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EU Renews Congo Sanctions Ahead of Presidential Election

The European Union renewed sanctions on Monday against the ruling coalition’s candidate for presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, and 13 other senior officials.

The decision is likely to worsen relations …

LIBYA: ELECTION COMMISSION SAYS HAS ‘ZERO’ BUDGET TO PREPARE POLLS

TRIPOLI– Libya’s electoral commission has asked the government for US$28.7 million, saying that without funding to boost its “zero” budget it cannot make plans to prepare for a vote on a new constitution and later …

YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK KILLS NINE IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Nigerian health authorities confirmed nine people have been killed, by a yellow fever outbreak, in the southern state of Edo, since last month.

Following an investigation into the yellow fever epidemic, 10 local …

YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK KILLS NINE IN NIGERIA

ABUJA, Nigeria- Nigerian health authorities confirmed nine people have been killed, by a yellow fever outbreak, in the southern state of Edo, since last month.

Following an investigation into the yellow fever epidemic, 10 local …

MOROCCAN KING MOHAMED MEETS AILING GABON PRES BONGO IN HOSPITAL

RABAT — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI visited Gabon’s President Ali Bongo at a military hospital in Rabat where the Gabonese leader is recovering from an illness, an official source said.

During the Monday visit, the …