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Mali: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in...
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Akon plans to build ‘Wakanda-inspired’ $6 billion city in Senegal

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Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to...
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Daughter says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was ‘kidnapped’ in Dubai

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The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his...
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Akin Adesina pledges quality deliverables to Africa through AfDB

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Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, says he will build a much stronger and resilient bank to deliver greater quality impacts...
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Mali: Military, others to hold transition talks weekend

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Mali’s junta, which seized power in a coup last month, will hold transition talks with political parties and civil society groups this weekend, an official...
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Mali junta postpones transfer of powers meeting as cracks emerge

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Mali’s military junta on Saturday postponed the first meeting on the transfer of power after rising tensions with the group that sparked the August 18...
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Aero begins Abuja-Kaduna shuttle operations Tuesday

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Pool Photo A airline operator, the Aero Contractors, is set to begin shuttle services from Kaduna to Abuja from Tuesday, Sept. 1. The Chief Executive...
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Boat mishaps: NIWA boss urges operators to adhere to safety guidelines

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Dr. George Moghalu, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has urged boat operators in the country to adhere strictly to safety guidelines...