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Cameroon:UNHCR Alarmed By Continuing Forced Returns of Nigerians By Cameroon

[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today expressing its alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon's Far North Region. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Don't Send Nigerian Refugees Back to Boko Haram Violence - UN

[Vanguard] The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authority not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Do Not Send Refugees Back to the Violence They Fled From, UN Agency Urges Cameroon

[UN News] Despite warnings, Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers who fled Boko Haram violence continue to be returned from Cameroon, the United Nations refugee agency has said, underscoring the need to accord international protection to those in need. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Don't Send Nigerian Refugees Back to Boko Haram Violence, UN Urges Cameroon

[Premium Times] The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authority not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from. (AllAfrica)

Angola:The Runaway Plaintiff Making a Mockery of Justice in Angola

[Maka] In my professional career, I stood trial three times due to my exposés on the powerful elite in Angola. The first time, the plaintiffs were the President and the Attorney General (AG). The second time, I took on eight generals in a bundle as the plaintiffs. Now, in a repetition of the circumstances of that first trial, the plaintiffs are once again that former president and his AG. (AllAfrica)

Central African Republic:Central African Republic - UN Defends Role in Bangui Clashes

[Deutsche Welle] More than 20 people died in clashes when UN troops conducted an operation in the volatile PK5 neighborhood of Bangui earlier this month. DW spoke to the head of the mission. (AllAfrica)

Congo-Kinshasa:Displaced Congolese Face Being Returned to Harm's Way

[HRW] Since mid-December, unidentified assailants have killed more than 260 people and burned thousands of homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Djugu territory in Ituri province. The atrocities we have documented include massacres, rapes, and decapitation. More than 200,000 people have fled their homes, many to neighboring Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Central African Republic:Bemba Seeks Access to Confidential ICC Records On His Financial Status

[Bemba Trial Website] Jean-Pierre Bemba is seeking to gain access to all confidential records related to his assets and financial status that are in the possession of the Registry of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The records were filed in the Congolese opposition leader's main trial in which he was convicted and handed an 18-year prison term. However, Melinda Taylor, who represents him in a separate trial over witness tampering, says these records are needed in preparing sentencing submissions. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Commonwealth Summit - PM Yang Represents President Biya

[Cameroon Tribune] The summit that ends in London this April 20, 2018 is on the theme, "Towards our common future." (AllAfrica)

Angola:IMF Predicts 2.2% Growth for Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again analysed Angola's economic perspective and predicted a growth of about 2.2 per cent for this year and 2.4 per cent for next year. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Competition Bill Passed in General Terms - Parliament -

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Assembly approved last Thursday in general terms the Competition Bill submitted by the Executive and which is intended to better regulate commercial competition in Angola. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angolan Nationalists Should Be Honoured - Ambassador

[ANGOP] Luanda -The continuous recognition of the historical figures of the various political parties that fought for the liberation of Angola was defended on Thursday in Luanda by the ambassador of career, Luís Neto Kiambata. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angola and Togo Prepare Top Level Meeting

[ANGOP] Luanda -The republics of Angola and Togo will analyse, with greater depth, their bilateral relations and new co-operation areas at a top level meeting, which is to take place this year in a place yet to be defined. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Body of Gabon Man Found - Port Elizabeth

[SAPS] Police in Port Elizabeth recovered the body of David Rene Roger Bellet-Brissaud (48) this afternoon, 19/04 from the Port Elizabeth harbour. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Villages Burn as Troops Clash With Separatists

[VOA] In Cameroon, officials say eight villages in the English-speaking northwest have been torched and hundreds of residents have fled amid clashes this week between security forces and separatist rebels. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:'Smart Classrooms' a Top Priority - Government

[New Times] Equipping secondary schools with 'smart classrooms' remains a government priority in education sector and there is optimism that all public schools will have been connected by 2020, according to Rwanda Education Board (REB). (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:Govt Commits to Halve Malaria Cases in Five Years

[New Times] Rwanda has joined the recently launched Commonwealth Nations initiative to curb malaria by half in the next five years. (AllAfrica)

Namibia:Angola's Lourenço to Attend Cassinga Day

[New Era] Windhoek -Angolan President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço has accepted an invitation by President Hage Geingob to pay a state visit to Namibia and participate in the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Cassinga massacre. (AllAfrica)

Congo-Kinshasa:U.S. Keeping a Close Eye on Kabila and Election Plans

[allAfrica] The U.S. says it welcomes plans by the Democratic Republic of Congo to set up a special fund to manage all aid donations, said Elizabeth Jaffee, Senior DRC Desk Officer Elizabeth Jaffee on the country's humanitarian assistance and policy, on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Sports for Peace - Youths Coached On Olympic Values

[Cameroon Tribune] The 2018 edition of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace was celebrated in Yaounde recently. (AllAfrica)

Africa:Cross-Border Terrorism - African Police Officers Discuss Prevention Techniques

[Cameroon Tribune] They are from six Sahel nations where militant attacks have recently been on the increase. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Improvement of Livestock Productivity - Govt, Partners Reach Milestone

[Cameroon Tribune] The project for the evaluation and efficient management of national resources of animal feed for improved livestock productivity in Cameroon was closed on Thursday April 19, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Congo-Kinshasa:Government Concerns Over Management of Aid Funds

[Cameroon Tribune] Some 280 billion FCFA was recently raised in Geneva for emergency aid in the country. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:Commonwealth Summit - PM Yang Represents President Paul Biya

[Cameroon Tribune] Hereunder is a press release from the Prime Minister's Office. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon:For a Brighter Future

[Cameroon Tribune] The scars of insecurity in the Far North Region instigated by recurrent raids by the Islamic activist group, Boko Haram are still very much visible in many schools across the region. (AllAfrica)

Namibia:Complaint Over High Road Entry Permits

[New Era] Ongwediva -Businesses from the Cunene Region in neighbouring Angola have pleaded with the Namibian government to revise the daily road entry permit fee on vehicles at the border. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:Hassabo Heads Meeting On Sudanese - Chadian Borders Development Conference

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabou Mohamed Abdul;-Rahman chaired in the Republic an Palace Thursday , meeting on arrangements for the Sudanese-Chadian Borders Development Conference set to take pace in Al-Genaina town , capital of West Darfur State , April 24-25 with participation of Presidents of the two countries, political parties , native administrations and businessmen in Sudan and Chad. (AllAfrica)

Eritrea:Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

[Shabait] Statement Delivered by H.E Minister Osman Saleh Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea during the 24th Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide against Tutsi in 1994 (AllAfrica)

Africa:Rayon Makes History With Group Stage Berth

[CAF] Rayon Sports has become the first Rwandan club to reach the mini-league stage of a major continental club championship. (AllAfrica)

Angola:Angola On Coordinated Action for Justice and Fairness

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's present and future call for a concerted action to improve resource shortage, sustainable development, equal opportunities for citizens and justice in the application of law. (AllAfrica)

Burundi:Refugees in Tanzania to Return Home

[East African] Tanzania, Burundi and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have agreed to start voluntary repatriation of Burundian refugees from Tanzania on April 5. (AllAfrica)