Hemedti: The feared military leader looking most likely to seize power in Sudan

With Omar al-Bashir ousted as Sudan’s long-serving president in

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Do Eritreans Have Anything New to Celebrate This Independence Day?

On May 24, Eritrea officially celebrates its Independence Day,

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Politics & Power

Eritrea: Social media movement aims to topple president

A social media campaign driven by Eritreans living outside of the country is calling for an end to President Isaias Afwerki’s regime.

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Money & Markets

Tanzania, Zambia agree $1.5 billion oil pipeline deal

Tanzania and Zambia have settled plans to build a $1.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries, according to Tanzania’s energy minister.

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Health & Security

DRC Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda, kills two people

The second largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has spread beyond the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and into Uganda.

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Energy & Environment

Tanzania bans plastic bags to curb pollution

Tanzania is the latest East African nation to implement a ban on plastic bags in a bid to clean up the environment.

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