A strike on Saudi Arabia moves a shadowy conflict closer to open war

THE MISSILES streaked down and turned the night sky orange. In the early hours of September 14th a barrage of fast-moving weapons hit Abqaiq, a town in the eastern Saudi desert that is home to the world’s largest oil-processing facility. They punched holes in the spheroids that process crude oil and smashed five of Abqaiq’s 18 stabilisation towers, lighting up the night

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Angola: Trump Calls for Attractive Business Environment in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Monday urged the Angolan government to promote an attractive environment for foreign direct investment that encourages greater involvement of US companies.

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Even in death, Robert Mugabe worries his successor

ROBERT MUGABE had been out of power for nearly two years when he died on September 6th (see Obituary). He had been far away and sick since April, so you might think his death would not rattle his successor as president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But bones have a way of making themselves felt.

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Africa: As Congo Ebola Cases Rise, a Vaccine Trial in Uganda Is Keenly Watched

[The New Humanitarian] Kampala -Uganda has launched its largest trial of a new experimental Ebola vaccine, as rising cases of the deadly virus in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo continue to raise fears of a wider regional outbreak.

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Sudan: The Multiple of Local and Foreign Mediators …. Aim to Country’s Stability

[SNA] Khartoum -Political Scene witnessed continue moves express on frindly internal and external efforts to create Convergence between views between the Transitional Military Council “TMC” and the Forces of Freedom and Change “FFC” to reach for consensus understanding that able to include all colors of political and social spectrum without exclusion to anyone in order to transfer for transitional stage and then to period of democratic elections.

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