9 – The Technology Solutions For Africa’s Transport Woes

Previously, companies would have relied on expensive courier services like DHL. But, increasingly, Uber-style courier apps are springing up in Africa, such as Kenya’s Sendy and South Africa’s WumDrop. They are seeing strong uptake. Read More >> Source: AFK Insider

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#10 – Forbes Africa Looks For Its Person Of The Year

There are two African presidents on the nominees list, two South Africans also make the list with an African country completing the list. Read More >> Source: Africa News

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