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African Countries Will Become Stuck in Debt Trap: Here’s Why

African Countries Will Become Stuck in Debt Trap: Here’s Why

🕔09:18, 19.Apr 2018

Masood Ahmed, president of the Center for Global Development, a development think-tank, said that the region’s increased debt had been facilitated by commercial lenders searching for higher-yielding assets.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Cancels UN Deal to Resettle African Migrants

Benjamin Netanyahu Cancels UN Deal to Resettle African Migrants

🕔10:07, 4.Apr 2018

“From time to time there are decisions that have to be reconsidered,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “We will continue to act determinedly to exhaust all our options of removing the infiltrators.”

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Israel Just Assured UN That African Migrants Won’t Be Deported

Israel Just Assured UN That African Migrants Won’t Be Deported

🕔14:05, 2.Apr 2018

“Israel and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees have reached unprecedented understandings for the departure of at least 16,250 migrants … to Western nations,” the Israeli statement said, without naming the countries.

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‘Africa Should Have Its Own Currency’ – South Africa President Ramaphosa Says

‘Africa Should Have Its Own Currency’ – South Africa President Ramaphosa Says

🕔11:16, 1.Apr 2018

“The hour, the day, and the moment could have arrived for Africa to have its own currency so that we get out of our heads this colonial mentality of relying on other people’s currency. We can match that currency with others,” Cyril Ramaphosa told African leaders.

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‘African Migrants Greater Threat to Israel Than Terrorism’ – Netanyahu

‘African Migrants Greater Threat to Israel Than Terrorism’ – Netanyahu

🕔10:30, 22.Mar 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest comments on the border barrier follow his government’s plan to remove 40,000 African migrants from the country, although efforts to deport all unmarried male migrants were temporarily blocked by the High Court last week. Many of the African migrants, largely Sudanese and Eritrean, came to the country between 2006 and 2012.

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44 African Nations Sign Free Trade Agreement, Buhari Pulls Out: AU

44 African Nations Sign Free Trade Agreement, Buhari Pulls Out: AU

🕔16:17, 21.Mar 2018

“The agreement establishing the CFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) was signed by 44 countries,” said Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairman of the AU commission. Nigeria is notably absent from the signatories after President Muhammadu Buhari pulled out of this week’s launch in Rwanda saying he needed more time for consultations at home.

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Buhari Urges African Leaders to Create CFTA to Promote Single, Unified Market in Africa

Buhari Urges African Leaders to Create CFTA to Promote Single, Unified Market in Africa

🕔08:59, 30.Jan 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari said: “CFTA will carry significant welfare gains associated with increased production, consumption and revenue. It will generate more economic growth, enhance efficiency and support enterprise and innovation.”

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On Trump, Africa and ‘Shit Hole’

On Trump, Africa and ‘Shit Hole’ Updated

🕔13:41, 14.Jan 2018

Let it be said right away that whatever constitutes Donald Trump’s reservation for Africa, they are subjectively his, and his sentiments on Africa cannot graduate to facts, nor do they represent the perspectives of the larger world on the continent.

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Olusegun Obasanjo Says Not Ripe to Determine If He Will Support Muhammadu Buhari’s Second Term

Olusegun Obasanjo Says Not Ripe to Determine If He Will Support Muhammadu Buhari’s Second Term

🕔12:43, 9.Jan 2018

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that it is not yet ripe to determine if he will support President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid for a second term in office or not. Having ditched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which brought him to power for eight years, Obasanjo in 2014 threw his weight behind Buhari and invariably the All Progressives Congress (APC) as against the PDP administration led by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

🕔18:34, 27.Dec 2017

Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician best known as the two-term president of South Africa after Nelson Mandela. Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician born on June 18, 1942, in Mbewuleni, Idutywa, South Africa. The anti-apartheid supporter rose within the political ranks of the African National Congress.

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