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In search of an ‘economic miracle’ Angola taps into the IMF

Angola’s finance ministry said it had requested non-financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund to help it implement economic reforms, as Africa’s second-largest crude producer continues to suffer from a lower oil price.   The agreement, known as a Policy Coordination Instrument, “will help to improve the external credibility of …

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Congo presidential hopeful rejects any deal with Kabila

In a huge early blow for the Reds, Oxlade-Chamberlain was replaced in the 17th minute Georginio Wijnaldum ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN went off injured with just 17 minutes on the clock for Liverpool tonight. The midfielder appeared to twist his knee when attempting to tackle former Man City man Aleksandar Kolarov. The …

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15 militants killed in anti-jihadist operation in Mali

Fifteen militants have been killed in an anti-jihadist operation in central Mali, the Malian army said on Saturday, adding that one soldier died and two others were injured.   The “terrorists” were “neutralised, their weapons recovered and their motorbikes destroyed” during Friday’s mission in the Tina forest in the Mopti …

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UNHCR Alarmed By Continuing Forced Returns of Nigerians By Cameroon

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today expressing its alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon’s Far North Region. Despite UNHCR’s advocacy efforts and engagement with the authorities, 385 Nigerians have been forcibly returned from Cameroon since the beginning of 2018. The majority of …

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Ghana’s debt nears distress levels – World BankYou

Ghana stands a high risk of returning to debt distress situation if it fails to manage its rising debt levels. That is the caution from the World Bank. According to the Bank, this will also mean the country will find difficulty meeting essential government expenditure and impact on investments in …

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu

Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu. According to Nature, veterinarians detected the virus in February among penguins there as well as Cape cormorants, swift terns and peregrine falcons. By March, the …

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New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

ORANGE FARM, South Africa — Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop’s miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him. “You are hereby invested as a minister … This is a double tot,” he says of the …

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