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Thursday, March 30, 2017


Tunisia Agrees to Take Back 1,500 Migrants from Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Tunisia had agreed to take back 1,500 rejected Tunisian migrants from Germany, after an attack by a Tunisian...

Kenya govt shutdown 130 schools over Insecurity

The Kenyan government has closed down 130 primary schools due to the ongoing insecurity in Kerio Valley of West Pokot county. West Pokot Senator, John...

Nigeria’s apex bank clarifies forex intervention move

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said that its current intervention in the foreign exchange market was purely to easethe pressure on the...

Armed faction enters major Libyan oil ports, putting output at risk

An armed faction entered two major Libyan oil ports on Friday, pushing back forces that captured and reopened the terminals in September, officials and...

Angela Merkel meets with Egyptian president in Cairo

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Cairo at the start of a two-day trip to Egypt and Tunisia.Her visit is to push for the...

Russia urges National dialogue to end Libyan crisis

Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is pushing for an inclusive national dialogue in Libya. He made this known at talks with Fayez Seraj, the...

Rwandan man gets 15 years for involvement in genocide

A Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the US after helping to carry out deadly attacks during his country's 1994 genocide has...

Bakri Saleh sworn in as Sudan’s first PM

Sudan has sworn in a new Prime Minister. He is a former army general and top aide to President Omar l-Bashir. Bakri Hassan Saleh was...

UN decries ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia

A ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reduce illegal “secondary” migration. And as a result, tens of thousands are risking...

57 Al-Shabaab members killed by Somali force

At least 57 members of the so-called al-Shabaab group have died in one of the deadliest assaults on the al-Qaeda-linked group by the joint...
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