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#UgandaToday ____________________________________ 8:47am AROUND THE CONTINENT: 8 jihadists killed in Sinai, says Egypt army By AFP: The International Criminal Court in The Hague said Wednesday it will combine the cases of two ex-militiamen, including senior football official Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona (pictured), for war crimes allegedly committed in the Central African Republic (CAR).

New Vision , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Sudan's economic decline provides fuel for anger against Bashir

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir speaks during the signing of a peace deal between the Central African Republic government and 14 armed groups following two weeks of talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Sudan, February 5, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

870,000 children killed in war in 5 years

Others include Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

Missing links in proposed Mombasa-Lagos highway

The road is planned to pass through six countries — 737km in Nigeria, 1,044km in Cameroon, 1,319km in the Central African Republic (CAR), 1,561km in DR Congo, 740km in Uganda and 1,100km in Kenya.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Why Can’t Nigeria Get Its Election Timetable Right? By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Nigeria’s diaspora makes the sixth largest remittance in the world yet it is sidelined from voting — something well in progress in smaller African countries such as Botswana, Chad, Central African Republic and Cape Verde.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

INEC: Can Mahmood Yakubu redeem his image at stake? | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

War torn countries like DR Congo, Iraq and Central African Republic have successfully conducted acceptable elections recently.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

MSF says UN failed civilians in Central African Republic attack

The United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) were "ineffective" in protecting civilians from attacks by armed groups in the town of Batangafo in October and November, a medical aid organisation has said in a new report.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 18, 2019

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year

That is how an international aid agency has described United Nations peacekeepers deployed during days of violence last year in the Central African Republic.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 17, 2019

Kagame replaced by Egypt’s Abdel Fattah as AU heads of state meet in Addis

Commenting on the agenda for the AU, international news agencies reported on Feb.09 that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that peaceful elections in DR Congo, Mali and Madagascar, as well as peace deals in South Sudan and Central African Republic and the truce between Ethiopia and Eritrea, were signs of a “wind of hope” on the continent.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

Groups say Malabo on revenge mission

“The warrant accuses the 16 targets of money laundering and financing terrorism and the arms trafficking in the Central African Republic,” the statement says.

The East African , Kenya Feb 17, 2019