37 People Killed During Unrest in Uganda

Ugandan police said on Friday that at least 37 people have been killed during protests following the arrest of opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine on Wednesday. The 38-year-old musician-turned-politician was released on bail Friday in the eastern town of Iganga after being charged with disobeying COVID-19 guidelines that restrict election rallies to fewer than 200 people. Wine, who has been arrested several times in recent years, is seen as a serious challenger to President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled for almost four decades. He has repeatedly called for Museveni to…

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AU Appoints 3 Envoys to Help Resolve Ethiopian Conflict

The African Union has named three high-level envoys to mediate a peaceful resolution of armed conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. AU President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa informed Ethiopia’s President Sahle-Work Zewde on Friday that he had appointed former President of Mozambique Joaquim Chissano, former President of Liberia Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and former President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe as special envoys of the AU entrusted to facilitate negotiations between parties to end the conflict in Ethiopia. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement late Friday, welcoming the appointments…

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سي جي تي أن: الصين تعزز نموها الاقتصادي عبر الابتكار والانفتاح، وتعزيز التنمية المشتركة في منطقة آسيا المحيط الهادىء

بكين، 20 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — فيما تواصل جائحة كوفيد-19 اجتياحها العالم، وتواصل تأثر منطقة آسيا المحيط الهادىء بصورة شديدة بالوباء، تواصل حالات عدم اليقين الاقتصادي تخيم على الاقتصادات بدرجات متباينة. من المتوقع أن ينكمش النشاط الاقتصادي في آسيا والمحيط الهادئ بنسبة 2.3٪ في العام 2020، وأن ينمو بنسبة 6.7٪ في […]

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