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Pompeo: U.S. remains the envy of the entire world

The United States' way of life remains "the envy for the entire the world", Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said at the Three Seas Virtual Summit and Web Forum on Monday.The Three...

Maduro’s ally Alex Morán asks West African regional court to halt extradition to U.S.

A Special Envoy to the Government of Venezuela, Alex Nain Saab Morán, has urged the West African regional court, the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja, Nigeria, to halt plans to extradite him from Cape Verde...

Africa shocked U.S. under Trump has worst coronavirus response in the world

President Donald Trump has "failed in his basic duty to protect Americans", world's renowned journalist Bob Woodward told Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, referring to the deadly coronavirus that has killed close to 220,000 people...

Nigerian activists sue President over electricity tariff and fuel price hike

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 302 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly, asking the court to “declare illegal, unconstitutional and unfair the...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo apologizes to Nigerians as street protests roil Africa’s most populous nation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo apologized to Nigerians on Saturday, as street protests against police brutality continued to roil Africa's most populous nation for a second week."There are far too many people...

NYTimes Editorial Board urges Americans to dump Trump

The New York Times Editorial Board has urged Americans to sack Donald Trump from office, saying he is "unworthy of the office he holds.""Donald Trump’s re-election campaign poses the greatest threat to...

Senior State Department officials detail U.S. position on upcoming elections in Bolivia

Senior State Department officials on Thursday detailed the U.S. position on upcoming elections in Bolivia.The interaction happened via a teleconference.MODERATOR:  Thank you.  Good afternoon, everyone.  Thanks for attending...

Joe Biden beats Donald Trump in town hall performance

President Donald Trump appeared in Miami, Florida, angry, yelling and unable to answer even basic questions at his town hall event.Joe Biden appeared in the battle ground state of Pennsylvania calm, compassionate,...

Nigeria’s Buhari ‘delighted at successes recorded in Mali’

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday received updates on the Mali situation from the Special Envoy/Mediator to the West African country, former President Goodluck Jonathan.President Buhari expressed delight that the Mali situation had calmed...

U.S. Congressmember Karen Bass introduces resolution calling for respect for human rights in Ethiopia

U.S. Congressmember Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, on Friday, introduced a resolution calling for the respect for human rights, and encouraging continued democratic progress in Ethiopia.

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s difficult road to recovery

By Abebe Aemro SelassieThe COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented health and economic crisis...

Sub-Saharan Africa faces difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, IMF says in latest economic outlook

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its...

IMF approves additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved an additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout.

Half of women in the world are jobless, UN says in shocking new report

Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely changed over the last quarter...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

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