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    • Two French soldiers killed in North-Mali

      APA - Bamako (Mali) — Two French soldiers of the France-led operation Barkhane were killed on Wednesday in the Gao region of northern Mali, local sources told APA.

    • Ghana: 2017/2018 league to start March 3

      APA-Accra (Ghana) — The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr. Kwasi Nyantakyi, has announced that plans were far advanced to start the suspended 2017/18 Ghana Premier League season on...

    • Botswana's death penalty: To abolish or not to abolish?

      APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s decision to execute a death row inmate, Joseph Tselayarona, on 17 February has reignited debate on capital punishment amid divergent views on the issue.


    28-Jan-2018 to 15:59

    Ethiopia: UN chief moots 'targeted peacekeeping'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said the global body needs to come up with a new approach to peacekeeping across the world.

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    28-Jan-2018 to 14:44

    Africa’s agricultural productivity under threat - UN scribe

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Agricultural and livestock productivity in Africa is under threat largely due to conflict and climate change, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned on Sunday.

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    28-Jan-2018 to 13:10

    African leaders gather in Addis for AU summit

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African leader are gathering in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for the 30th African Union Ordinary Summit which begins later on Sunday.

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    27-Jan-2018 to 19:02

    E/Guinea categorically rejects Jammeh’s extradition

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The President of Equatorial Guinea, Friday categorically rejected calls for Gambia’s ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to be extradited to his country to face allegations of egregious human rights violations and state theft.

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    27-Jan-2018 to 17:32

    AU, UN chiefs sign charter for development blueprints

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) Saturday signed a Framework for the Implementation of Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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    27-Jan-2018 to 17:14

    Malaria incurs $12b loss to Africa yearly - AUC

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Malaria robs Africa an estimated $12 billion per year as in lost productivity, investment and associated healthcare costs, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission said on Saturday.

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    27-Jan-2018 to 16:56

    UN, IGAD warn South Sudan's warring sides

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Saturday warned South Sudan's warring factions over violating the recent peace deal.

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