Tanzania:Exports to Rome Increase By 10%

[Daily News] TANZANIA exports to Italy have gone up by almost 10 per cent last year thanks to increased foodstuffs and products of metallurgy. According to Italian Embassy in Tanzania, the exports, went up by 8.27 per cent to 41.6million euros last year from 38.42 million euros in 2016.

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Kenya:U.S. Mulls Closing Its Military Bases in Kenya

[Nation] The US Defence Department is considering closing military outposts in Kenya and three other African countries while also halving the number of its special operation forces on the continent, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

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Malawi:Food Insecurity Plague Lives of Millions

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s leading daily newspaper has passed its verding that food insecurity report by the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) is “embarrasing” following decreased production of the country’s staple food, maize by 24.5 percent.

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Sudan:Security Council Downsizes AU-UN Mission in Darfur, Eying Eventual Exit

[UN News] The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation in Sudan’s Darfur until the end of June next year, but reduced the number of troops deployed in the field with an eye towards the mission’s eventual exit.

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