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Arab League condemns deadly twin bombings in Libya.

The Arab League on Wednesday condemned the deadly terror attack in Libya that killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens others. There has been no claim of responsibility for Tuesday’s double car bombing which took place outside a mosque in the eastern city of Benghazi, targeting people who were …

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CHAN 2018: Second quarter-final list: Nigeria vs Angola, Congo vs Libya

The group stage of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday after final matches in Group D were dispatched. Two draws were recorded as Congo Republic and Angola failed to score in their match in Agadir. Congo with two earlier wins topped the group with seven points. Angola also …

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President Museveni pardons Ugandan journalists.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has pardoned directors and editors of a local newspaper that were facing charges of defamation and offensive communication. The Red Pepper also said that the president also ordered for the reopening of the newspaper that has been under a police siege for two months. “After a …

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Ghana to keep ex-Gitmo detainees as 2016 deal with U.S. expires.

Ghana will have to work at integrating two Yemeni nationals it received from the United States government in 2016, a Minister has told lawmakers. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, told parliament that under the deal that brought to two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees into the country, Ghana government was …

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36 Malian gendarmes defect, get arrested .

Now we move on to our second story. In Mali, Thirty-six Malian gendarmes from an elite unit were arrested near Bamako after defecting their posts in central region of the country where they were participating in an operation to fight against jihadists. The Force of rapid action of the gendarmerie …

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U.S., U.K. appalled by DR Congo’s crackdown on peaceful protests.

The United States and United Kingdom have issued a joint statement on the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The statement said both countries were appalled by use of deadly force by security forces on protesters on 21 January. Which incident claimed the lives of six people …

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