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Africa Daily News Reviews 25th November; Cameroon, Egypt, Mali, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Liberia 

Cameroon:  Opposition MPs Demand Open Debate on Anglophone Crisis. opposition lawmakers disrupted parliament for a second day in a row Friday as tensions deepen over the government’s handling of the crisis in the country’s anglophone regions. (Voice of America )
Zimbabwe: Emerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe President in a ceremony at a packed stadium in the capital, Harare. The swearing in follows the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power.(Africa Links 24)

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa’s Inauguration Speech. He feel deeply humbled by the decision of Zanu-Pf party to nominate me to be the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. He says Mugabe to him, remains a father and a mentor. (All Africa)

Nigeria: Biafra agitation ‘dead and gone,’ Nigeria info minister jabs IPOB. Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has taken a swipe at Biafra separatists in the country’s southeast. According to him, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) did not have any concrete backing in the southeast adding that they were ‘dead and gone.’ (Africa News)

Mali: Four UN peacekeepers and one Malian solider were killed in an attack in Mali, the United Nations mission there said Friday. The United Nations said several more people were injured, with some in critical condition. (CNN)

Egypt: Attack on mosque kills over 230 people in  Sinai region. Egyptian president Abdul Fatteh Al-Sisi has vowed a ‘brutal response’ to an armed attack on a mosque in the country’s Sinai region. The attack which took place during Jum’ah (Friday prayers) has led to over 230 deaths and hundreds injured, the state broadcaster has reported. (Africa News)

Egypt attack: Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond with “the utmost force” after 235 people were killed at a North Sinai mosque during Friday prayers. (BBC)

US President Donald Trump today said the international community cannot tolerate “barbaric terrorist” groups as he called his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to offer condolences after militants killed over 200 people in Egypt’s North Sinai region. (Outlook)

South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein Increases Oscar Pistorius’s Murder Sentence to 13 Years for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The SCA delivered its judgment on Friday morning. The State had applied to have Pistorius’ initial six-year prison sentence increased. (All Africa)

Liberia: UP Youth Wing Demands President Sirleaf’s Expulsion. According to the young people, the President is no longer committed to the cause(s) of the party and her actions and inactions are detrimental to the forward march of the institution (All Africa)

Ethiopia: A Federal High Court in Ethiopia has handed varying jail terms to four people connected to a terrorist attack plot in the Oromia regional state. The state-affiliated FBC said the four had been jailed for being active to commit terror attacks. (Africa News)



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