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President Kagame: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was not kidnapped

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but...
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MTN takes challenges against Ghana market regulator to Supreme Court

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MTN’s unit in Ghana said on Saturday that it had sought review from the Supreme Court after a high court this week dismissed its challenge...
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Ousted Mali president leaves country as transition talks begin

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Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition...
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Rowdy protests get Mali transition talks off to chaotic start

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Talks in Mali about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic start on Saturday as opponents...
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Thousands rally to support Congo’s threatened Nobel Laureate

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A city in eastern Congo has rallied in support of Denis Mukwege, the Congolese Nobel Laureate who received death threats in recent weeks after he...
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Sub-Saharan Africa’s virus-induced slump may last three years – Ghanaian minister

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The economic slump in sub-Saharan Africa caused by the coronavirus outbreak could last well over three years, Ghana’s finance minister said on Tuesday. Much of...
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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir appears at trial over 1989 coup

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Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir appeared in court on Tuesday at the start of a trial over the military coup in which he took power...
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Guinea’s Alpha Conde accepts nomination to seek third term

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CNN Guinea President Alpha Conde has accepted his party’s nomination to run in October’s election, the party said on Monday, taking advantage of a new...