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African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

ADDIS ABABA, An African free-trade zone came into force on Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth US$2.5 trillion.

This is …

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

ADDIS ABABA, An African free-trade zone came into force on Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth US$2.5 trillion.

This is …

South Sudan Reacts Angrily to Renewed UNSC Sanctions

South Sudan Reacts Angrily to Renewed UNSC Sanctions

JUBA/WASHINGTON South Sudan's government is reacting angrily to the United Nations Security Council's move to renew sanctions on that country for another year, including an arms embargo. A South Sudan official warned continuing sanctions would …

Ethiopian PM: ‘All of My Intention and Action Is Aimed at Elevating Ethiopia’

Ethiopian PM: ‘All of My Intention and Action Is Aimed at Elevating Ethiopia’

ADDIS ABABA/WASHINGTON Editor's note: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave his first interview in Amharic to a Western news organization when he spoke to the Voice of America's Horn of Africa service reporter Eskinder Firew, …

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

KHARTOUM Protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, have been holding a sit-in since April 6, demanding the military hand power to civilians. The demonstrators have been sustained through lengthy negotiations and armed attacks by donations of …

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

Sudanese Tea Seller Supports Protesters with Free Food, Drinks

KHARTOUM Protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, have been holding a sit-in since April 6, demanding the military hand power to civilians. The demonstrators have been sustained through lengthy negotiations and armed attacks by donations of …

Al-Jazeera Says Sudan Shut Down Bureau Amid Sit-In Threat

Al-Jazeera Says Sudan Shut Down Bureau Amid Sit-In Threat

KHARTOUM, SUDAN The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Friday that Sudan shut down its bureau, just as the country's military government warned that the Khartoum sit-in that helped bring about former ruler Omar al-Bashir's ouster …

Globeleq conclut les arrangements financiers pour des installations renouvelables en Afrique du Sud

Globeleq conclut les arrangements financiers pour des installations renouvelables en Afrique du Sud

LONDRES, 30 mai 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq a finalisé l’acquisition en Afrique du Sud de quatre installations de production d’énergie renouvelable et de la société de gestion d’actifs d’une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management.

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Globeleq conclut les arrangements financiers pour des installations renouvelables en Afrique du Sud

Globeleq conclut les arrangements financiers pour des installations renouvelables en Afrique du Sud

LONDRES, 30 mai 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq a finalisé l’acquisition en Afrique du Sud de quatre installations de production d’énergie renouvelable et de la société de gestion d’actifs d’une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management.

L’ajout …

Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

HARARE Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group.

Amnesty issued a statement saying "an extensive forensic …

Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

Amnesty Suspends Zimbabwe Branch After Fraud Probe

HARARE Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group.

Amnesty issued a statement saying "an extensive forensic …

UN Chief Names US Diplomat as His Somalia Envoy

UN Chief Names US Diplomat as His Somalia Envoy

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday named a new envoy for Somalia, nearly five months after his previous representative was declared persona non grata and expelled.

Career U.S. diplomat James Swan will be …

UN Chief Names US Diplomat as His Somalia Envoy

UN Chief Names US Diplomat as His Somalia Envoy

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday named a new envoy for Somalia, nearly five months after his previous representative was declared persona non grata and expelled.

Career U.S. diplomat James Swan will be …