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Economist: Abraham Accords, US Loan Will Help Revitalize Sudan’s Economy

Sudan took another big step this week toward rejoining the international community and losing its label as a pariah state by officially signing an agreement…

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Africa Forges Ahead with Free Continental Trade Bloc Despite Pandemic

Despite a second wave of coronavirus in many African countries, the continent on January 1 launched the world’s largest trade bloc after the World Trade…

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China-Vietnam Border Wall Would Target Smugglers, Chinese Economic Refugees

Reports that China is building a wall along the border with Vietnam to keep its own citizens at home spotlights economic hard times on the…

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Traders, Truckers Protest Cameroon-Chad Border Closing Over COVID

YAOUNDE – Traders and truck drivers in Cameroon and Chad held a nine-minute protest Wednesday on the N’Gueli bridge that crosses the border, with each…

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US Private Investment Initiatives Pump Billions Into Africa

How big is the U.S. commitment to Africa? Let us count the ways, says Victoria Whitney, chief operating officer of the Prosper Africa initiative, launched…

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Rapid COVID-19 Tests for Kenyan Truckers Revive African Economies

The International Organization for Migration is providing rapid COVID-19 tests to thousands of truck drivers across Kenya as part of an effort to reinvigorate regional…

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Uganda’s ‘Taxi Divas’ Rise From Covid-19’s Economic Gloom

The women grappled with each other inside the vehicle. The driver jerked to ease the grip around her neck, then turned to elbow her attacker…

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Mali: Over 100 Jihadist Prisoners Released in Apparent Exchange

More than 100 jihadist prisoners have reportedly been released in Mali in an apparent exchange for a politician and a French aid worker. Agence France-Presse…

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