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Ex-Ivory Coast First Lady Granted Amnesty

Former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo is one of 800 prisoners who were granted amnesty Monday by President Alassane Ouattara for offenses related to the brief but deadly civil

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Zimbabwe President Rules Out Coalition Government With Opposition

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ruled out forming a coalition government, despite his narrow win in last week’s presidential election. The opposition is gearing up to challenge the

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Kenyan President Kenyatta to Visit White House

The White House announced Monday that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta would visit August 27. Kenyatta will meet with President Trump to discuss “ways to bolster trade and investment between the

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South Sudan’s peace agreement: Good news or more trouble ahead?

South Sudan has a new peace agreement. The question is: will it hold? According to author and scholar Douglas Johnson, that depends on a lot of factors. If it holds,

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Ghana Railway project on course

Government’s avowed plan to construct a rail line from Accra to Paga in the Upper East Region through Kumasi and Tamale is still in full force, the Minister of Railways