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23-Jul-2020 to 16:58

W/African leaders in Mali crisis talks

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Several West African leaders have jetted into Bamako on Thursday, hoping to succeed where the regional grouping Ecowas has failed to find a way out of the political crisis rocking Mali in recent weeks.

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23-Jul-2020 to 16:01

Ivorian leader in Bamako for Mali crisis talks

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire arrived in Bamako on Thursday morning ahead of showdown talks with several of his peers from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to sort out the crisis in Mali.

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21-Jul-2020 to 20:01

AU-led Nile dam talks umderway

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has been holding a virtual meeting on Tuesday to deliberate on the progress to resolve a dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia over a controversial dam being built on the River Nile.

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21-Jul-2020 to 13:42

Ramaphosa pays tribute to US Congressman Lewis

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Late U.S. Congressman John Lewis’s message of uniting Africa and America through the affirmation of universal human rights was most welcome in the continent, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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18-Jul-2020 to 09:37

Kigali-Lusaka ties "tried and tested"

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Following an escalating rift over claims of subversion in Rwanda blamed on Zambia, President Paul Kagame has held talks with a senior official from Lusaka aimed at clearing lingering suspicion, diplomatic sources told APA on Saturday.

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15-Jul-2020 to 15:46

AU led negotiation between Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt over controversial Dam ends wi...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) led negotiation between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has ended without agreement, reports said on Wednesday.

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15-Jul-2020 to 13:14

Zambia’s Lungu denies funding Rwanda rebel group

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government has dismissed claims that President Edgar Lungu financially supported a rebellion in Rwanda.

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