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School Children Across Africa Face Threats Beyond Kidnappings

| March 16, 2018

On February 19, Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 girls from their school in Dapchi, a town on the Komadugu Gana River in northeast Nigeria.

Days after the kidnapping, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Twitter, I share the anguish of all …

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China’s Military Footprint Grows Alongside Economic Interests in Africa

| March 14, 2018

In the 2017 movie Wolf Warrior 2, the protagonist is a heroic Chinese soldier fighting mercenaries, pirates and an Ebola-like disease in a nameless African country. The film depicts a China that's strong but benevolent � ready to fight but …

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Tillerson’s Firing Worries Some Africa Experts

| March 13, 2018

The State Department had billed Secretary Rex Tillerson's first diplomatic trip to Africa as a mission to reaffirm U.S. collaboration with the continent on counterterrorism, development and good governance.

Tillerson's abrupt dismissal Tuesday, just hours after returning from his weeklong …

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European Parliament (EP) totally committed to supporting Sierra Leone along its democratic path, says EP Election Observation Delegation Head

| March 12, 2018

Following the EU Election Observation Mission to the elections in Sierra Leone, on 7 March 2018, Ms Neena Gill CBE, Head of the European Parliament election observation delegation, stated:

As Chair of the European Parliament#39;s delegation, I have the honour …

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Tillerson Says N. Korea Talks Trump’s Idea, Downplays Exclusion of State Department

| March 9, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on the other side of the world on a week-long Africa tour, says President Donald Trump's decision to hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came from Trump himself, but …

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