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Sudan protest leaders, rebels end rift over power deal

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protest leaders and their rebel partners have ended their differences over a power-sharing deal signed with the country’s military rulers, vowing to work jointly for peace, a leading protest group said Thursday. On July 17, the umbrella protest movement signed a power-sharing accord with Sudan’s …

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World Bank deploys $300 mn to DR Congo to contain Ebola outbreak

Washington, United States | AFP | The World Bank announced Wednesday it was deploying another $300 million in crisis aid for DR Congo to help contain the year-old Ebola outbreak. The financing comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) last week declared the current outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International …

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Boris Johnson on Uganda

  Comment | BORIS JOHNSON | February 2, 2002|  You would need a heart of stone not to have been moved by the little Aids-ridden choristers. We sat under a mango tree, before a dancing-space of packed red earth, and what a preposterous delegation we were. There was Mr Rod …

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Kenya’s finance minister, tops officials arrested for graft

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said. Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had ordered the arrest and prosecution of Rotich and 27 other …

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Algeria are African football champions

FULL TIME: Algeria 🇩🇿 1 (Baghdad Bounedja 2′)  Senegal 🇸🇳 0 Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Friday’s final in Cairo. Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in …

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LIVE: Sadio Mane vs Mahrez in Senegal-Algeria final

64 MINS: Algeria 🇩🇿 1 (Baghdad Bounedja 2′)  Senegal 🇸🇳 0 Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Salif Sane returned in Senegal’s defence alongside Cheikhou Kouyate for Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations final against Algeria in Cairo with Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly suspended. Sane partnered Koulibaly in Senegal’s opening game of the tournament but …

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