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UN-backed Libyan premier to hand over power by end of October

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Getty Images Fayez al-Serraj, the prime minister of Libya’s internationally recognised government, said on Wednesday he intended to hand over power by the end of...
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Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

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Mohamed Fathi, an Egyptian man who has recovered from Covid-19, winced as he watched tubes running down his arm to donate blood plasma, but insisted:...
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French journalists urge Algeria to free jailed reporter

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French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government...
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Rwanda genocide convict dies in Senegalese prison

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The former deputy chairman of Rwanda’s ruling party during the 1994 genocide has died in a Senegalese prison, where he was serving a life sentence...
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Rwanda arrests ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero on terrorism charges

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Rwanda said on Monday it had detained Paul Rusesabagina – the man who was hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country’s 1994...
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Trial of Sudan’s ousted Omar al-Bashir over 1989 military coup resumes today

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The trial of Sudan’s ousted ex-president Omar al-Bashir, over the military coup that brought him to power in 1989, is to resume Tuesday, his lawyer...
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Army colonel Assimi Goita now Mali’s new military strongman

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Army colonel Assimi Goita has been introduced as Mali’s new military strongman after a mutiny forced President Boubacar Keita out of power. “Let me introduce...
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Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% as coronavirus batters oil demand

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Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus crisis...
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Oil slips below $45 on-demand concerns, set for weekly rise

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Oil dipped below $45 a barrel, on Friday, on worries that a demand recovery would slow due to a resurgence of coronavirus cases. Although a...
Business

NNPC records 43% drop in oil pipeline vandalism in May

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recorded an encouraging 43 per cent drop in cases of willful damage of its oil pipeline infrastructure by...