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Egypt, Sudan pullout from Nile Dam talks with Ethiopia

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Egypt withdrew from the Nile dam talks scheduled today with Ethiopia claiming that the proposal put forth by the nation lacked regulations on dam operations...
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Congo soldier shoots dead 12 in drunken rampage

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A soldier shot dead 12 people and injured nine others during a drunken rampage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday evening, regional authorities...
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Uganda flies flags at half-mast to mourn deceased former Tanzanian leader

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting on Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa. “When...
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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa passes on at 81

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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa has died age 81 in a Dar es Salaam hospital, the government announced Friday. He was the country’s third president...
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IMF approves $7.6 million debt relief to Burundi

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The International Monetary Fund said it had approved $7.6 million debt relief to Burundi to help address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It...
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Burundi arrests local administrators for robbing residents

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Police in Burundi have arrested 12 people, including local administrators, on charges of robbing residents returning from neighbouring Tanzania, a police spokesman said. The arrests...
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Renowned Congolese scholar Wamba dia Wamba passes on

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Prominent Congolese scholar Ernest Wamba dia Wamba has passed on, bringing to an end the era of one of Africa’s foremost pro-democracy campaigners. Prof Wamba...
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Zambia denies accusations President Edgar Lungu bankrolled Rwandan rebels

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File Photo Zambia’s government on Tuesday rejected claims that President Edgar Lungu had bankrolled a Rwandan rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in his...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....