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Ethiopia blames border row with Sudan on ‘third party’

Ethiopia military has accused an unnamed "third party" of being behind border dispute with Sudan, according to state-owned Ethiopian News Agency.Army Chief of Staff General Birhanu Jula on Wednesday said a "third party was behind the Sudanese army's violation...

Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule the country for an interim period.It’s a deal that’s been in the making for two months, following an agreement last...

Tunisia youths clash with police days after revolution anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in the capital as security forces used tear gas and water cannons to try to quell the unrest.Up to 300 young...

Uganda block US envoy visit to Bobi Wine, accuse them of subversion

Uganda government spokesman accused the USA on Tuesday of trying to subvert last week’s presidential elections after the ambassador attempted to visit an opposition leader being held under house arrest.The military surrounded the home of popstar-turned-legislator Bobi Wine, whose...

President Museveni declared winner of Uganda election

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main rival Bobi Wine.Mr Museveni won almost 59% of the vote, with Bobi Wine trailing with about 35%, the Electoral Commission...

French baker saves Guinean migrant from deportation

A French baker who went on hunger strike for more than a week to protest against the planned deportation of his immigrant apprentice has won his case. Stéphane Ravacley has been contacted by the prefecture of Haute-Saône and told that...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine rejects official poll results

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine has rejected the results declared so far and calls himself the president-elect, despite the electoral body saying not all votes have yet been counted.Bobi Wine alleges Thursday's polls saw the worst vote-rigging in Uganda's...

Uganda general election hailed as a success

The chairman of Uganda electoral commission, Simon Mugenyi Byabakama, has hailed the fiercely contested presidential and parliamentary as a success.At a news conference in the capital Kampala, he said Ugandans had turned up in large numbers and voted peacefully...

Guinea activists jailed for protest against Condé

A court in Guinea's capital, Conakry, has sentenced two activists to one year in prison after they were arrested during pre-election demonstrations.Souleymane Condé and Youssouf Dioubaté were also fined 20m Guinean francs ($1900:£1300) each.They were arrested in September 2020...

Ethiopia army kills ex-foreign minister in Tigray

Ethiopia army has announced that it has killed former Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin, one of the founding members of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).Mr Seyum, who served as foreign minister from 1991 until 2010, was killed along with...
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Ethiopia blames border row with Sudan on ‘third party’

Ethiopia military has accused an unnamed "third party" of being behind border dispute with Sudan, according to state-owned Ethiopian...

Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...

Tunisia youths clash with police days after revolution anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in...
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