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Sudan signs historic peace deal with five rebel groups

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Sudan’s government signed a peace agreement with the country’s five key rebel groups on Monday, a significant step in the transitional leadership’s goal of resolving...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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Nigeria’s $1.5 billion World Bank loan delayed over reforms – sources

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ABS-CBN The World Bank is unlikely to approve a much-needed $1.5 billion for Nigeria in August as planned due to concerns over desired reforms, three...
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Fresh Huawei restrictions could disrupt global tech supply chain

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Ramped-up U.S. restrictions on Huawei are likely to cut off the Chinese smartphone maker’s access to even off-the-shelf chips and disrupt the global tech supply...
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Zimbabwe clears streets, shops close ahead of planned protests

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Zimbabwe’s security forces on Thursday cleared people off streets of the capital Harare and forced shops to close, a day before planned anti-government protests during...
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Starved of dollars, Nigerian businesses struggle for survival

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As women in hairnets and anti-coronavirus masks sort through folded nappies coming off a conveyor belt, the head of the Nigerian firm they work for...
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Facebook sues EU antitrust regulator for seeking ‘irrelevant’ personal employee data

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Facebook is suing EU antitrust regulators for seeking information beyond what is necessary, including highly personal details, for their investigations into the company’s data and...
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West Africa proposes plan to resolve Mali crisis; opposition unimpressed

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West Africa’s regional body ECOWAS on Monday proposed a four-point plan to resolve Mali’s political crisis that it says should be implemented within 10 days,...
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UN: Some 120 said to be killed or wounded in attack in Sudan’s Darfur region

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More than 60 people were reported killed and nearly 60 others wounded during an armed attack in a village in Sudan’s restive Darfur region on...