Africa

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    SA threatens to quit wildlife trade monitor

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:22pm on September 01, 2019

    Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn...

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    Sudan’s Bashir charged with corruption

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader challenged as he was publicly...

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    Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 02:30pm on August 31, 2019

    The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the...

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    Seven killed in Morocco flash flood

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat | Updated at 02:25pm on August 29, 2019

    At least seven people were killed Wednesday when a river burst its banks and flooded a village football pitch where a game was being played...

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    Sudan to announce cabinet members amid challenges

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 02:38pm on August 28, 2019

    Sudan is due on Wednesday to announce the members of a new cabinet faced with a mountain of challenges after months of unrest, including rebuilding...

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    South Africa fails to stop attacks on foreign truckers: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Dozens of truck drivers in South Africa have died in attacks against foreigners since March 2018, Human Rights Watch said on Monday, calling for stronger...

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    Sudan declares emergency over tribal clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 02:37pm on August 26, 2019

    Sudan activated a state of emergency Sunday in an eastern state and ordered a probe into deadly tribal violence that has rocked the region for...

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    Three killed in air raid south of Tripoli

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 02:29am on August 25, 2019

    Three civilians were killed Saturday in an air raid south of the Libyan capital, a source in the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord said. ‘Several...

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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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    Bolsonaro authorises army to help fight Amazon fires

    Agence France-Presse. Porto Velho | Updated at 11:56am on August 24, 2019

    President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorised the deployment of Brazil’s armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global...

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