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President Beji Caid Essebsi is set to announce a Bill in favour of inheritance equality on Women's Day in Tunisia. This is seen as a liberal step in an Islamic nation where males inherit twice as much as females

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A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.

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Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.

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Technovation is the world's largest global tech entrepreneurship program for girls. This year, girls from Nigeria won the junior category of the competition for their app named FD-Detector (Fake Drug Detector), a life-saving app that spots fake drugs.

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Africa might not be changing its role in the world anytime soon if its young people are not at the centre of the continent's development agenda. While China plays a vital role in developing Africa's economy, the imbalances in trade are worrying, and the continent is still playing the role of a dumping ground.

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Francisca Awah Mbuli is a survivor of human trafficking. She founded the Survivors’ Network, an NGO that helps victims escape their trafficking situations, offers temporary housing, vocational training and other essential services for successful reintegration.

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Law student and anti-rape activist Khensani Maseko, 23, took her own life days after she reported her alleged rape by a fellow student to authorities at Rhodes University. Her tragic death has brought the issue of campus rape and rape culture back to the forefront.

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Emmanuel Shadary is President Joseph Kabila's preferred presidential candidate meaning that Kabila could remain in power if not in office.

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