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While peace talks are underway, Israel begins new attacks on Gaza.

Rafah: On Wednesday, Israel attacked targets in the Gaza Strip following its capture of the main border crossing with Egypt, where peace talks were in progress and intended to be the “last chance” to reach a ceasefire agreement. Israeli tanks advanced on Rafah on Tuesday, seizing the crossing that has been the primary route for humanitarian supplies into the besieged Palestinian…
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Report: Shell is planning to leave South Africa.

The Sunday Times and City Press have two reports claiming that the petrochemical behemoth Shell intends to leave South Africa. The international firm will sell its 72% share in Shell Downstream South Africa, according to reports quoting sources connected to Shell’s BEE partner in South Africa, Thebe Investments. Conflict about the worth of Thebe’s remaining 28% interest in the…
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Another African state considers closing French military base

In recent years, the presence of foreign military bases in Africa has increasingly become a topic of debate and contention. Among these bases, French military installations have historically maintained a significant presence across various African countries, often as part of France’s broader strategy to maintain influence in its former colonies and combat terrorism and instability in the…
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Somalia detains US-trained soldiers suspected of stealing food

In Somalia, a country grappling with longstanding political instability and widespread humanitarian challenges, an incident emerged where Somali soldiers, purportedly trained by the United States, were detained on suspicion of stealing food aid intended for distribution to civilians in need. This occurrence underscores the complexities and difficulties faced in addressing not only Somalia’s…
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African nation wants Portugal to pay colonial damages

Mozambique, a country in southeastern Africa, has been at the forefront of demanding reparations from its former colonial ruler, Portugal. Like many African nations, Mozambique endured centuries of colonial exploitation and oppression, leaving lasting scars on its people and infrastructure. Portugal colonized Mozambique in the late 15th century and ruled over it until the country gained…
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Kenya get hit by floods

Kenya’s recurring struggle with floods paints a vivid picture of the country’s battle against the forces of nature and its efforts to adapt to the changing climate landscape. Seasonal rains, coupled with poor infrastructure and land management practices, often result in devastating floods that wreak havoc on communities, infrastructure, and livelihoods across the nation. In recent…
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Kenya appoints first female air force commander

Kenya’s historic appointment of its first female Air Force commander marks a significant milestone in the nation’s military history and underscores its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity in leadership roles. The selection of a woman to lead the Air Force signals a progressive shift in attitudes towards gender representation within the armed forces and serves as an…
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