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US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation.

The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent state in 1960, and the …

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Kiir Blames Envoys for Lack of Deal on South Sudanese States

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has accused several foreign envoys of bias against his government, as the envoys try to help Kiir and the opposition strike a deal on the number of states in the …

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Human Rights Conditions Deteriorate in South Sudan

JUBA - U.N. officials say human rights conditions in South Sudan are deteriorating as a February 22 deadline for creating a transitional unity government draws near.

Three U.N. human rights commissioners who wrapped up their eighth mission to South Sudan …

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Global Companies Find Themselves Ensnared in Angolan Corruption Case

WASHINGTON - As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos defended himself by pointing to the couple's accounting firm. Sindika Dokolo said if people do not trust …

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Car Bomb Targets Turkish Engineers Outside Mogadishu

- At least three people were killed and more than 20 others, including Turkish nationals, were wounded when a car bomb targeting foreign nationals exploded Saturday in the town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers outside of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

Al-Shabab has …

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Car Bomb Targets Turkish Engineers Outside Mogadishu

- At least three people were killed and more than 20 others, including Turkish nationals, were wounded when a car bomb targeting foreign nationals exploded Saturday in the town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers outside of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

Al-Shabab has …

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Members of Ethiopian Diaspora Gather at British Home of Former Emperor

BATH, ENGLAND - Traveling to the British town of Bath has become a pilgrimage of sorts for people of Ethiopian heritage. When Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie had to go into exile, he landed in Bath. The town, about 145 kilometers …

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Doping Trial Involving Former World Athletics Chief Adjourned After Opening in Paris

PARIS - A Paris corruption trial against a once-powerful figure in world sports opened Monday but was quickly adjourned.

The trial against 86-year-old Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of World Athletics' governing body, has been adjourned until June, following …

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