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Palestinians Newly Appointed Leader is Mohammad Shtayyeh

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas assigned on Sunday his long-time ally Mohammad Shtayyeh to form the new Palestinian government which will succeed the former consensus...
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Park Geun-hye, from 1st S.Korean female president to 1st ousted leader

Impeached President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was permanently removed from office on Friday as the constitutional court upheld the impeachment motion. ...
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Fossil Fuel Defendants Join Trump Administration’s Move for Rare Interlocutory Appeal in Youth Climate...

Lawyers representing fossil fuel defendants in a youth climate lawsuit filed a motion with a U.S. District Court seeking an appeal to the Ninth...
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Zambia launches blueprint to transform agriculture sector

Zambia on Friday launched a new policy aimed at transforming the agricultural sector so that it becomes an engine of economic development and poverty...

Ghana’s projection on agriculture faces constraints – ISSER

The Ghanaian government's projection on the agriculture sector remains at the mercy of severe constraints, including fluctuating weather, the Institute of Statistical Social and...
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Ghanaian students excited about “Year Abroad” program in China

The "Year Abroad" program introduced for Ghanaian students learning Chinese over the years has made them popular in job market after spending time in...

COMESA’s footwear production deficit due to lack of policies

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) footwear production deficit is due to lack of effective national policies required to promote local...
Migrants

EU leaders agree to keep tabs on immigrant inflows

Leaders of the European Union (EU) member states agreed to keep tabs on inflow of migrants on all routes, as well as accelerate the...
Air Traffic Controllers

Strike paralyzes Berlin air traffic, over 600 flights canceled

Ground staff at Berlin's two major airports went on strike on Friday, paralyzing air traffic in the German capital. Nearly all fights...

Nigeria’s oil rich state welcomes investors

Nigeria's oil rich Rivers State has invited investors to take advantage of the rapid ongoing developmental strides to invest in all sectors of its...
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South Sudan prays for forgiveness as national dialogue beckons

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Friday prayed for forgiveness during national prayers as the war-torn country seeks to heal and reconcile from ethnic...
Burundian women

New facility to boost self reliance bid for Burundian refugee women

For months, Louise Dushimirimana and her fellow Burundian refugees at Mahama camp have been making handicrafts, a little initiative to reduce dependence on handouts. ...
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Over 70 Somalis deported from U.S arrive in Mogadishu

More than 70 Somali citizens arrived in Mogadishu on Friday after being deported from the United States, a government official said. Minister...
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South Sudanese president pardons political detainees

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Friday said his government will release political detainees as the war-torn country prepares for national dialogue. ...
A policeman stands guard outside Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Suspected Somali bandits kill 5 in northern Kenya

At least five people were killed and three others injured on Friday when about 30 armed bandits attacked a local trading center in Isiolo...
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Ghana raises US$218 million in three-year domestic bond

The Government of Ghana completed its sale of three-year domestic capital market bond here late Thursday, raking in 218.14 million U.S. dollars, according to...
Heads of the African Union (AU) members and guests pose for a group photo during the 26th AU summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU launches internet domain to bring Africans together under one umbrella

The African Union on Friday launched DotAfrica (.Africa), a vehicle for socio-cultural activities by forging a unique online identity which will bring products, services...
European Economic Area

EU summit fails to reach consensus on conclusions

The European Council on Friday conceded that its member states have failed to reach consensus on summit conclusions for "reasons unrelated to its substance."...
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Smart TV may let out your secrets to CIA

WikiLeaks on Tuesday warns that you may have to recheck your privacy settings before your secrets are divulged to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...
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UNSC debates on US draft resolution on sexual Abuse

The U.N. Security Council convened a meeting Thursday on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution, pushed by the United States for...
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March 10 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said here Thursday that the country's recent missile launch does not violate a United Nations...
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March 10 world news summary at 1530 GMT

TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said here Thursday that the country's recent missile launch does not violate a United Nations...
South Sudan

Nigeria to ensure implementation of South Sudan peace deal

The Nigerian leader made the pledge in Abuja, the country's capital city during an audience with South Sudan's First Vice President, Riek Machar...
Mozambique

Mozambican gov’t sends team to probe army atrocities in border province

The state-owned Mozambican Television said in a report that the team involves the Deputy Ministers of Justice and Constitutional and Religious Affairs, Joaquim Verissimo,...

Chinese companies strike deals at Africa tyre fair to explore new markets

The fair which kicked off on Tuesday has brought together 99 companies from 40 countries. 57 of the companies were from China. ...

Burundi’s attorney general admits 7 extrajudicial killings after attacks on military camps

"Seven combatants were captured at Mujejuru after an attack against Mujejuru military camp on Dec. 11, 2015 and were later discovered killed. Two military...
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Namibia’s trade deficit reaches US$2.6 billion

This is a massive increase considering that just two years ago, the trade deficit was 1.6 billion Namibian dollars (105 million U.S dollars) and...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police gun down three suspected kidnappers

Police spokesperson Celestina Kalu told journalists in Asaba on Thursday that the suspects met their waterloo after police operatives acting on information swooped on...
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Ghana: AngloGold cedes 60 percent of concession to government

The company said the voluntary process which AngloGold Ashanti commenced in November 2013 had been implemented by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources....
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Mobile banking, new frontier for Kenyan banks’ business growth

Convenience, affordable interest rates and easy access of loans have made the mobile banking platform so popular that the number of people using them...