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  1. Africa: Over 113 Million Vaccinations Administered Across the Continent

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of October 26, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,471,859 while over 113,381,926 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
  2. Ethiopia: International Community Should Back Obasanjo's Peace Mission - Report

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -- The international community should rally around former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo's peace mission in Ethiopia, or risk all-out civil war within the country and even a regional conflagration which draws in Sudan.
  3. West Africa: ECOWAS Envoy Ordered Out By Junta

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -- ECOWAS representative Hamidou Boly was on October 25, 2021 named persona non grata and given 72 hours to leave Mali.
  4. Africa: Enlightened Climate Policy for Africa

    [Brookings] As the world convenes in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26), it is time to recognize Africa's role in averting a climate disaster without compromising the continent's growth and poverty reduction. The world needs to transition away from fossil fuels. But access to electricity is a human right as enshrined in sustainable development goal 7. Electric power is vital for any economy to advance, and relegating African countries to greater poverty is not the solution
  5. Namibia: Precedent for Same-Sex Couples, Rights of Children in Citizenship Ruling

    [Namibian] THE Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) says a recent High Court judgement confirming the Namibian citizenship by descent of a child born through surrogacy to a same-sex couple is progressive and demonstrates that the courts are taking cognisance of children's rights.