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Trump to speak at anti-abortion rally in Washington

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump will appear via video link during this year’s March for Life, a mass rally of anti-abortion activists taking place Friday in Washington, the White House said. Trump “will become the first sitting president to address the March for Life from the …

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Sudan police beat protesters at demo against rising prices

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Anti-riot police fired tear gas and beat protesters with batons Tuesday as hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated against soaring bread prices near a presidential palace in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent said. Bread prices have more than doubled after a jump in the cost of flour due …

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Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Hundreds of Sudanese students from the University of Khartoum threw stones at anti-riot police Monday on a third day of protests against soaring bread prices, an AFP correspondent reported. Bread prices more than doubled last week as flour manufacturers raised prices on dwindling wheat supplies …

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Sudan student killed in protests against bread price rise

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | A student was killed in Sudan on Sunday during protests against soaring bread prices, officials and witnesses said. Protests broke out in areas of war-torn Darfur and Blue Nile states as well as the capital Khartoum with demonstrators burning tyres and blocking roads and police …

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Protest in Sudan against rising bread prices

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Police fired tear gas on Saturday at groups of students protesting in a central Sudanese town against soaring bread prices, witnesses said, as opposition parties called for anti-government demonstrations. Bread prices almost doubled on Friday across Sudan after flour manufacturers raised prices amid dwindling supply …

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DR Congo bans planned anti-Kabila march by Catholics

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A planned demonstration against Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila organised by Catholics has been banned a day before it was to take place in the capital, Kinshasa’s governor said Saturday. “The city does not have sufficient numbers of police officers to supervise this …

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DRC Catholics challenge Kabila with demo call

  Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Catholics in crisis-torn Democratic Republic of Congo vowed Saturday to defy a protest ban and hold a “peaceful march” Sunday to urge implementation of a deal for President Joseph Kabila to leave office and for delayed elections. Kabila has been in power since …

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Guinea president confirms February 4 local elections

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | President Alpha Conde of Guinea has given the green light for local elections to be held on February 4, 2018, the first such vote for the country’s 342 voting districts since 2005. Conde signed a decree released late on Monday that notified the National Independent Electoral …

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