Gabon’s president transfers to Morocco for further treatment

(AP) – Gabon’s government says President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has been in treatment in Saudi Arabia for more than a month, will be transferred to Morocco on Wednesday to…

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Ukraine Declares Martial Law Along Borders With Russia, Black Sea

(VOA) – Russia said Tuesday that Ukraine’s decision to impose martial law after Russian forces seized three Ukrainian ships and their crew in the Black Sea could lead to a…

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Rwanda constructs Kigali Innovation City

Rwanda coming from the ashes of a genocide has proven to be a leading light in the continent. Africa after all has some good news coming out of it. In…

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Mass Grave of 200 People Uncovered in Ethiopia, Say Police

(AP) Ethiopia’s state affiliated broadcaster says police have uncovered a mass grave of 200 people in the troubled area between the country’s Oromia and Somali regions. Fana Broadcasting reported Thursday…

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German President calls for ‘Democratic Patriotism’

(AP) Germany’s president is calling on his compatriots to embrace an enlightened, “democratic patriotism” and reject aggressive nationalism that romanticizes the country’s history. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday that acknowledging…

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Democrats win control of House of Representatives as Republicans retain control of the Senate

The hotly contested US mid-term elections ended with the Democrats picking up seats to take control of the House. Predicted to win in much touted “blue wave”, the Democrats though…

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Iran to defy US sanctions and sell oil, Rouhani reportedly says

(Reuters) Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told economists at a meeting…

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