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16Mar 2019
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The Guardian

US, Taliban and Qatar officials seen during a meeting in Doha, Qatar [Qatari Foreign Ministry/Handout via Reuters]

After 16 days of talks in the Qatari capital Doha, US and Taliban negotiators have wrapped up...

16Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari in a state visit to China. File photo

Tucked inside a vast residential area in the Jabi district of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria...

16Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 15, 2018 shows a view of the Songping settlement for poverty relief relocation in Shadaogou Township of Xuan'en County, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua)

At the "two sessions" -- a key annual event on China's political calendar, an even more detailed...

15Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Letty McMaster (C) with her adoptive children: from left to right, Flygod, Lidia, Eva, Iddy, Simoni, Baraka, Pishon and Razarlo

MOST students who take a gap year come back with ideals that all too often fade. But Letty...

15Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Tanzanian ICT entrepreneur, Rose Funja, shows off one of the drones she uses as a key tool in her data mapping business.

SIX years ago while wondering how best to use her engineering skills, Tanzanian ICT entrepreneur...

15Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

The government of the Central African Republic and 14 of the most powerful armed groups operating in the country came together to sign a peace deal last month.

If it goes to plan, the signatories will be responsible for leading the country into a new era...

15Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Maybe, after half a century of rule by one party, Botswana needs new political blood – but who?

Will the increasingly ugly and public spat between Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi and...

14Mar 2019
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The Guardian

When the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), based in Switzerland, released its annual report on...

14Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Two weeks before, an armed group burned down the 41-year-old farmer’s village, destroying his...

14Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Once known as the country’s peaceful breadbasket, today the backdrop of rolling hills in South Sudan’s Equatoria region is contrasted by a string of ghost towns, abandoned shops, dilapidated houses, and roads littered with bullets and burnt-out cars. File photo

A fragile peace deal signed in September brought a few months of relief as fighting largely...

14Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Africa’s political leaders are failing the continent by allowing China to plunder its assets and resources.

Africa’s history is laced with decades of colonial exploitation, which together with...

13Mar 2019
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The Guardian

After his first meeting with Kim Jong-un Donald Trump declared: “And then we fell in love, okay...

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