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TURKMENISTAN STANDS FOR PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN

On August 29, during a telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the European Council Charles Michel, it was especially emphasized that Turkmenistan stands for the settlement of the situation in...
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Habré’s Victims, Analysts Reflect on His Legacy

The former president of Chad, Hissène Habré, died on Tuesday at age 79, five years into a life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity.His trial in Senegal marked the first time an African country tried a former leader of another African co...
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Malawi Braces for Another Election Challenge

Malawi's Constitutional Court has agreed to hear a challenge to last year's presidential election rerun from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party. President Lazarus Chakwera defeated the DPP's Peter Mutharika in the rerun after the court nulli...
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US Sanctions Eritrean Defense Official Over Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict

The United States imposed sanctions Monday on a top Eritrean defense official, citing Eritrea’s actions during the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.The Treasury Department said in a statement that it is sanctioning Filipos Woldeyohannes, the chief ...
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US Blacklists Eritrean Official Over Human Rights Abuse in Ethiopia’s Tigray

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on an Eritrean official it accused of being engaged in serious human rights abuse in the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, where thousands have been killed and over 2 million displaced. The U.S. Treasur...
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Malawi President Pledges to Intervene in Fertilizer Price Rise

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera says he will take steps to mitigate the steep rise of fertilizer prices which have doubled in the last year. He says about 80 percent of Malawi farmers can no longer afford to buy fertilizer. Farmers in Malawi say th...
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US Sidelined by Chinese Influence Campaign in Africa

China's global ambitions may have taken a hit in the United States, Europe, Australia, Japan and India, but in Africa, its sustained power and influence are forcing Washington to recalibrate its strategy toward the continent, home to 54 nations. The Un...
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Democracy Dims in Tanzania as Opposition Leader Remains Behind Bars?

When Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan took office in March, she  vowed a U-turn in politics from her predecessor, the late John Magufuli. But the arrest of opposition leader Freeman Mbowe in July has dimmed hopes that Hassan will her turn ba...
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Biden Administration Official Congratulates Zambia’s President-Elect

The U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Samantha Power congratulated Hakinde Hichilema Tuesday on his election as Zambia’s next president.A statement released by the agency said Power and Hichilema discussed how the “vigilant oversi...
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