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    West African leaders announce new anti-jihadist plan

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkina...

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    African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 01:12pm on September 14, 2019

    Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man they lauded as a liberation hero...

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    Senegalese opposition leader dies at 82

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 01:49pm on August 24, 2019

    Veteran Senegalese opposition figure and former minister Amath Dansokho, a major presence in Senegal’s politics for more than 60 years, has died in Dakar aged...

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    Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    Sudan took further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council, to be followed by the...

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    Bashir in court for graft trial

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial...

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    Sudan opposition coalition appoints 5 civilian members

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Sudan’s opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country’s sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within...

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    Sudanese protesters, military agree to form intermediary govt

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 10:56am on August 03, 2019

    Sudan’s military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a...

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    Dare to visit Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    NOT far away, in the distant past, our nation’s writers had loved to write stories replete with white, fantastic fictions (pure, white lies). Although the...

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    Sudan army, protesters in power sharing deal

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 01:16am on July 06, 2019

    Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders reached an agreement on the disputed issue of a new governing body Friday, in a breakthrough power sharing accord...

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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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