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Human Rights Concerns Persist in Eritrea, Months After Peace Deals

In signing a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and cooperation agreements with Djibouti and Somalia earlier this year, long-isolated Eritrea gained fresh opportunities to re-emerge on the world stage.

Eritrea, however, now faces renewed pressure …

Melania Trump Forges Ahead as First Lady With Africa Trip

First lady Melania Trump heads for Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the …

Ethiopia Charges 5 With Terrorism Over Assassination Attempt

Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the capital in June, barely two months after the reformist leader …

MOROCCO’S BCP BEGIN TALKS TO ACQUIRE STAKES IN FOUR AFRICAN BANKS

RABAT– BanqueCentralePopulaire (BCP), one of Morocco’s largest lenders, says it has started exclusive talks with France’s co-operative lender, BPCE, to buy major stakes in four of the latter’s African banks.

According to a statementissued by …

UNICEF: DRC Ebola Orphans Stigmatized

The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports a growing number of children in eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo orphaned by the Ebola outbreak in the region are at risk of stigmatization and abandonment.…