Peacekeeping Mission in Sudan’s Darfur Ends

The United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur is set to end 13 years of peacekeeping in the vast Sudanese region Thursday, even as recent violent clashes leave residents fearful of new conflict. Fighting erupted in Darfur in 2003, when ethnic minority rebels rose up against the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum, which responded by recruiting and […]

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Is Boko Haram Gaining Foothold in Nigeria’s Northwest?

Boko Haram’s claim of responsibility for a recent kidnapping of more than 300 students in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Katsina signals that the militant group is expanding its terror activities beyond its traditional stronghold in the West African country’s northeast, experts warn. On December 11, Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said in an audio recording […]

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OKEx announces mainnet launch of OKExChain – and how to earn its native OKT token

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (www.okex.com), a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is thrilled to announce the launch of OKExChain mainnet. Unlike other exchange chains, OKEx wanted to embody blockchain’s core qualities of openness and decentralization in OKExChain. After more than 10 iterations on the testnet and exhaustive ongoing development, this vision […]

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Uganda Authorities Arrest Bobi Wine During Campaign Stop

Ugandan soldiers arrested opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine during a campaign stop Wednesday in the Kalangala district. This is the third time Wine has been arrested since launching his campaign to unseat President Yoweri Museveni. “Kalangala is not one of the districts where campaigns were banned,” said Joel Senyonyi, spokesperson of Wine’s National Unity Platform […]

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Kabore Dissolves Burkina Faso’s Government

Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, reelected for a second term, dismissed Prime Minister Christophe Dabiré from his post on Wednesday and dissolved the government, according to a decree sent to AFP, a usual procedure after the legislative elections. “The president of [Burkina] Faso decrees: The functions of the Prime Minister are terminated, the government […]

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Nigerian Christian, Muslim Groups at Odds Over Catholic’s Sermon

Muslim groups in Nigeria are calling for the resignation of a Catholic clergyman who sternly criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over continued insecurity in the country. But Nigerian Christian groups have backed the priest, noting that his views represent the position of the broader Christian public. Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned Bishop Matthew Kukah’s comments […]

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Joseph est acquis par Urban Home Entertainment pour la distribution de vidéos à la demande dans le monde

RICHMOND, Virginie, 29 décembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Soulidifly Productions, une société cinématographique dont la mission est de produire des histoires significatives et édifiantes qui sont divertissantes et magnifiquement racontées, s’est associée à TRIAL X FIRE, LLC, la branche de distribution de Urban Home Entertainment, pour diffuser Joseph partout dans le monde en vidéo à la demande à partir du […]

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