Africa


Jewish Cemetery in Asmara, Eritrea, Vandalized

Many graves in a Jewish cemetery in the eastern African capital of Eritrea, Asmara, have been desecrated, as evidenced in pictures received by the offices of Britain’s Jewish Chronicle. The…

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Uganda Denies Accepting Migrants From Israel

The government’s plan to expel thousands of illegal African migrants to a third country apparently ran into trouble with Uganda on Thursday, which denied that it had agreed to take…

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Zimbabwe’s New Leader Appoints Ex-Military Commander as VP

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country’s former military commander as one of his two vice presidents, state-run media reported Wednesday, deepening concerns about the military’s influence after…

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Israel Plugs Into Africa Power Plan

Israel signed onto a partnership agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to develop electrical power in Africa, The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin…

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Zambia Could Be Netanyahu’s Next Stop in Africa

The next Israel-Africa summit will likely be in Zambia, following a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu in Nairobi last week. “For whatever…

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Nigeria Flies Migrants Home From Libya After Slavery Scare

Nigeria’s president said on Wednesday the government had started bringing stranded citizens home from Libya after a global outcry over reports that migrants there were being sold into slavery. Muhammadu…

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Netanyahu Announces Opening of Embassy in Rwanda

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that Israel plans to open its first embassy in Rwanda, and officials are also considering starting direct flights between the two countries. Netanyahu made the…

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Mnangagwa Sworn In as Zimbabwe President

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as President of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare’s national stadium, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year…

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