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Former Prime Minister of Burundi Faces Trial

Former Burundian Prime Minister Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni, once a powerful figure in the country’s politics, appeared in court on September 28th, facing allegations of undermining national security and insulting the president. Bunyoni, who held the position of Prime Minister from June 2020 until his dismissal in September 2022, is currently on trial before the Supreme Court….

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Cleanup Operations Commence in Cape Town Following Severe Flooding

In the aftermath of heavy rainfall in Cape Town, cleanup operations have been initiated, but the situation remains dire. Tragically, eight lives have been lost, with four children falling victim to electrocution in separate incidents. Numerous homes, particularly in impoverished informal settlements, have been submerged in floodwaters, leaving families scrambling to salvage their possessions. #ImageOfTheDay…

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Mali: Multiple parties express criticism over the junta’s “unilateral” decision to delay the presidential election.

Various Malian political groups have expressed their strong displeasure with the junta’s unilateral decision to postpone the presidential election, which was intended to restore civilian rule in the country. The ruling junta announced on Monday, September 25th, that it would delay the presidential election initially scheduled for February 2024 in Mali, a nation grappling with…

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France’s former ambassador to Niger has returned to Paris after a period of tension

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna held a meeting with Sylvain Itté on Wednesday, September 27th, “to express gratitude to him and his team for their dedicated service to our country under challenging circumstances,” the ministry stated in a written announcement to AFP. This development comes two months after a coup in Niger resulted in the…

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Naledi Pandor

South African’s Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor welcomed in Washington by Antony Blinken.

On Tuesday, South Africa’s Foreign Minister, Naledi Pandor, arrived in Washington for bilateral discussions. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken warmly received her, emphasizing the strong partnership between the United States and South Africa. The State Department noted that the United States and South Africa collaborate extensively in various fields, including health, education, environment, and the…

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Floods Unearth Previously Unknown Ancient Structure at Ancient Greek City near Derna

The recent catastrophic floods that inundated Libya have brought to light previously unknown structures at an ancient Greek city near Derna. During inspections conducted by Libyan authorities to assess the damage to the ancient city and salvage any recoverable artifacts, unexpected archaeological sites emerged as the floodwaters receded. Dr. Ahmed Issa, a member of the…

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Western Sahara dispute

Algeria and Morocco engage in a dispute over the Western Sahara issue at the United Nations.

Representatives from Morocco and Algeria engaged in a heated exchange at the United Nations regarding the status of Western Sahara on Tuesday. Algiers advocated for the revival of a long-delayed referendum to determine the fate of the former Spanish colony. Algerian Ambassador Amar Bendjama asserted, “We Algerians have chosen the path of justice, decolonization, freedom,…

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South Sudan

South Sudan: peacebuilding event held in Terekeka County

In Freedom Square, Terekeka County, South Sudan, a gathering of more than 500 individuals convened to reaffirm their commitment to peace in anticipation of the scheduled December 2024 elections. This outreach event was a collaborative effort involving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, the African Theological Leadership School, and the Central Equatoria State Ministry…

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