Africa:Is China Africa’s Father Christmas?

[Vanguard] The Presidents of African countries converged in Beijing last week, to attend the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation included at least four state governors and seven federal ministers.

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South Africa:Let Us Resolve Our Own Problems, ANC Secretary General Tells Trump

[News24Wire] The ANC is appalled by “those forces opposed to the transformation of our country” and is asking US President Donald Trump to let South Africans resolve their own problems, ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says.

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Angola:Legal Jeopardy for the Angolan ‘Princess’

[Maka] The woman who once styled herself as Africa’s first female billionaire, controlling a complex empire of companies registered around the world, is discovering that all those overseas registrations make her vulnerable to legal action in multiple jurisdictions.

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Uganda:Diplomats ‘Disturbed’ By Brutality Meted Out to Arua Suspects

[Observer] Foreign missions in the country are “deeply concerned” and “disturbed” by government’s brutal treatment of arrested members of parliament, journalists and citizens following clashes between opposition supporters and presidential guards in Arua district.

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