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Libyans accuse France of backing Tripoli assault

Hundreds of “yellow vest” protesters demonstrated in the Libyan capital,Tripoli against an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar accusing France of backing him. Wearing the trademark yellow vests of French anti government demonstrators, they flooded the Libyans central Tripoli square to rally in support of the internationally recognised government of …

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Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say. Security services found euros, dollars and Sudanese pounds totalling more than $130m (£100m). The ex-leader was placed under house arrest after months …

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Snakes drive President Weah out of office

Liberia’s president and African player of the century is being forced to work from home after two snakes were found in his office block. George Weah, along with other people, has been told to stay away from the ministry of foreign affairs until the building can be fumigated after the …

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Sudan protesters ‘to name transitional government’

The leaders of Sudan’s protest movement say they will name members of a transitional authority on Sunday, to replace the current military junta. Following months of protests, the army ousted long-standing leader Omar al-Bashir last week. But the protesters want the military to hand power to a civilian authority. To …

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Vib-Sanziri death: UN consoles Akufo-Addo, Ghana

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has consoled the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the entire country, on the sudden death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Ghanaian Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). In a …

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