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2 dead in ethnic clashes as Ivorian presidential campaigns begin | Africa Times
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2 dead in ethnic clashes as Ivorian presidential campaigns begin | Africa Times

Even as the polls closed Sunday in Guinea, where tensions ran high ahead of the contest between President Alpha Condé and challenger Cellou Dalein Diallo,

Military chief killed ahead of Guinea elections | Africa Times
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Military chief killed ahead of Guinea elections | Africa Times

Authorities in Guinea confirmed on Friday the death of Colonel Mamady Condé, the head of a special forces battalion who was fatally wounded in an

World Food Program awarded Nobel Peace Prize | Africa Times
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World Food Program awarded Nobel Peace Prize | Africa Times

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to the World Food Program (WFP) for its efforts to fight hunger, thereby improving the prospects for peace

U.S. warning on ‘African elections’ met with a tables-turned response | Africa Times
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U.S. warning on ‘African elections’ met with a tables-turned response | Africa Times

By AT editor – 8 October 2020 at 11:45 pm A specifics-free statement about “African elections,” issued by the Department of State in the United

World Bank warns of COVID impacts on global poverty | Africa Times
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World Bank warns of COVID impacts on global poverty | Africa Times

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to push as many as 150 million more people into extreme poverty by 2021, the World Bank says, marking the

Liberian honored during U.S. COVID-19 Remembrance event | Africa Times
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Liberian honored during U.S. COVID-19 Remembrance event | Africa Times

By AT editor – 4 October 2020 at 10:01 pm There were 20,000 empty chairs set up in view of the White House on Sunday

Mali’s transitional government expects release of Cissé, France’s Petronin | Africa Times
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Mali’s transitional government expects release of Cissé, France’s Petronin | Africa Times

By AT editor – 6 October 2020 at 12:56 am There’s a prisoner exchange in the works in Mali that would see opposition leader Soumaïla

African leaders wish Trump well following COVID diagnosis | Africa Times
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African leaders wish Trump well following COVID diagnosis | Africa Times

By AT editor – 3 October 2020 at 6:29 pm Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo was among the world leaders quick to send encouragement to

Malawian arrested in US after shooting death of MP Sendeza’s daughter | Africa Times
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Malawian arrested in US after shooting death of MP Sendeza’s daughter | Africa Times

By AT editor – 27 September 2020 at 5:37 pm Malawi MP Jean Sendeza hopes to repatriate the body of her daughter Noria as soon

HRW: Irreecha festival may prove a flashpoint in uneasy Ethiopia | Africa Times
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HRW: Irreecha festival may prove a flashpoint in uneasy Ethiopia | Africa Times

By AT editor – 1 October 2020 at 2:33 pm Human rights campaigners are appealing for calm and restraint in Ethiopia, as the Oromo people