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    20-May-2018 to 11:11

    Saudi Arabia frees over 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — More than 1,000 Ethiopians who were prisoners in Saudi Arabia were expected to arrive in Addis Ababa on Saturday, after being pardoned by the Saudi Crown Prince.

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    19-May-2018 to 15:08

    Cameroon: Macron urges ‘peaceful’ end to crisis in English-speaking regions

    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — French President Emmanuel Macron has urged that the secessionist crisis in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon be resolved “in a peaceful” manner and “strict respect for the unity” of the country.

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    19-May-2018 to 14:26

    US envoy asks Paul Biya to think of 'his legacy’

    APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The US ambassador to Cameroon, Peter Henry Barlerin, has called on President Paul Biya to “think about his legacy and act like Nelson Mandela (former South African president) and George Washington (a former US president).”

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    19-May-2018 to 12:24

    Nigerian to head C/wealth Africa anti-graft crusade

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will henceforth lead a body bringing together the heads of anti-corruption agencies in Commonwealth Africa,

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    19-May-2018 to 12:07

    South Sudan: IGAD peace plan signing deadline is this May

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The East African regional bloc IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) has unveiled a revised peace proposal for South Sudan’s warring parties, a top opposition official said Friday.

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    17-May-2018 to 10:19

    S/African Jews express outrage at diplomatic downgrade

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Jewish groups have reacted angrily to South Africa’s decision to withdraw its ambassador to Israel following this week’s deadly Gaza attacks in which 58 people were shot dead by the Israel soldiers during protests against the occupation in the Strip.

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    17-May-2018 to 09:58

    Uganda's Museveni due in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is expected in Maputo on Thursday for a three-day state visit to Mozambique at the invitation of President Filipe Nyusi.

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