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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Africa

Pope Francis, Anglican Archbishop set to visit South Sudan

Pope Francis says he is planning to visit South Sudan with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. The Catholic Pontiff disclosed this during a visit...

Al-Bashir releases Czech Missioner sentenced to 24 years

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of a jailed Czech missioner, Petr Jasek, who was sentenced to 24 years in jail on...

Nigeria’s Central bank reintroduces charges on Cash deposits, withdrawals

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday announced the re-introduction of bank charges on certain categories of cash deposits and withdrawals. This came about three...

President Kenyatta charges citizens to pray for peace

Ahead of Kenya’s election, President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on citizens to dedicate their first week in the month of March to pray for...

Benin Republic to receive $150m IMF fund

The Republic of Benin is set to receive 150 million U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund for a three-year economic program. The programme is...

Sudanese president Omar Bashir accuses Egypt of arming Juba

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is accusing Egypt of providing South Sudanese President Salva Kiir with weapons and ammunition. Al-Bashir told a local newspaper in the...

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson in Egypt for talks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Egypt on Saturday meeting his counterpart Sameh Shoukry. It was his first visit to the country since assuming...

Ceasefire agreed following days of fighting in Tripoli

A ceasefire was brought into force early on Saturday in the Libyan capital, after two days of fighting between rival gunmen. The fighting between two...

Bantus, Pygmies sign peace deal in D.R. Congo

Peace is gradually returning to the Democratic Republic of Congo in the wake of the peace deal signed by the Pygmy and Bantu people to...

French defense minister says Malian peace agreement in order

French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the peace process in northern Mali is on the “right path” following the start of mixed patrols...
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