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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Authorities realised the closure of schools in March to stop the spread of COVID-19 led to a rise in child marriage, child labour, and gender-based violence

[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Embassy in Berlin last week Friday finalised the visa applications for a 15-member Robert Koch Institute delegation that departed on Saturday, 17 October, to Namibia on the invitation of Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, the Minister of Health.

[AIM] Maputo -- A further 241 people have recovered from the Covid-19 respiratory disease over the previous 24 hour period, the Mozambican Health Ministry reported on Sunday.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Internationally-acclaimed imbube/iscathamiya group Black Umfolosi is showing no signs of slowing down.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mutare businessman-cum-musician Brian Samaita was on Friday recognised for the sterling job he is doing in ploughing back to the community of Manicaland province.

[Dalsan Radio] Famous Somali soul singer Seynab Haji Ali commonly known as Bahsan has passed away in Mogadishu today after a long illness.

[Cameroon Tribune] 101,341 pupils and students enrolled in schools and colleges up from 21.824 on day one of the 2020/2021 academic year.

[Cameroon Tribune] The enthusiasm animating students and teachers as they open the 2020-2021 school year flattered the Secondary Education Boss in the South West Region.

[Foroyaa] The Ministry should not take any chances with the lives of young people. Schools should not wait until young people appear without mask and send them home for parents to purchase them.

[Ghanaian Times] Takoradi -- The Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) will on Monday resume passenger services on the Takoradi-Sekondi rail line through Kojokrom, the Acting Traffic Manager, Comfort Awinya, has announced.

[Namibian] A private sector tourism organisation has defended their appointment of a non-Namibian as the country's first travel ambassador last week after this caused a storm on social media.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) has launched a new campaign targeting to boost support for the importance of the tourism industry and its contribution to Seychelles' economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The video game "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" has become a platform for politicians and political activists in the US presidential election campaign. But how can video games be used as a platform for campaigning?

How can the world become more socially just? Indian scholar and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was awarded the German Book Trade's annual peace prize for his work combating social inequality.

Currently exhibiting in Berlin, the Nigerian artist has been labeled the top art 'star of tomorrow' by Kunstkompass. In her art, Otobong Nkanga examines human exploitation of land.

[Nation] Bidco Africa seeks to contract women and youth to supply sunflower and bamboo. The firm's agribusiness development lead Mr John Kariuki said they plan to engage those whose size of farms are more than an acre.

[Nation] Thika-based juice maker Del Monte Limited has announced plans to increase its female workforce to 10,000 in the next four years.

[Dalsan Radio] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), in collaboration with the International Centre for Peace, Human Rights and Development (IPHRD-Africa), has held a sensitisation meeting to enhance the participation of Somali women leaders in peace processes, human rights and nation-building.


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