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Sources: Jets Hit Libya’s al-Watiya Airbase Where Turkey May Build Base

BENGHAZI – Warplanes struck overnight at an airbase that was recently recaptured by Libya’s internationally recognized government from eastern forces with help from Turkey, a military source with the eastern forces and a resident nearby said. The strikes were carried out by “unknown aircraft”, the military source with the Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern-based […]

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Anti-Racism Groups in Paris Call out Slave Trader Statues

PARIS – Anti-racism groups are leading a “de-colonial tour” of Paris on Sunday to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses. The march, starting at the French capital’s Museum of Immigration, is being held on the 58th anniversary of Algeria’s independence from France after a […]

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Donations an Investment Towards Botswana’s Human Resource Capital Development

Donations that University of Botswana received from Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Fair Price are no doubt an investment towards Botswana’s human resource capital development drive. Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, acknowledged this during a ceremony to appreciate a P100 000 donation from the Chinese Chamber of Commerce and a consignment of paints from Fair […]

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6 Killed, 15 Injured in Somalia Bombings

At least five people were killed and more than eight others wounded when a government security checkpoint was bombed in Baidoa, Somalia’s administrative capital of Southwest State, on Saturday, witnesses and security officials said. Officials in Baidoa, about 250 kilometers west of Mogadishu, told VOA Somali that the blast apparently came from a remote-controlled landmine […]

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Cameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon says it has deployed more troops in the capital Yaoundé after yet another bomb exploded, leaving at least 20 people severely wounded. No one has claimed responsibility, but it is suspected that separatists fighting for the creation of an English-speaking state in Cameroon and people who escaped from prison a month […]

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South Africa Theater Puts on a Show for the World With Online Season

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Market Theater is one of several African cultural institutions that has recently gone entirely online because of coronavirus restrictions that prevent large gatherings. But for this small institution often known as the “Theater of the Struggle” for its flouting of apartheid-era laws, obstacles are nothing new. Now, the theater hope its […]