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19-Sep-2020 to 07:44

US refutes claims of establishing a military base in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A Status of Forces Agreement signed in Kigali between Rwanda and the United States does not mean a military base is going to be established, in reaction to social media claims, local media reported Saturday quoting a US embassy in Kigali

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18-Sep-2020 to 18:50

ECOWAS suspends its missions until further notice

APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, says that he has observed that some members of staff have started to go on mission despite the fact that the embargo on mission is not yet lifted.

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16-Sep-2020 to 17:44

ECOWAS maintains sanctions on Mali

APA - Aburi (Ghana) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) links the lifting of sanctions against Mali to the nomination of a civilian to lead the country’s transition.

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15-Sep-2020 to 12:12

S/Africa: Plot to kill US envoy receiving 'necessary' attention – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Press reports of alleged Iranian threats to assassinate US ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks, are receiving all due attention, the country’s State Security Agency (SSA) assured South Africans on Tuesday.

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14-Sep-2020 to 17:01

Moroccan passport ranks world 43rd

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan passport is ranked 43rd in the world and allows its holders to travel to 56 countries without a visa, namely to 23 countries with free access and to 33 countries with a visa on arrival, according to the annual ranking of “Passport Index” established by the London firm Henley & Partners.

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13-Sep-2020 to 09:22

Burundi declines an invitation to participate in a regional Quadripartite Summit

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Government of Burundi has declined to take part in the heads of state summit being organized by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due for September 13 in the border town of Goma.

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11-Sep-2020 to 18:11

ECOWAS: A summit, aspirations to be fulfilled

APA-Niamey (Niger) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) aims to reinvent itself in the light of the multiple challenges it faces.

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