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    Brawl breaks out in South Africa parliament

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    The battle lines in South Africa’s politics have been drawn after security guards forcibly removed members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party when they tried to prevent an address by President Jacob Zuma in parliament. About 20 EFF members, who were wrestled from their seats by plain-clothed guards on Tuesday, refused to let Zuma…

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    Central African Republic: Touadera Wins Election

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    The former prime minister of Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera has won the country’s presidential election, the national election body announced. Main rival Anicet Georges Dologuele, another former prime minister, who took the most votes in the first round, accepted the result that put Touadera on 63 percent of the ballots cast. At a…

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    Uhuru Kenyatta To Attend THE AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016

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    Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, will participate in the fourth edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM, the foremost international event dedicated to the development of the African private sector, on 21 and 22 March 2016, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. They will exchange…

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    Saudi Arabia-Iran Clash: Sudan Cuts Ties With Iran

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    Sudan made headlines this week when it became the first African state to cut diplomatic ties with Iran following the attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, as tension escalated over the Saudi execution of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr for terror-related offences. It was joined by Djibouti and Somalia, while Egypt condemned the attacks without…

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    U.S. Donates 24 Armoured Personnel Carriers To Nigeria

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    As part of continuing support from the United States to the government and the people of Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram, the U.S. government today donated 24 Mine-Resistant Armor-Protected (MRAP) vehicles (valued at $11 million) to Nigeria’s military authorities. “These vehicles provide increased protection from improvised explosive devices, roadside bombs, and small arms fire, while…

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    US Transfers 2 Guantanamo Detainees To Ghana

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    The U.S. Department of Defense announced on January 6, 2016, the transfer of Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the Government of Ghana. The United States is grateful to the Government of Ghana for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing U.S….

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