World’s largest museum of black civilisations to ‘decolonise knowledge’ opens in Senegal

After 52 years, an idea proposed by Senegal’s first president Léopold Sédar Senghor has now become a reality as Senegal finally opened what has been described as the largest museum…

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After 28 years, U.S. opens Diplomatic Mission in Somalia

(NAN) – The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in…

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Mbeki challenges African leaders on the illicit financial outflows from the continent

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki held talks with the Tanzanian President John Magufuli on the impact of illicit financial outflows in his country. Mbeki chaired the African Union high…

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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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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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Ethiopia appoints first female president

Ethiopia parliament on Thursday appointed the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde to the largely ceremonial position of president. Ethiopian lawmakers unanimously voted United Nations career diplomat Sahle-Work…

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