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African state revokes French company’s uranium mine permit

An African state has made headlines by revoking the uranium mining permit of a prominent French company, sparking a contentious dispute over natural resource governance and foreign investment. The decision, which affects a critical sector of the country’s economy, reflects growing tensions between African nations and multinational corporations over control, ownership, and environmental…
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Egypt sets up crisis unit as Hajj death toll rises

Egypt has established a crisis unit in response to a tragic rise in the death toll of its citizens during the Hajj pilgrimage. This move comes as the nation mourns the loss of numerous pilgrims who perished in a devastating stampede near Mecca. The incident, which occurred during a symbolic ritual of stoning the devil, has sent shockwaves through Egypt and other countries whose citizens were…
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Violent protests erupt in Kenya over controversial tax bill

Violent protests have erupted across Kenya following the introduction of a controversial tax bill that has sparked widespread outrage and dissent among the population. What began as peaceful demonstrations quickly escalated into clashes between protesters and security forces, plunging various cities and towns into chaos. The tax bill, aimed at increasing revenue for the government, has been…
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South African president Ramaphosa starts new term under power-sharing deal

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has commenced a new term in office under a historic power-sharing agreement. This arrangement, a result of extensive negotiations among major political parties, aims to stabilize the country’s political landscape and address pressing socio-economic challenges. Ramaphosa, representing the African National Congress (ANC), faced substantial opposition in…
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Five parties to form new South African government

South Africa is on the cusp of significant political transformation as five political parties have agreed to form a coalition government. This landmark decision follows a period of intense negotiations and reflects the country’s diverse political landscape. The coalition aims to address pressing issues such as economic reform, social inequality, and corruption, marking a new chapter in South…
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France to downsize military presence in Africa 

Background France has had a significant military presence in Africa for decades, primarily in its former colonies. This presence has been driven by various objectives, including combating terrorism, stabilizing fragile states, and protecting French economic interests. However, recent developments indicate that France is planning to downsize its military operations on the continent, reflecting a…
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Stranded Migrants Face Violence as Tunisia Blocks Europe Route

Tunisia has become a focal point in the ongoing migration crisis as it increasingly becomes a transit country for migrants and asylum seekers aiming to reach Europe. The situation has escalated in recent months, with reports of stranded migrants facing violence and harsh conditions as Tunisian authorities intensify efforts to block the route to Europe. Tunisia’s Role in…
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