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Ghana president emerges new ECOWAS chairman

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The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. He was elected president...
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French journalists urge Algeria to free jailed reporter

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French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government...
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US election: Facebook to ban political ads

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Facebook says it will ban political advertising the week before the US election, one of its most sweeping moves against disinformation yet as CEO Mark...
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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election

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Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today...
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Tunisia’s parliament approves a technocratic government

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Tunisia’s parliament approved a technocratic government in a confidence vote on Wednesday, hoping to end months of political instability and focus on tackling worsening economic...
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Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

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The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation...
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Mali: ECOWAS to hold emergency meeting

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The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) will on Thursday hold an Extraordinary Summit on...
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Zimbabwe journalist arrested amid storm over $60m Covid-19 supplies scandal

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Zimbabwean police on Monday arrested an investigative journalist who exposed alleged corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 medical supplies, a matter that involves the first...
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Renowned Congolese scholar Wamba dia Wamba passes on

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Prominent Congolese scholar Ernest Wamba dia Wamba has passed on, bringing to an end the era of one of Africa’s foremost pro-democracy campaigners. Prof Wamba...
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Facebook to voting registration links to top of News Feed for all US voters

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Facebook will pin a box with information about voter registration on the top of the News Feed for every US user who is of voting...