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    FBCCI keen to invest in Africa

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:54pm on June 12, 2019

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries on Wednesday expressed its keen interest to develop trade relations with and enhance Bangladeshi investment in...

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    N Korea initiates to check spread of swine fever

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 01:42pm on June 12, 2019

    North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious...

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    Yunus suggests Cape Varde to create microfinance fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:26pm on May 28, 2019

    Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has suggested the government of African island country Cape Varde to create a microfinance fund, with the...

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    The Europe-Africa seesaw facing a new US

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on May 14, 2019

    IN THE 1990’s, the US bombed Serbia under the pretext of its mistreatment of Albanians living in the province of Kosovo: currently, citizens of both...

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    Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers

    Reuters. London | Updated at 06:24pm on May 01, 2019

    From algorithms to track ‘dark’ ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can...

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    Bashir’s Islamist allies pelted with rocks in meeting

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Assailants hurled rocks at leading members of Sudan’s top Islamist party on Saturday at a meeting in Khartoum, injuring 32 of them, a party official...

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    IS declares Congo ‘Central African Province’

    Reuters. Goma | Updated at 12:24pm on April 19, 2019

    Islamic State claimed its first attack in Congo on Thursday, and declared it the ‘Central Africa Province’ of the ‘Caliphate,’ after two Congolese soldiers and...

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    Bashir moved to Khartoum prison amid doctors’ rally

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as doctors marched through the capital to join a...

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    ‘Veteran’ soldier Burhan becomes Sudan’s new ruler

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the second officer to be sworn in as Sudan’s new military ruler in consecutive days, is a ‘veteran soldier’ largely unknown...

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    Sudan army topples president Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 01:03am on April 12, 2019

    Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was ousted by the army on Thursday, brought down by months of anti-government protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule....

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