Liberia: Step Back From the Brink, GOL – - Reopen Roots FM!

[Observer] Looking back on history and reflecting on the experience of the Daily Observer, this newspaper is constrained to question whether national policy and decision makers, including President Weah who sits at the helm of government, do follow history or whether they have learnt or are learning anything from the history of resistance to oppression in Liberia, particularly the clamp down on free expression.

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Sudan: Peace Talks Going Well Despite Boycott By Rebel Group

[East African] A comprehensive peace agreement that would set Sudan on a path to political stability and economic recovery appeared feasible as the transition government and rebel groups entered a second day of negotiations in the South Sudan capital Juba.

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Nigeria: Nigeria, South Africa to Issue 10 Year Visa to Businessmen, Academics

[Vanguard] Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.

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Why an “Uber for tailors” is gaining ground in Lagos

“RICH AND poor, everyone has a tailor here,” says Olajire Omikunle, a couturier for Nigeria’s powerful. So great is the appeal of a well-cut outfit in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial centre, that roadside stitchers rove the streets armed with their sewing machines and clicking their large scissors to drum up customers.

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Nigeria: Opposition Says Buhari Has Nothing to Present to UN

[Vanguard] Ss President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for New York, USA, to participate in the 74th Session of United Nations general Assembly, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday berated him, saying that he has no agenda and did not articulate any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.

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Africa: No, Kagame Did Not Call For South Africa to Be Expelled From AU

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -President Paul Kagame’s advisor, Yolande Makolo, has come out to defend his name on Twitter and to clarify reports claiming Kagame has called for the dismissal of the South African government from the African Union.

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