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    16-Jun-2018 to 17:21

    Rwanda seeks Cameroon’s backing to head Francophonie

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Rwanda’s Foreign Minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, a declared candidate for the position of Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), is in Cameroon to seek the country’s backing, official source told APA Saturday.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 17:28

    Congo Brazzaville leader to grace China-Africa Forum

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congolese President Denis Sassou N'Guesso will take part in the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (CCFFA) in Beijing, China scheduled for September 2018, the presidency said.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 10:28

    Machar accepts invite to face rival in Khartoum

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s main rebel leader, Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from the Ethiopian Prime Minister to hold peace talks with President Salva Kiir in Khartoum on June 20.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 15:57

    Ethiopia: 32 prisoners released from Egyptian jails

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived home on Monday along with 32 Ethiopian prisoners released from Egyptian jails for reasons of clemency.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 12:11

    Kenyatta, Sall discuss opening embassy in Dakar

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Macky Sall of Senegal have agreed that Kenya will open its first embassy in Francophone African countries in Dakar, Senegal, within the next four months.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 11:12

    Kenyan leader wraps up G7 summit with PM Trudeau talks

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up the G7 summit on Sunday, with pledges from Canada to back Kenya’s plans to tap its Ocean resources and improve two-way investment.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 10:37

    S/Africa to use UNSC seat to advance Africa's interests – Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will use its membership of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to advance the interests of Africa, particularly the priorities of the African Union Agenda 2063, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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