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11-Feb-2021 to 11:58

Somalia maritime dispute: Kenya appeals to postpone hearings

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government has appealed to the International Court of Justice at The Hague for more time to prepare its defence in a maritime dispute with neighbouring Somalia, APA learnt on Thursday.

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11-Feb-2021 to 00:09

Botswana's death-row executions draw criticism

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have called on the Botswana government to reconsider its position on the death penalty following this week’s execution of two death row inmates.

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09-Feb-2021 to 18:17

Nigeria, Africa await appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as D-G of WTO

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Many Nigerians and Africans alike are anxiously waiting for the official confirmation of former finance minister of Nigeria, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the Director General elect of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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07-Feb-2021 to 23:43

AU: what now after Faki Mahamat's reelection?

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — To many it will not come as a surprise that Moussa Faki Mahamat, 60 had only himself to beat as the sole candidate to once again head the African Union Commission for another four years.

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07-Feb-2021 to 09:35

DRC assumes rotating AU chairmanship

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi has been elected as the new Chairperson of the African Union for the year 2021,

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02-Feb-2021 to 07:35

UK slaps economic sanctions on four Zimbabwe security chiefs

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The United Kingdom has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and other economic sanctions on four Zimbabwean security chiefs whom it accuses of being responsible for serious human rights violations in the southern African country.

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31-Jan-2021 to 18:39

Rwanda seeks further explanation from British authorities over new travel ban

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan Government has asked the government of the United Kingdom (UK) to provide an explanation following its recent decision to ban all travelers from Rwanda to prevent the spread of new Covid-19 variants that are emerging.

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