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Zimbabwe’s Rights Abuses May Dent Hope of Lifting Sanctions

HARARE, ZIMABABWE – Activists and the main opposition party in Zimbabwe say the country is not ready for the end of U.S. and European sanctions, accusing the government of continued …

Nigerian Government Ban on Imported Furniture Boosts Local Industry

ABJUA – Cane weaving is a Nigerian art that is decades old, but the demand for imported furniture had left many involved in the craft struggling. However, a government ban …

At Least 10 Burkina Faso Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack

OUAGADOUGOU – Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said.

Burkina …

Under Pressure, IS Militants in Somalia Look to Ethiopia

Islamic State militants in Somalia say they will release jihadist materials in Amharic � a step unmistakably aimed at winning recruits in restive, neighboring Ethiopia.

The announcement came in the …

Under Pressure, IS Militants in Somalia Look to Ethiopia

Islamic State militants in Somalia say they will release jihadist materials in Amharic � a step unmistakably aimed at winning recruits in restive, neighboring Ethiopia.

The announcement came in the …