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US says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Rusesabagina ‘wrongly detained’
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US says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Rusesabagina ‘wrongly detained’

The United States has determined that Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” sheltering hundreds of people during the…
Rwanda expects first 50 asylum seekers transferred from UK by end of May
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Rwanda expects first 50 asylum seekers transferred from UK by end of May

Kigali, Rwanda – Rwanda expects the first group of 50 asylum seekers to be transferred from Britain by the end…
Chadians take to the streets in anti-French protests
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Chadians take to the streets in anti-French protests

N’djamena – Chadian police fired tear gas and used water canon to disperse hundreds of protesters who took to the…
Former Somali president returns to power, vows to return Somalia to stability
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Former Somali president returns to power, vows to return Somalia to stability

(CNN) – Somalia’s parliament elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s tenth president on Sunday, in a vote broadcast live…
Egypt tops African countries recipient of foreign investment for 5th year in a row
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Egypt tops African countries recipient of foreign investment for 5th year in a row

  Egypt remained at the forefront of foreign direct investment in Africa for the fifth year in a row in…
‘The world has not forgotten us’: Nigeria’s Buhari thankful for UN chief’s visit amid war in Ukraine
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‘The world has not forgotten us’: Nigeria’s Buhari thankful for UN chief’s visit amid war in Ukraine

Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his visit to the country,…
Climate change doubled chance of South African floods that killed 435 people, analysis shows
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Climate change doubled chance of South African floods that killed 435 people, analysis shows

(CNN) – Human-induced climate change made the extreme rainfall that triggered deadly floods in South Africa in April heavier and…
Female student killed by mob at Nigeria school over blasphemy claims
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Female student killed by mob at Nigeria school over blasphemy claims

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) – A female student in northern Nigeria was killed by a mob who stoned, beat and set…
Third case of Ebola detected in northwestern DRC, WHO says
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Third case of Ebola detected in northwestern DRC, WHO says

(CNN) -Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have identified a third case of Ebola in the city…
Russian-linked forces ‘tortured’ and ‘executed’ civilians in Central African Republic since 2019, HRW says
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Russian-linked forces ‘tortured’ and ‘executed’ civilians in Central African Republic since 2019, HRW says

(CNN) – Forces identified by witnesses as Russian have “summarily executed, tortured, and beaten civilians” in the Central African Republic…
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