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Exclusive – Gold Worth Billions Smuggled Out of Africa

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East – a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond – a Reuters analysis has found.Customs data shows that the …

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No US, Russia Support for UN Call for Libya Truce

UNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both said Thursday they could not support a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a cease-fire in Libya at this time, diplomats said, as mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of the Libyan …

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No US, Russia Support for UN Call for Libya Truce

UNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both said Thursday they could not support a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a cease-fire in Libya at this time, diplomats said, as mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of the Libyan …

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Ivanka Trump Announces $2M for Women in Ivory Coast Cocoa Industry

U.S. President Donald’s Trump’s daughter and senior White House adviser, Ivanka Trump, has announced a $2 million commitment to help women in Ivory Coast’s cocoa industry.Speaking at Cayat, a cocoa cooperative in the town of Adzope, Trump said Wednesda…

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US Agency Plans to Invest in Businesses That Empower African Women

A U.S. government agency says it plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in businesses that empower women in Africa.President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, and the acting head of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Davi…

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As Turkish-US Tensions Escalate, Ankara Looks to NATO

ISTANBUL As tensions escalate between Turkey and the United States over the procurement of Russian missiles, Ankara is looking to NATO, which it sees as taking a more nuanced stance on the controversial weapons purchase.U.S. Vice President Mike Pence…

As Turkish-US Tensions Escalate, Ankara Looks to NATO

South Sudan, Sudan to Keep Oil Flowing, Industry is the Glue that Binds Two Nations

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Sudan’s Military Warns Protesters to Clear Barricades as Talks Break Down

KHARTOUM Tensions are rising between Sudan's military and protesters who have held a weeks-long sit-in around army headquarters in Khartoum. The protesters have vowed to stay until the country returns to civilian rule.Sudan's transitional military council on Monday warned protesters it plans to clear the streets around the defense ministry.Meanwhile, protesters called for an even bigger demonstration raising the risk of confrontation. After weekend talks with protest leaders broke down, the military council issued a statement calling for barricades around the sit-in, which started April 6, to be immediately removed.The group leading the protest, the Sudanese Professionals' Association,

Sudan’s Military Warns Protesters to Clear Barricades as Talks Break Down

KHARTOUM Tensions are rising between Sudan's military and protesters who have held a weeks-long sit-in around army headquarters in Khartoum. The protesters have vowed to stay until the country returns to civilian rule.Sudan's transitional military council on Monday warned protesters it plans to clear the streets around the defense ministry.Meanwhile, protesters called for an even bigger demonstration raising the risk of confrontation. After weekend talks with protest leaders broke down, the military council issued a statement calling for barricades around the sit-in, which started April 6, to be immediately removed.The group leading the protest, the Sudanese Professionals' Association,

‘Welcome to France’: Plans to Lure More Foreign Students Has a Cost

PARIS France is spearheading a new higher education plan aimed to make it a more attractive destination for foreign students � but also a more expensive one. The move to raise foreign tuition fees has sparked protests, especially when it comes to African students who make up nearly half the country's foreign student body.In many ways, the University of Paris-Est Creteil, or UPEC, is the face of today's France � and of France's reputation abroad. Nearly 10 percent of its student body is international.So it's no surprise its administration has been closely tracking the government's new higher education plan.
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Media Invitation To Group B U20 Barthes Cup Press Conference

You are cordially invited to the SeedCoZimbabwe Under-20 National Rugby Team kit handover ceremony. Seedco Zimbabwe is one of the main team sponsors of the Junior Sables and this year they have renewed their sponsorship. The team is on the verge of pr…

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Mali Government Resigns After Massacre

Mali’s prime minister and his whole government resigned Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked the nation.The president accepts the resignation of the prime minister and that of the members…

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Al-Bashir Opponents Now Denounce Military Government

KHARTOUM After 30 years in power, Omar al-Bashir is no longer president of Sudan. But on Friday, a day after he was ousted, tens of thousands of people remained in the streets of the capital and other cities, denouncing the army’s plan to lead a trans…

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Australian Election to Be Fought on Refugees, Economy

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA Australia’s prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management.We live in the best country in the world, Prime Minister Scott Morrison…

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Congo Ebola Outbreak ‘Far From Contained,’ US Aid Chief Says

WASHINGTON The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from contained, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green said on Tuesday.”In the last week we have seen a number of signs that the outbreak is f…

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Monbukagakusho, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology(MEXT) offers various scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan

Matters that require attention 1. Eligible NationalityOnly those with Ethiopian Nationality may apply through the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia. Non-Ethiopian citizens should apply through the Japanese Embassy/Consulates in their country of citizenship…

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UN: Fighting in Libyan Capital Intensifies

The United Nations said Wednesday that the Libyan capital saw its most intense fighting overnight since the forces of Gen. Khalifa Haftar began their battle to take Tripoli earlier this month. “Tripoli witnessed the heaviest fighting since the outbreak…

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Ivanka Trump Carries Mission of Female Empowerment to Ivory Coast

U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House advisor, Ivanka, is heading to the Ivory Coast to continue her four-day trip aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women in the West African region.Ivanka Trump, who serves as advisor to h…

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Cameroon Villagers Flee Suspected Separatist Attack

BANGOURAIN Authorities in Cameroon say hundreds of people have fled villages in a French-speaking region after suspected Anglophone separatists abducted 15 people and torched 80 houses.The French-speaking villages of Menkefou and Choupat in western C…

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Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood

JUBA � At least 5,000 residents in and around the South Sudanese capital now have access to clean drinking water after the opening of a U.S.-funded, solar-powered water distribution system in the area.Speaking at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday at th…

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