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Burkina Faso’s Ex-President Compaoré Charged in 1987 Killing of Predecessor Thomas Sankara

Burkina Faso’s Ex-President Compaoré Charged in 1987 Killing of Predecessor Thomas Sankara

Before his 1987 killing, Burkinabe President Thomas Sankara predicted his defiance of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), debts to which…
‘Up to Us to Solve’: Mozambique Outlines Limited Role for Foreign Troops in Fight Against Daesh

‘Up to Us to Solve’: Mozambique Outlines Limited Role for Foreign Troops in Fight Against Daesh

Emergency loans granted to Maputo by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have come at a steep price: the mandated slashing…
Public to See Egypt’s Newly-Found Ancient City No Earlier Than in 3 Years, Archaeologist Says

Public to See Egypt’s Newly-Found Ancient City No Earlier Than in 3 Years, Archaeologist Says

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Tourists will have an opportunity to see a 3,000-year-old lost “golden city” that has been recently uncovered…
Mozambique Security Services Fear Emergence of Daesh Enclave in Country, Source Says

Mozambique Security Services Fear Emergence of Daesh Enclave in Country, Source Says

PEMBA, Mozambique (Sputnik) – Mozambique’s security services, following last month’s days-long terror assault on the gas town of Palma, fear…
Scientist Estimates Newly-Found Ancient City in Luxor to Take at Least 10 Years to Fully Excavate

Scientist Estimates Newly-Found Ancient City in Luxor to Take at Least 10 Years to Fully Excavate

LUXOR (Sputnik) – It will take archaeologists at least 10 years to fully excavate the recently discovered ancient city, dubbed…
Human Rights Advocates Demand Morocco Release Imprisoned Saharawi Journalist on Hunger Strike

Human Rights Advocates Demand Morocco Release Imprisoned Saharawi Journalist on Hunger Strike

The United Nations mission to Western Sahara, established to oversee an independence referendum that has yet to occur, is the…
‘The Rise of Aten’: Egypt Unearths 3,000-Year-Old ‘Lost Golden City’ in Luxor

‘The Rise of Aten’: Egypt Unearths 3,000-Year-Old ‘Lost Golden City’ in Luxor

In Luxor, Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in 1922, archaeologists unearthed the tomb of Tutankhamun, the boy king more widely…
African Bloc Drops Oxford COVID-19 Jab for US Rival Yet to See Mass Production

African Bloc Drops Oxford COVID-19 Jab for US Rival Yet to See Mass Production

The African Union’s vaccine task team had already announced a deal with US firm Johnson & Johnson for up to…
UPC Armed Group Says Leaving Anti-Government Rebel Coalition in CAR – Group’s Head

UPC Armed Group Says Leaving Anti-Government Rebel Coalition in CAR – Group’s Head

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Unity for Peace in Central Africa (UPC), an armed group active in the east of the…
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