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Ethiopia prime minister calls for multiparty democracy -chief of staff

ADDIS ABABA, July 22 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Prime minister
Abiy Ahmed says the Horn of Africa nation must adopt multiparty
democracy supported by strong institutions that respect human
rights and rule of law, his chief of staff said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom restores services after voice and data outage

NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters) – Safaricom restored
services on Sunday after suffering a voice and data outage that
affected critical transmission equipment, Kenya’s biggest
telecoms company said.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to close Strait of Hormuz

"Americans should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace," Rouhani told a group of diplomats in the Iranian capital, Tehran. "Likewise a war would be the mother of all wars." Continue reading

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My Europe: Orban and Netanyahu — Brothers in attitude

Viktor Orban visited Benjamin Netanyahu this week in a meeting that alarmed many observers: Two "illiberals" telling the world they’re doing our own thing. It’s both a phenomenon and problem, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek. Continue reading

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White House says ‘skeptical’ S.Sudan leaders can oversee transition to democracy

NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters) – The United States has condemned
a legislative measure to extend South Sudan government’s term
in office and said in a statement it remains skeptical that the
country’s political leaders can oversee a peaceful and timely
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Indonesian court sentences raped teen to prison for having abortion

The teenager’s 18-year-old brother received a two-year sentence for having sex with a minor, and both have been banished from their village. The mother is still facing charges for helping her daughter get the abortion. Continue reading

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Kenya’s Safaricom hit by voice and data outage

NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters) – Safaricom has
suffered a voice and data outage affecting critical transmission
equipment because of a damaged fibre link, Kenya’s biggest
telecoms company said on Sunday.

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Germany claims success with program to support migrant returnees

A German government program aims to help migrants who choose to leave Germany voluntarily to find jobs and prospects in their home countries. But critics say the results of the program are little more than lip service. Continue reading

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South Africa: 11 taxi drivers killed in highway ambush in KwaZulu-Natal

The victims from Gauteng province were on their way back home after bidding their final farewell to a colleague in neighboring KwaZulu-Natal province. Taxi violence has plagued South Africa for years. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe:Zimtrade Pushes for Adoption of E-Commerce

[Zimbabwe Standard] E-commerce is a gateway to a world of new opportunities for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Zimbabwe, a new report has established. Continue reading

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