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Africa: U.S. Sanctions On Africa Need an Overhaul, Say Experts

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[DW] Washington plans to lift sanctions on Sudan in return for compensation for terror victims, making the African country a pawn in the US election campaign. Experts say this approach to sanctions in Africa needs to change.

South Africa: Can South Africa Rejuvenate an Ageing United Nations?

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[ISS] COVID-19 has shown that countries across the world need to work together to tackle global problems. United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres made this clear in his plea that 'to overcome today's fragilities and challenges we need more international cooperation - not less; strengthened multilateral institutions - not a retreat from them; better global governance - not a chaotic free-for-all.'

Africa: Meet Three Entrepreneurs Creating Impact in African Markets

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[Atlantic Council] The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) invests in companies and projects in lower and middle income countries, including emerging economies in Africa, to address critical global and regional challenges.

Africa: Drama On Canvas - William Kentridge Takes African Stories to Hamburg

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[DW] William Kentridge is South Africa's best-known artist. But what makes his work so alluring? An exhibition in Hamburg finds out by tracing each stroke of his brush.

Africa: 'We Won and Have the Receipts to Prove It' - Diallo

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[African Arguments] Candidate Cellou Diallo claims his party has 12,744 copies of results slips that show he won and calls on the electoral commission to show theirs.

Tanzania: Election Tracker 2020

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[Africa In Fact] Tanzanians are heading to the polls on the 28th October. The ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party has governed Tanzania since independence in 1961, and is the second longest-ruling party in Africa.

Guinea: Alpha Conde Wins Third Term

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[DW] Guinea's President Alpha Conde has won the Oct. 18 election with 59.5% of the vote, according to a tally from the election commission on Saturday. The victory gives 82-year-old Conde a third term in office.

Sudan: Removing Sudan From Terrorism List Is Step to Ease Debt Burden - IMF

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[SNA] Washington -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated on Friday that the US government's plans to lift Sudan from the list of states sponsoring terrorism would remove one of the obstacles facing the heavily indebted country in its quest to ease the debt burden.

Sudan: Daglo Calls for Rejection of Violence and Extremism

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[SNA] Khartoum -- Vice - President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, has called for the rejection of violence and extremism in all its political, religious and ethnic forms and to address contentious issues by dialogue.

Africa: Two UN and AU Officials to Visit Sudan

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[SNA] Khartoum -- The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and the Commissioner of the African Union for Peace and Security, Smaїl Chergui, will visit Sudan during the period October 24-26, 2020, indicated a statement of the United Nations.

East Africa: Trump Warns Ethiopia of Egyptian Attack On Dam

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[Independent (Kampala)] Washington -- President Donald Trump has voiced his concern about the failed talks on the building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the River Nile, saying he believes Egypt will launch an attack against it.

Sudan: Khartoum to Normalise Ties With Israel

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[Nation] The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed an accord at the White House last month to normalise relations with Israel but Sudan carries added symbolism as an Arab nation that has been at war with Israel. Both the United States and Israel committed to boosting trade with Sudan, an impoverished, conflict-ridden nation that had faced years of criticism over its violent internal campaigns until the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir last year.

Sudan: Hamdouk Welcomes Trump's Signing of Executive Order to Remove Sudan From Terrorism List

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[SNA] Khartoum -- The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk, has welcomed the US President's signing of an executive order on Friday to remove the Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, in preparation to addressing the US Congress to cancel the legislation which placed Sudan on the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, towards restoring the status of the sovereign immunity to Sudan by approving the Sudan Peace Act, Which immunizes the country from any similar claims in the future.

Nigeria: #EndSARS - ASUU Condemns Attacks On Peaceful Protesters

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[Premium Times] The protest against police brutality turned bloody on Tuesday night when soldiers shot at protesters

Nigeria: Lekki Shootings - PDP Suspends Political, Electioneering Activities

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[Premium Times] The PDP had earlier directed that its flags in all its offices nationwide be flown at half-mast.

Sudan: Israel Relations to Be Normalised As Sudan Is Taken Off U.S. Terror List

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[Radio Dabanga] Washington DC -- This afternoon, US President Donald Trump confirmed to congress his intent to formally rescind Sudan's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, in a move that has been eagerly and cautiously awaited by Sudan.

Nigeria: Two Police Officers Killed in Anambra

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[Premium Times] The deceased were a divisional police officer and a station officer.

Zimbabwe: African Ambassadors Endorse Museum of African Liberation

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[New Zimbabwe] The Museum of African Liberation project, a project by the emerging pan-African think tank Institute of African Knowledge (INSTAK) has been endorsed by most African states.

Nigeria: Edo Govt Extends Ultimatum to Fleeing Prisoners By One Week

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[Vanguard] Adjusts curfew time to span between 6 pm and 6 am daily

Uganda: Govt Cuts Covid-19 Testing Charges

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[Monitor] The Ministry of Health Saturday said they had reduced testing charges for people seeking testing services in the government laboratories from US $65 (about Shs240,500) to US$ 50 (Shs185,000).

Alpha Conde wins Guinea's presidential election - provisional results

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