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Sudan protesters hail landmark deal with generals

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country’s ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest. The power-sharing deal, reached in the early hours after two days …

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Afreximbank shareholders to earn $69million

The bank’s assets grew 15% to $15 billion in 2018 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Shareholders of Africa Import-Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to earn $69million as dividends following record growth in profits in 2018. Last year, shareholders earned $57.53million.  The decision was reached during the Annual General Meeting …

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African continental integration is long overdue  

COMMENT | Besi Ndereya | The 1960’s press clippings and portraits of African leaders still linger in the thoughts of many. Here was a generation of men standing at the precipice of an African renaissance. More often, each had courageously fought off the yoke of colonialism; liberating his people in the …

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DR Congo court to rule on disputed poll tonight

  Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo’s top court said it will give its verdict Saturday on the final election results which have been challenged both internationally and at home, spurning an appeal from the African Union to suspend the announcement. The Constitutional Court is urgently hearing an …

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Regional leaders head to Addis to discuss DRC situation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  African Regional leaders will meet in Addis Ababa tomorrow to help chat a way forward for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The meetings will start with a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika Summit, that will be followed by a consultative meeting between …

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