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US warns Kenya’s opposition against Odinga ‘inauguration’

The Associated Press   The United States is urging Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga to call off an "inauguration ceremony" next week meant to protest President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. A U.S. Embassy statement calls the Dec. 12 ceremony "extra-constitutional" and urges the opposition to work within Kenya's laws to pursue electoral and other

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First Egyptian smartphone unveiled at Cairo technology fair

Yahoonews   The first Egyptian-manufactured smart phone came to light Sunday as Minister of Communication and Information Technology Yasser El Kady handed the model to President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the events of the Cairo ICT 2017 Conference, Egypt Today reports. Manufactured by the Ministry of Communication-affiliated SICO Technology, the smart phone was

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Critics blame Obama for Libyan slave trade as shocking video goes viral

  AOL.com Former President Barack Obama has come under criticism after a series of videos showing men and women being sold in a renewed slave trade have gone viral in recent weeks. Some critics have begun questioning how much the Obama administration contributed to the problem with its 2011 intervention in Libya. Obama

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Aliko Dangote makes Bloomberg’s 50 most influential people

  President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has emerged one of the selected best 50 persons in the world in 2017. Bloomberg, a global information and technology company that connects decision-makers to a dynamic network of data, people and ideas – “accurately delivering business and financial information, news and insights to customers

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These were African,Arab leaders: they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands

  On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture. What a difference seven years has made. In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders

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Zimbabwe’s president swears in first post-Mugabe cabinet

Associated Press Zimbabwe's president has sworn in a new cabinet that includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures in the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe. President Emmerson Mnangagwa said after the ceremony Monday that a priority is to revive Zimbabwe's battered economy. Among the new cabinet members are

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