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  1. [ICG] Ten months after its launch, the G5 Sahel joint force (FC-G5S), a joint project under- taken by the five countries of the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad) is slowly taking shape.
  2. [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Twenty-four women will be tried in a district court in Khartoum on Sunday for 'wearing inappropriate clothing'. Public order police stormed a party on Wednesday evening, where the girls and women were wearing trousers.
  3. [VOA] Two East African countries say U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is "dangerous" and could spark an international crisis.
  4. [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -People with albinism, estimated at one in 15,000 sub-Saharan Africans, are frequently shunned, attacked and even killed
  5. [Zimbabwe Independent] Former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are leasing out land they controversially seized from Interfresh Holdings Ltd's Mazowe citrus estate a few years ago to local businessman Hamish Rudland, exposing their counterproductive posturing and double standards while still in power, investigations show.