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Ghana Elections: A Victory for Mental Health?

Ghana Elections: A Victory for Mental Health? | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Last month, for the first time in Ghana’s history, people with mental disabilities living in public psychiatric hospitals were able to cast a vote for their president. But amidst the initial praise surrounding the peaceful election, and the furore around opposition allegations of electoral fraud, this significant step in Ghanaian democracy has been largely overlooked.

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Africa Press News

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Pan-African online magazine, news and information of Africa. Daily News of 55 countries of Africa, news written by young editors journalists established in English-speaking and French-speaking Africa.
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Peacekeepers accused of abusing children in Central African Republic - U.N.

Peacekeepers accused of abusing children in Central African Republic - U.N. | African News Agency | Scoop.it
One girl said she performed sexual acts on French soldiers
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Ghana : We Can Overcome Poverty - Akufo-Addo (Audio)

Ghana : We Can Overcome Poverty - Akufo-Addo (Audio) | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says victory for the NPP in the 2016 general election is of the utmost necessity, because it will provide Ghanaians with the opportunity to rebuild, once again, a country that has every sector of its economy in tatters.
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Congo opposition protests against the announced constitutional amendment

Congo opposition protests against the announced constitutional amendment | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Congo Brazzaville, 09/24/2015 : The Congolese opposition reacted strongly to the announcement Tuesday of the President of Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso want to change the Constitution so that 71, he has reached the age limit imposed by the Constitution which limits to two the  number of mandate that head of state, in office since 2002, will be made at the next Presidential  in 2016.

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Ethiopia : The first tram in Africa commissioned in Addis Abeba

Ethiopia : The first tram in Africa commissioned in Addis Abeba | African News Agency | Scoop.it

«In recent days, the Ethiopian capital has two tram lines. A brand new infrastructure in avery poor country always.»

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A Photojournalist's Final Pictures Capture the Realities of Ebola in Liberia

A Photojournalist's Final Pictures Capture the Realities of Ebola in Liberia | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Michel du Cille died last week while in Liberia documenting Ebola's impact.
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Burkina Faso secrets laid bare as toppled president's papers sold

Burkina Faso secrets laid bare as toppled president's papers sold | African News Agency | Scoop.it
In Burkina Faso's version of WikiLeaks, enterprising advocates of transparency were selling the secret financial and legal papers of the toppled president's family to anyone with a few francs to spare. The sellers nearly yanked passersby off their motorcycles while shouting "black list!", "the complete files!" in front of their source: the pillaged home of Francois Compaore in the capital Ouagadougou. He is brother to ex-president Blaise Compaore, who was forced out after 27 years in power on October 31 by citizens outraged over his plans to extend his presidency in this poor west African state. "It was all found at Francois' house.
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Journalists flee Burkina Faso's national TV headquarters in Ouagadougou as gunshots are fired Burkina

Journalists flee Burkina Faso's national TV headquarters in Ouagadougou as gunshots are fired Burkina | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Journalists flee Burkina Faso's national TV headquarters in Ouagadougou as gunshots are fired #Burkina pic.twitter.com/zwGMAJlMZg

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Burkina Faso Military Divided on Who Rules After Compaore

Two Burkina Faso military officials separately claimed control over the West African country after President Blaise Compaore resigned, ending his 27-year rule.
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Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.
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Kenya: William Ruto wants the chase of his trial in ICC but in her absence

Kenya: William Ruto wants the chase of his trial in ICC but in her absence | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The Kenyan vice-president William Ruto, charged with crimes against humanity during post electoral acts of violence of 2007-2008.
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Italy The balance sheet gets heavy in Lampedusa

Italy The balance sheet gets heavy in Lampedusa | African News Agency | Scoop.it
While a new drama of immigration occurred on Friday evening in Malta, the island of Lampedusa still relies deaths. And the balance sheet does not cease getting heavy.
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The chemical weapon of Algeria threatened with destruction by USA

The chemical weapon of Algeria threatened with destruction by USA | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Algeria country possessor of important supplies of chemical and biological weapon, representing huge threats for the security of the Algerian population.
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WikiLeaks - The New Dirty War for Africa's uranium and mineral rights

WikiLeaks - The New Dirty War for Africa's uranium and mineral rights | African News Agency | Scoop.it

The mining sector in Central African Republic: an overall view These documents provide a 360 degrees view on the mining sector and its relationships with one of the poorest countries in the world, Central African Republic, showing the numerous...

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Mali: report of the regional and municipal elections

Mali: report of the regional and municipal elections | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Bamako, 09/24/2015 : Regional and local elections were postponed, the Malian government announced Wednesday. Originally scheduled on September 23, the new date must be held these elections has not yet been communicated. The executive said that "a consultation framework will soon be convened" to "define the terms of the deferral."

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Tunisia - Eid : day off, peace day

Tunisia - Eid : day off, peace day | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Tunisia, 09/24/2015 : Day of remembrance of Abraham's sacrifice, Eid allows ten millionTunisians gather around a million sheep for a real party.

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Algeria: Human Dignity Condition Met At Tamanrasset Reception Centre

Algeria: Human Dignity Condition Met At Tamanrasset Reception Centre | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The reception centre of nationals from Niger to be repatriated offers all the conditions of respect of human dignity, said Sunday in Tamanrasset, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior of Niger, Adam Ider.
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Kenya : Kenyan women pay the price for slum water "mafias"

Kenya : Kenyan women pay the price for slum water "mafias" | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Poor people pay between 10 and 25 times more for their water than what the official water company charges
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Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'

Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara' | African News Agency | Scoop.it
http://goo.gl/icCqywIn the weeks before violent protests, some
Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
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Civilians 'must run Burkina Faso'

Civilians 'must run Burkina Faso' | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The UN and African Union warn military leaders who have seized power in Burkina Faso to hand power to civilians, as hundreds gather to protest.
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Burkina Faso leader urged to resign

Burkina Faso leader urged to resign | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Burkina Faso's opposition renews calls for the immediate resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as hundreds of protesters gather in the capital.
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Clashes as 'one million' protest Burkina leader's power bid

Clashes as 'one million' protest Burkina leader's power bid | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Ouagadougou (AFP) - Protesters battled police in the capital of Burkina Faso on Tuesday after a massive rally against plans to let the long-serving president extend his rule beyond 30 years.
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Angola becomes again the first purchaser of Russian weaponry in Africa

Angola becomes again the first purchaser of Russian weaponry in Africa | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Russia has just concluded with Angola from the military contracts representing a billion dollars, which make of Luanda the first customer of Russian weaponry in Africa
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Tunisia : Emergent call for a reaction

Tunisia : Emergent call for a reaction | African News Agency | Scoop.it
For the last two days, 5th and 6th of October 2013, about 220 students and 74 teachers from all Tunisia have participated in the big International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM/ ICPC).
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Sudan : Thousands of Sudanese demonstrate against power

Sudan : Thousands of Sudanese demonstrate against power | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Thousands of Sudanese began demonstrating on Friday in the fifth day of a wave of protests against the lifting of subventions in combustibles which made dozens deaths...
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