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Rebels Attack Central African Republic Capital Amid Election Dispute

Rebels attacked the Central African Republic capital of Bangui on Wednesday, in an escalation of violence following the presidential election last month.President Faustin-Archange Touadera’s army, with the aid of Russian and Rwandan troops alongside U….

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Activists Demanding Release of Former Nigerian Presidential Candidate Take Protests to Court

Supporters of detained former Nigerian presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore have taken their protests to an Abuja court, where his case is being heard. Sowore and…

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Sudan Signs on to Abraham Accords, Normalizing Relations With Israel

Sudan has officially signed the Abraham Accords, agreeing to normalize relations with Israel.  The deal paves the way for Sudan to relieve its massive debt…

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Cameroon’s President Praises Return to Peace

Cameroonian President Paul Biya said in a December 31 address to the nation that newfound collaboration between his military and civilians has greatly contributed to…

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Kabore Dissolves Burkina Faso’s Government

Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, reelected for a second term, dismissed Prime Minister Christophe Dabiré from his post on Wednesday and dissolved the government,…

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US Proclamation Giving Morocco Sovereignty Over Disputed Region Draws Backlash in Africa

JOHANNESBURG –  African analysts and political parties are expressing alarm over the sudden U.S. announcement recognizing Morocco’s sovereignty over the disputed territory of Western Sahara. U.S. President Donald Trump announced the decision Thursday after…

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Close Election Shows Maturing Democracy, Ghanaian Analysts Say

ACCRA – Ghanaians re-elected President Nana Akufo-Addo this week in a close contest against former president John Mahama.  But Mahama’s National Democratic Congress party gained…

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Trump Orders Most American Troops to Leave Somalia

The Pentagon said Friday it is pulling most U.S. troops out of Somalia on President Donald Trump’s orders, continuing a post-election push by Trump to…

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