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MALI: GUNMEN KILL MORE THAN 30 TUAREGS IN ONGOING VIOLENCE

BAMAKO, Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said.

The violence compounds an already dire security situation in the desert region …

SOUTH AFRICA CONDEMNS KENYA TERRORIST ATTACKS

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack that killed 15 people and left several others injured in Kenya.

South Africa condemns in the strongest possible terms the attacks on the government and the …

Jubilation Among Gbagbo Supporters, but Rights Groups Lament Justice not Served

PARIS In a stunning decision Tuesday, the International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes charges. The ruling amounts to another major setback for ICC prosecutors in the first case against a former head of state …

UN ENVOY VISITS SOUTHERN LIBYA FOR THE FIRST TIME

TRIPOLI, UN Special Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, on Sunday, visited southern Libya for the first time, since taking office in July, 2017, where he met with tribal elders, academics and local activists.

Salame confirmed that the UN Support Mission …

New Gabon government announced from abroad

Gabon’s prime minister announced a new government in a video message recorded thousands of miles away in Morocco, where ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo is recovering from a stroke.

Recently appointed PM Julien Nkoghe Bekale gave details of the reshuffle …