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Zambia country profile

Zambia, unlike most of its neighbours, has managed to avoid the war and upheaval that has marked much of Africa’s post-colonial history, earning itself a…

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Mozambique: “Mozambican state remains strong to fight terrorism”

The Mozambican defense minister said the country remains strong to fight terrorism in Cabo Delgado when asked about the existence of mercenaries in fighting insurgents…

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Conflict in Cabo Delgado: Islamic State threatens South Africa

The terrorist group threatens South Africa if the country decides to become involved in the conflict in Cabo Delgado province. Analysts speak of propaganda, but…

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Africa’s GDP could fall by 3.4% in 2020 if COVID-19 continues – AfDB

The bank warns projected GDP losses for 2021 ranges from $27.6 billion to $47 billion. The African Development Bank (AFDB) published its African Economic Outlook…

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Algeria out of the picture in the Libyan crisis and for a reason

There was a time when Algerian diplomacy played a major role in several issues, but those days have been forgotten. During a visit by Algerian…

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France hardens its tone of criticism of Turkey’s interference in Libya

The French government today reinforced the tone of criticism about Turkish interference in Libya, guaranteeing that it cannot pass up what it considers to be…

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Egypt accuses Ethiopia of holding it “hostage” in Nile dam talks

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt said Saturday that tripartite talks with Ethiopia and Sudan over a controversial mega-dam on the River Nile were deadlocked because of…

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Where Do Sahel Terrorists Get Their Heavy Weapons?

This article was originally published by the Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS) on 12 February 2020. With arms flows from Libya declining, military barracks and poorly controlled national stockpiles…

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Anti-poaching squad drives insurgents out of northern Mozambique with snipers and helicopters

Band of Angolan civil war veterans led by retired Rhodesian army colonel hailed for ‘saving the day’ Over the last few months, veteran South African…

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Djibouti country profile

Lying on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, the tiny African nation of Djibouti serves as a gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest…

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China builds large naval base in Djibouti

The Chinese Navy is building a huge base in Djibouti, a small country in the Horn of Africa region. According to reports by Forbes magazine,…

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