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Ivory Coast Soldiers End Mutiny, Makes New Pay Deal With Government

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The world’s top cocoa producer, Ivory Coast, has returned to normalcy after the Renegade troops accepted government’s new proposal on bonuses and ended their mutiny. The earlier offer by President Alassane Ouattaara was rejected by the soldiers and they left their barracks resulting with closure of businesses, shutting down of major roads and also threatened the government years of economic ...

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UN Donates $16 Million To Zimbabwe Relief Fund For Flood Victims

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) donated to Zimbabwe government an amount of $16 million to assist more than 32,000 flood victims in the country in addition to the earlier allocated $82 million in 2016. The country was hit by worst drought last year and more than four million people in rural parts were affected. United Nations resident ...

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Talks Improving Ties With China

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Kenyan President UhuruKenyatta said will be working on better bilateral relation with China on African integration. He is on a Beijing trip to discuss how the goods manufactured in the country could be expected in more quantity. Briefing to the press ahead of setting foot off Kenya he said to be focusing on deeper partnership with the Chinese market. He ...

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Chibok Schoolgirls – Nigeria Intensifies Negotiation With Boko Haram

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More than 110 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls are yet to be freed from the Islamic terror organization Boko Haram and lately the Nigerian government is learned has re-ignited negotiating process in exchange of detained members of the group. Aisha Alhassan, minister of women’s affairs and social development, said the government will not relent until all the girls are set free. The ...

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General James Ajongo Appointed As New Army Chief Of South Sudan

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Just one day after the sack of General Paul Malong from the designation of Army Chief, South Sudan President Salva Kiir appoints General James Ajongo as the next boss of army. Sworning in as the new Army Chief, Ajongo said he will try to implement the security arrangements that was stipulated in the 2015 peace agreement to end the years ...

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South Sudan Army Chief Paul Malong Sacked

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South Sudanese army chief Paul Malong has been fired after it was alleged he was involved in ethnic cleansing and war crimes, and many senior generals resigned. As of now it is not yet very clear whether Malong will be appointed to another position. President Salva Kiir has appointed General James Ajong as the new army chief. South Sudan is ...

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South Sudan Delays Peace Talk To End Conflict

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South Sudan has suspended the National Dialogue Steering Committee following very less percentage of members has yet reported for the duty. The committee members were appointed by President Salva Kiir and only 20 percent of them turned up in the war-ravaged country. The minimum strength required is fifty-plus. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said, “It has been postponed until further ...

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