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Zimbabwe's Mugabe may Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

0 Visits: 122 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 09:56:32
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him.

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Lifting Sudan Sanctions to Yield Positive but Gradual Effect: Finance Minister

0 Visits: 138 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 09:43:44
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's economy is headed toward gradual recovery, Finance Minister Mohamed Othman Rukabi said at a forum on Saturday, just one day after the US lifted its 20-year-old economic sanctions opening the way for critical economic reforms and badly needed investment.

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U.S. Lifts Sudan Sanctions, Wins Commitment Against Arms Deals with North Korea

0 Visits: 162 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 17:19:48
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States lifted long-standing sanctions against Sudan on Friday, saying it had made progress fighting terrorism and easing humanitarian distress, and also secured Khartoum's commitment not to pursue arms deals with North Korea.

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Cartoonist Detained in Equatorial Guinea for Weeks Without Charge

0 Visits: 160 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 14:13:45
NEW YORK — Authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately release cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, whom they have held without charge for weeks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Seeking Home in the Midst of Cameroon's Chaos

0 Visits: 129 | Thursday October 05, 2017 - 20:01:31
YAOUNDE, Cameroon — My teeth chatter and my knees quake. I'm sitting in a dark movie theater while my little one watches The Lego Ninja Go movie.

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South Sudan Soldiers Quit Disciplined Forces over Lower Salaries

0 Visits: 150 | Wednesday October 04, 2017 - 21:35:02
JUBA, South Sudan — Abraham Lual Mayar, a veteran South Sudanese soldier, decided to quit the disciplined forces citing meagre perks that confined him to poverty for many years.

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How to Ensure a Credible, Peaceful Presidential Vote in Kenya

0 Visits: 101 | Monday October 02, 2017 - 17:11:16
Kenya must hold repeat presidential elections before 1 November, after the country's Supreme Court annulled a first vote that took place in early August.

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Kenyan Police Fire Teargas at Opposition Protesters in Nairobi

0 Visits: 151 | Monday October 02, 2017 - 15:03:45
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police on Monday fired teargas at opposition supporters in the Kenyan capital Nairobi who were calling for the sacking of officials they blame for last month's botched presidential election, Reuters witnesses said.

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Somali Man Faces Terror Charges in Canada Stabbing, Car Attacks

0 Visits: 165 | Monday October 02, 2017 - 11:54:04
EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - A Somali refugee who had been on a watch list over extremist views faced five counts of attempted murder and terror charges on Sunday after Canadian police said he stabbed a police officer and ran down four pedestrians with a car in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Ethiopia: Anti-government Chants Ring out on Oromo Irreecha Festival

0 Visits: 268 | Sunday October 01, 2017 - 21:25:06
BISHOFTU, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Hundreds of people chanting anti-government slogans marched in the central Ethiopian town of Bishoftu on Sunday at a religious festival where a stampede triggered by a police move to quell protests killed dozens of people last year.

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