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18-Mar-2021 to 10:18

Ethiopia rejects West, UN role in Nile dam talks

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has rejected a call by Sudan and Egypt for involving four other parties in talks over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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16-Mar-2021 to 11:18

Rwanda "ready to host C'wealth summit in June"

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is ready to host the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) come June 2021, despite the uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic that has tremendously upset the world, an official source confirmed on Tuesday.

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16-Mar-2021 to 07:30

Masisi canvases for support for Botswana’s SADC candidate

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday met his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi as he continued with his diplomatic charm offensive to galvanise support for Botswana’s pick for the Southern African Development Community top post.

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14-Mar-2021 to 20:10

DRC leader makes controversial tweet on Ethiopian dam

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The current chairman of the African Union, President Felix-Antoine Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo has controversially asserted that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) could obstruct irrigation and navigation in Sudan and Egypt.

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14-Mar-2021 to 18:48

Why is Kenya quitting maritime case with Somalia?

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya has hinted that it was withdrawing from a case at the International Court of Justice over a protracted maritime dispute with Somalia.

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12-Mar-2021 to 14:59

US praise for late Ivorian PM

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The US Secretary of State Anthony J. Blinken who extended the “sincere condolences” of the United States to Cote d’Ivoire following the death of Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko, said he served his country with “dedication.”

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09-Mar-2021 to 11:35

Malawi will back Botswana candidate for SADC post

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has pledged to support the candidature of Botswana’s Elias Magosi for the position of head of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat.

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