September 3, 2020

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Former Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is receiving treatment at a private medical clinic in the capital, Bamako. Media reports say Keita was admitted to the Pasteur Clinic late Tuesday, 10 days after he was detained during a military coup by members of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, who are now in power. The condition of

Ethiopian officials are demanding an explanation from the U.S. after it announced this week it would cut millions of dollars in aid after Ethiopia’s decision to begin filling a reservoir at a massive hydropower dam on the Nile River.  Egypt and Sudan are opposed to the dam, which they fear could reduce their water supply. The U.S. State Department on

It was dusk on July 24 when Emmanuel Ali said he heard the gunshots. A group of armed men entered his village in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, he said, and began setting fire to homes.   Ali fled to the bush with his family and then returned to rescue his paralyzed mother, who was trapped inside her burning home.   “The