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24-Sep-2020 to 19:40

When will Ecowas lift Mali sanctions?

APA - Bamako (Mali) — ECOWAS' Chief Ombudsman has been in Bamako since 23 September for talks aimed at lifting the economic blockade imposed on beleaguered Mali after last month's successful coup against the civilian government led by Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK).

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24-Sep-2020 to 19:33

ECA chief wants consistent support for Africa's landlocked nations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Vera Songwe Thursday highlighted the need for sustained and consistent support to Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the African continent.

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24-Sep-2020 to 17:26

Commonwealth leaders' summit set for June 2021 in Kigali

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which was scheduled in June this year but was postponed due to the impact of COVID-19, will take place in June next year in the Rwandan capital city Kigali, the Commonwealth Secretariat said according to an official correspondence obtained Thursday by APA in Kigali.

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23-Sep-2020 to 17:02

Members of East African Legislative Assembly suspend function amid budget concer...

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have suspended all debate on the 2020/21 annual budget, demanding payment of their allowances in arrears since March, according to an official correspondence obtained Wednesday by APA in Kigali.

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23-Sep-2020 to 13:10

S/African protesters demand end to Zimbabwe rights violations

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The powerful National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has requested the African Union to intervene in Zimbabwe’s on-going political crisis, which has been exacerbated by a struggling economy and coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

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22-Sep-2020 to 17:36

Ethiopia opens six borders linking neighboring countries

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Immigration Nationality and Vital Events Agency on Monday announced that it is reopening six borders to neighboring countries.

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22-Sep-2020 to 17:04

AU chair repeats call for a more representative UNSC

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday repeated the African Union’s call for reforms of the United Nations Security Council to make the body more representative.

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