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  • July 19, 2024

Sports:Moroccan rider makes history as first Arab woman to compete in Eventing

Twenty-nine-year old equestrian, Noor Slaoui, is gearing up for the Olympic Games which get underway in Paris next Friday. She is about to become the first Moroccan female rider ever to …

UK pledges £84m to Africa, Mideast in bid to stop illegal migration

The newly elected British Prime Minister seeks to reset the UK’s approach to illegal migration. Keir Starmer announced Thursday £84m (or about USD 108m) in funding to tackle illegal migration. He …

Kenya Court suspends police ban on protests in Nairobi

A Kenyan court on Thursday (Jul. 18) halted a police ban on protests in the capital. The Milimani law courts ruled the ban remains suspended pending the hearing and determination of …

African leaders arrive in Russia for summit as Putin seeks allies

Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday ahead of a Russia-Africa summit. Putin has billed the two-day summit that opens in St. Petersburg on …

An African mediation mission will visit Russia and Ukraine

African leaders seeking to help bring an end to the war agreed on Monday to a mediation mission to Russia and Ukraine in mid-June, the South African presidency announced on Tuesday. …

South African military defends joint naval exercises with Russia

South Africa’s military on Wednesday defended its decision to host controversial naval exercises jointly staged with Russia and China and coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine. …

Russia to test missile in drills with China and South Africa

Russia, China, and South Africa are set to begin naval drills off South Africa’s Indian Ocean coast Friday in a demonstration of the three countries’ close ties amid Russia’s invasion of …

South Africa welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was welcomed by his South African counterpart for talks in Pretoria on Monday (Jan.23). “Last year in 2022 we commemorated 30 years of diplomatic relations between …

DeadBody of Zambian student killed in Russia – Ukraine War to be repatriated

The body of a Zambian student who was recruited from a Russian prison and killed in fighting in Ukraine will be repatriated to his family on Sunday, the Zambian government said …

Central Africa says border nation bombed its troops and Russian allies

The Central African government said a plane that flew back to a neighboring country bombed a base of its army and Russian paramilitary allies in the northwest on Monday, threatening retaliation. …

Russia Ukraine conflict forces Egypt’s central bank raise interest rates

Egypt’s Central Bank raised its key interest rate Monday for the first time since 2017, citing inflationary pressures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, which hiked oil …

Moroccan man sentenced in Ukraine: Rabat calls on Moscow to ensure a “fair” appeal

The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), an official body in Morocco, has called on the Russian authorities to ensure a “fair trial” on the appeal of a young Moroccan sentenced …

Russian diplomatic chief to visit Algeria

The head of Russian diplomacy, Sergei Lavrov, is visiting Algeria on Tuesday, a key ally of Moscow and a gas exporter increasingly sought after by Europe seeking to reduce its dependence …