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Cameroon:Five Police, Five Soldiers Killed in Cameroon Violence

[VOA] Five soldiers and five policemen have been killed within 24 hours in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions. Separatists have claimed responsibility. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Bank of Kigali Records Over U.S.$20 Million Profit

[New Times] Bank of Kigali, the country's largest lender by total assets, saw a profit of Rwf17.7 billion in the first nine months of this year, an increase of 7.3 per cent year-on-year, according to the bank's latest performance report released yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Continent's Editors Hope for New Era in Zimbabwe

[SANEF] The African Editors Forum (TAEF) has welcomed the political change in Zimbabwe and has expressed hope that the presidency of Emmerson Mnangagwa will usher in a new era for media freedom in Zimbabwe. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:President Bashir Arrives in Chad

[SNA] Ndjamena, Chad -President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Friday arrived in Ndjamena, Chad, in a two day visit to Ndjamena, at the head of government delegation to take part in the celebrations marking the Chad National Day. (AllAfrica)

Angola:IMF's Evaluation Mission in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Evaluation Office will be working in Luanda from 01 to 05 December, with the aim of assessing the results of the IMF programme and performance in Angola. (AllAfrica)

Angola:25,000 Families Registered for Resettlement

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 25,000 families that had been displaced from endangered zones of Viana Municipality, Luanda Province, currently living in shanties located in the neighbourhood of Zango and Calumbo, have been registered for resettlement in better locations. (AllAfrica)

Burundi:Mkapa Urges Burundi Parties to Mend Fences, Forge Ahead

[Daily News] THE facilitator in the ongoing Burundi peace talks, Mr Benjamin Mkapa (pictured), has advised participants in the 4th session of the negotiations taking place in Arusha to think ahead instead of exhuming old graves. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Work Milieu - Companies Reaffirm Health Care Commitment

[Cameroon Tribune] The second edition of the public/private partnership to fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and Malaria took place on Thursday in Douala. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Abidjan Summit Ends, New Page Opens

[Cameroon Tribune] President Paul Biya and wife Chantal Biya left Abidjan yesterday, November 30 with rekindled hope after participating in the 5th AU-EU Summit. (AllAfrica)

Burundi:AU-EU Committed to Supporting African Youths

[Iwacu] Following the AU-EU summit which is taking place in Abidjan- Ivory Coast, the chairmen of EU and AU commissions jointly issued a communiqué reaffirming their strong commitment to support Africa. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:Al-Bashir to Head to Chad to Participate in Its National Day Celebrations

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir is due to leave for Chad Friday on a two-day visit to take part in Chad's National Day celebrations. (AllAfrica)

Burundi:Armed Thief Shot Dead in Gasekebuye Quarter, Police Say

[Iwacu] One thief with a defensive grenade was killed by a police agent in the early morning of this 30 November 2017 in Gasekebuye area, east of Bujumbura, national police say. People in the neighbourhood say the locality is rife with theft. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Police Start CAR Rotation

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP), yesterday, started the rotational deployment of three contingents of 420 officers under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Govt Urges Manufacturers to Tap Into Made-in-Rwanda

[New Times] Local manufacturers have been urged to respond to consumer demands during the 2017 Made-in-Rwanda trade exhibition. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:All Set for National Youth Chess Championship

[New Times] All is set for the 2017 national youth chess championship. The two-day event will kick off on Saturday at Kagarama Secondary School in Kicukiro district, Kigali. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Models With Disabilities Set to Rock in Fashion Show

[New Times] This Sunday (December 3), the National Council of Persons with Disabilities (NCPD), will join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Persons living with disabilities (PLWDs) through a fashion show. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda/Kenya:Amavubi Off to Nairobi for Cecafa Senior Challenge

[New Times] The national football team (Amavubi) will depart for the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Friday ahead of the 39th CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup slated for December 3 to 17. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Miroplast FC Sack Assistant Coach Niyibizi

[New Times] AZAM Rwanda Premier League newcomers, Miroplast FC, have sacked assistant coach Suleiman Niyibizi over not being committed to the job and "not having a good relationship" with head coach Hassan Muhire. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:World Aids Day - How Far Has Rwanda Come?

[New Times] As the world marks World AIDS Day today, stakeholders are calling on everyone to play their part in the fight against HIV/AIDS. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Civil Society Calls for Speedy Expropriation of Land Claimants

[New Times] At least 30 per cent of land expropriation claimants suffer delays in receiving their compensations, a new report by the Rwanda Civil Society Platform says. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angola Imports Over 400,000 Tons of Rice a Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons and thus meet its market needs. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angolan President Meets With UN Secretary General

[ANGOP] Abidjan -Angolan head of State João Lourenço met on Wednesday in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the sidelines of the 5th African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Summit. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:State Budget for 2018 - Priority to Completion of Infrastructure for AFCON 2019

[Cameroon Tribune] Following is government's economic, financial, social and cultural programme for the 2018 financial year presented by Prime Minister, Head of Government Philemon Yang at the National Assembly on November 29, 2017. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angola At China/CPLP Summit On Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola attended the China/Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) think tank summit held in Macao. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Education Minister Calls On Students to Focus

[ANGOP] Caxito -Education minister Maria Cândida Narciso last Wednesday called on the students of the Liceu Eiffel secondary school of Caxito City, northern Bengo Province, to really focus on their studies so that they can better contribute to the development of Angola and the creation of a fair and balanced society. (AllAfrica)

Angola:HIV On the Rise in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Hiv/Aids pandemic in Angola is spreading vertiginously, mainly in the provinces of Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Cuando Cubango and Cunene. (AllAfrica)

Central African Republic:The World's Most Dangerous Peacekeeping Mission?

[ISS] Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It's only a few hundred kilometres away from the capital Bangui, but the perilous roads and the danger posed by the armed groups that patrol them mean the town is almost entirely cut off from the rest of the country. (AllAfrica)

Congo-Kinshasa:Water is Life… or is it?

[Concern USA] We've all seen the videos and images online and on TV -- happy villagers pumping pure, clear water from a shiny new pump, all smiling and healthy. The message is clear and simple: "Water Is Life." And it's true... well, kind of.Sadly, most things in life are not as simple as the marketers would have you believe. Just ask our man, Felix. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Attack in the SW - Government Condemns Violence

[Cameroon Tribune] "In the night between November 28 and 29, 2017, some heavily armed terrorists attacked the elements of our Defence and Security Forces dispatched within the framework of an assignment to protect the territorial integrity of our country in the Agborkem German locality, in the Manyu Division, South-West Region. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Sirus Awards Honour Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 7th edition of the Sirus Awards was marked with a homage to Angola and its people, in recognition of the way the nation has been running its affairs. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Fire Ravages Cameroon Parliament

[East African] A fire destroyed the administration and finance offices of the main building of Cameroon's parliament overnight in Yaoundé, officials said on Friday. (AllAfrica)