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05-Dec-2020 to 03:20

Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia agree to establish diplomatic ties

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe and Saudi Arabia have formally established diplomatic relations following the signing of an agreement between the two countries’ ambassadors to the United Nations on Friday.

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05-Dec-2020 to 02:48

S/African gov't requests Malawi to return Bushiri, wife

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has sent an extradition request to Malawi to demand the return of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife to Pretoria to face corruption charges following their jumping bail last month, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola confirmed on Friday.

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01-Dec-2020 to 12:59

S/Africa assumes UN Security Council presidency for December

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa intends to use its December leadership of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to contribute towards the African Union’s goal of ending conflicts and silencing the guns on the continent by the end of 2020, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Tuesday.

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30-Nov-2020 to 09:21

Ethiopia snub betrays AU toothlessness

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian government continues to insist that the military offensive against renegades in its Tigray region is an internal affair, snubbing mediation efforts by the African Union.

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28-Nov-2020 to 09:54

Rwanda, South Korea sign airspace agreement

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and South Korea have signed an agreement granting their national airlines the fifth freedom right to fly at each other's airports without limitations, an official source revealed Friday in Kigali.

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26-Nov-2020 to 18:06

UN chief expresses “deep concern”over unfolding conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray re...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed “deep concern” over the unfolding conflict in the breakaway Tigray region of Ethiopia.

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21-Nov-2020 to 19:08

Rwandan lawmakers approve air service agreement with five countries

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Members of lower chamber of Rwandan Parliament have endorsed draft laws approving the ratification of the Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASAs) between Rwanda and five countries including Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Somalia and Tunisia.

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