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Nigerian Candidate Absent From Election Accord Ceremony

| December 11, 2018

ABUJA, NIGERIA Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a peaceful election early next year, and his party attributed his absence to a "communication lapse."

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Public Designation of The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh

| December 10, 2018

The Department is publicly designating former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, under the terms of Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2018, due to his involvement in significant corruption. Section …

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Hunger, Lice, Filth: Moroccan Camp Shows Migrant Challenges

| December 9, 2018

As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery, lice and filth.

These sub-Saharan Africans who dream of going to Europe are a …

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Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium’s Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp

| December 8, 2018

Belgium's Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country's brutal colonial past.

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo hailed a "historic moment" and said it would open …

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Haunted by Colonial Past, Belgium’s Africa Museum Reopens After Revamp

| December 8, 2018

Belgium's Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country's brutal colonial past.

Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo hailed a "historic moment" and said it would open …

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