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Thursday, May 25, 2017


Security situation in DRC remains a source of concern – UN

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maman Sidikou, says “the deteriorating security situation in the DRC remains...

Western envoys shun Qatar event attended by Sudan’s Bashir

Western diplomats shunned the opening ceremony of a conference in Qatar on Sunday attended by Sudan's president, who is wanted for war crimes by...

Egypt’s Feb. annual urban consumer price inflation hits 30-yr high

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation soared to its highest level in more than three decades, hitting 30.2 percent in February, the statistics agency...

Another Zambian opposition figure arrested over Hichilema detention

Leader of Zambia’s Economic and Equity Party Chilufya Tayali, is the latest opposition figure to be arrested for weighing in on the treason case...

Moroccan court tries 25 over Western Sahara killing

A Moroccan court has resumed the trial of 25 Sahrawis accused of killing 13 people, mostly Moroccan security forces, in the contested Western Sahara's...

South Africans protest against new Social grants

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Friday over fears that South Africa’s welfare agency may be unable to make benefit...

Egypt says Trump to visit Cairo at earliest opportunity

Egypt said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump had told President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a phone call that he wanted to...

Ex-Guinea miniter convicted of laundering bribes

A former Guinean government minister has been convicted of laundering $8.5 million in bribes which U.S. prosecutors say he took in exchange for helping...

Italy sees U.S. supportive over Libya, denies Trump snub

Italian officials played down on Friday suggestions that U.S. President Donald Trump had snubbed efforts by Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to get Washington more...

Court remands seven Boko Haram leaders in Kuje Prison

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, has arraigned seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping, and murder...
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