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US, Russia to find ways to lift travel ban on Taliban leaders for peace talks

The United States and Russia have agreed to explore options on securing travel waivers for Taliban negotiators to participate in talks to end the war in Afghanistan, the US peace envoy said ahead of a fresh round of peace talks scheduled on Monday.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 23, 2019

President Bashir dissolves gov't, declares national emergency

Sudan diaspora The Sudanese diaspora has paid close attention to developments in their home country, staging a handful of protests across the United States.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 23, 2019

Kim Jong Un to make official visit to Vietnam

Teams from the United States and North Korea are already in Hanoi hashing out pre-summit preparations.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 23, 2019

U.S., Russia to find ways to lift travel ban on Taliban leaders for peace talks

KABUL (Reuters) - The United States and Russia have agreed to explore options on securing travel waivers for Taliban negotiators to participate in talks to end the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. peace envoy said ahead of a fresh round of peace talks scheduled on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 23, 2019

At Vatican abuse summit, African nun scolds bishops on their errors

Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS Sister Veronica Openibo, a Nigerian who has worked in Africa, Europe and the United States, spoke with a soft voice but had a strong message for the prelates sitting before her.

Reuters , Africa Feb 23, 2019

Video: Transport Minister, Amaechi casts his vote

It is in this light that the timely warnings issued to Nigerian politicians by the United States, UK, EU and other count...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 23, 2019

At Vatican abuse summit, African nun scolds bishops on their errors

Sister Veronica Openibo, a Nigerian who has worked in Africa, Europe and the United States, spoke with a soft voice but had a strong message for the prelates sitting before her.

Reuters , Africa Feb 23, 2019

Insults fly as Jarrell Miller, Anthony Joshua face off in fiery press briefing before big fight Kenya News

But the WBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight champion made it clear he was going to make his first fight in the United States count.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 23, 2019

Sudan: 3 decades under Bashir

In October 2017, the United States ends its 20-year-old trade embargo against Sudan, imposed over alleged support for Islamist militant groups.

The East African , Kenya Feb 23, 2019

U.S. slaps travel curbs on DR Congo election officials for abuses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday imposed travel restrictions on five top officials from Democratic Republic of Congo, including the heads of the country’s electoral body and constitutional court, accusing them of corruption during the presidential elections.

Reuters , Africa Feb 23, 2019