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Ethiopia Leader Rejects Egypt's Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

0 Visits: 71 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 08:23:23
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile.

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US-backed Somalia Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists During Raid

0 Visits: 177 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:22:50
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday.

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African Development Bank Makes a Compelling Case for Africa's Industrialization

0 Visits: 92 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 21:33:45
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa's industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

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Egypt Raises 'Extreme Concern' About Nile Dam with Ethiopia

0 Visits: 53 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 21:10:30
CAIRO — Egypt's president on Thursday expressed his "extreme concern" to Ethiopia's visiting prime minister over the lack of progress in talks on the impact of a massive upstream dam that Egypt fears could cut into its vital share of the Nile.

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Uganda's Leader to Sign Death Warrants Again After 19 Years

0 Visits: 62 | Thursday January 18, 2018 - 20:59:50
KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda's president said Thursday he will sign the first death warrants in nearly two decades to create fear among criminals in the East African country, vowing to "hang a few."

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The Small African Nation Leading the Defiance Against Trump

0 Visits: 236 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 07:46:07
While the "giants" of Africa seem reticent to get into a war of words with, or even react to Donald Trump's derogatory comments and tough policy actions, Botswana, a small country with only two million people, has no such problems.

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Turkey, Somalia Sign Economic Partnership Agreement

0 Visits: 472 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 10:30:53
ANKARA — Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership.

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Kenya Says One Killed as Suspected al-Shabab Militants Attack Convoy

0 Visits: 211 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 21:36:09
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan officials said Saturday a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy of vehicles.

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African Countries Demand Donald Trump Apology over Slur

0 Visits: 93 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 10:27:17
UNITED NATIONS All African countries at the United Nations unanimously demanded that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations.

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Tanzania Fines 5 TV stations over Report on Human Rights Abuses

0 Visits: 136 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 09:38:17
NAIROBI — Tanzanian authorities should immediately annul fines levied against five television stations that the country's regulatory commission accused of broadcasting seditious and unbalanced content, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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