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  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:26

    Sudan names commission to investigate killings at sit-in

    KHARTOUM- Sudan’s prime minister named a commission on Sunday to investigate a raid on a sit-in in June in which security forces killed dozens near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, following repeated calls for justice from protest and civilian groups.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:23

    Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

    CAIRO - Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.

  • Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:18

    Sudan rebel leader says government agreed to open access for aid

    JUBA - Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to war-torn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part of a new roadmap enabling suspended peace talks to resume, a rebel leader said on Monday.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Darfur victims say for sake of peace Bashir must face ICC

    CAMP KALMA (Sudan) - For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan's ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive Darfur region.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Militants kill five in twin attacks on Burkina army outposts - army

    DAKAR, - Four soldiers and one police officer have been killed in two attacks on military outposts in northern Burkina Faso, the Burkinabe army said on Saturday.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Ethiopia's Nobel-winning leader launches million-copy book

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister is launching a book of his ideology, with one million copies already printed.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Nigeria Border Closure Aimed at Curbing Weapons, Drugs: Minister

    LAGOS - Nigeria’s decision to close its borders is aimed at preventing weapons and drugs from entering the country and not just to stop food smuggling, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed said.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Sudan, rebel groups agree on roadmap for peace talks

    JUBA/KHARTOUM - Sudan and a major rebel group agreed on Friday to a roadmap that will allow suspended peace talks to resume, giving new impetus to efforts by the government to end multiple conflicts around the country, the two sides said.

  • Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13

    Ex Ivory Coast rebel chief Soro to run for president in 2020

    Abidjan (AFP) - Former Ivory Coast rebel leader Guillaume Soro, also an ex-president of the country's parliament, said Friday he will run in the 2020 presidential poll.