Archive for June 27th, 2020

Nile Countries Agree to Restart Talks Over Disputed Dam

CAIRO, EGYPT – The leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed late Friday to return to talks aimed at reaching an accord over the filling of Ethiopia’s new hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile, according to statements from the three nations. Early Saturday, Seleshi Bekele,...
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Flight Departs UK to Deliver Virus Aid to Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Britain’s Royal Air Force says the first in a series of flights taking coronavirus aid to Africa has departed for Ghana with materials for a field hospital with capacity for nearly 100 people. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement that Britain...
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Suspected Poacher Killed as Botswana Battles Rampant Rhino Deaths

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana soldiers this week shot and killed a suspected rhino poacher during a gunfight in the vast Okavango Delta, where poaching has reached unprecedented levels. The southern African nation’s anti-poaching unit has killed 19 suspects since 2019, as the government employs a...
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