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    Is France losing its colonial backyard in North Africa?

    Mohamed Taifouri | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    Having seen a sharp decline in its influence in Tunisia and Algeria, France is eyeing China and Spain’s growing economic presence in Morocco with concern....

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    US military to reduce forces in African countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:06pm on February 13, 2020

    The United States announced on Wednesday an initial plan for adjusting its military presence in Africa amid concerns the country will reduce forces fighting radical...

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    Journalists and PTSD

    Abbas Nasir | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    FERGAL Keane has said he was stepping down as BBC’s Africa editor because he needed to address the post-traumatic stress disorder he was suffering from...

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    Britain must open a new chapter with Africa

    Tony Blair | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Economic growth in African countries has triggered a global race for influence. Britain cannot afford to be left behind, writes Tony Blair AFRICA is the...

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    Document trove shows how Africa’s richest woman stole fortune: ICIJ

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:19am on January 21, 2020

    An award-winning investigative team published a trove of files Sunday allegedly showing how Africa’s richest woman syphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money...

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    Johnson seeks post-Brexit deals at Africa summit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:26pm on January 20, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson meets 16 African leaders at an investment summit Monday that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in...

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    Can European migrant crisis be resolved?

    Vladimir Odintsov | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2020

    SINCE 2015, the flow of refugees escaping unending wars in the Middle East and Africa, which the United States and European nations are engaged in,...

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    Ethiopia’s dam: a lifeline or a show of power?

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    TWO of the world’s and Africa’s oldest kingdoms have long unwittingly vied for dominance and influence on the motherland. And though cultural and economic ties...

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    Fighting Ebola and Hindutva

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 08, 2020

    THE outbreak of Ebola in western Africa posed a challenge for medical caregivers, which had as much to do with unhelpful traditions and beliefs stalking...

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    Sixty years on, Africa still seeks right model for growth

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:07am on December 30, 2019

    As 1960 dawned, sub-Saharan Africa braced for historic change: that year, 17 of its countries were destined to gain independence from European colonial powers. But...

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