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Castro era ends as Cuba elects new president - Business Day

Havana — Cuba marked the end of an era on Thursday as Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally elected as the country's new president, succeeding Raul Castro and becoming the first non-Castro to lead the island in six decades. The silver-haired Diaz-Canel — a ...and more »

Queen suggests Prince Charles should be next Commonwealth head - The Guardian

The Queen has expressed her desire for Prince Charles to succeed her as the leader of the Commonwealth, voicing her views the day before top government officials from the 53-nation body meet at Windsor Castle to discuss the issue. Her unusually candid ...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed Forms His New Cabinet - Parliament Elects New Speaker -

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has today formed his new cabinet members. The Prime minister presented sixteen names, of which ten are new names for ministerial positions, while the six were recycled from one ministry to another. However, all members of ...

Ethiopan dam talks: New round, new hope - Ahram Online

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri is scheduled to meet his Ethiopian and Sudanese counterparts in Cairo tomorrow for another round of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The meeting, the second this month, will also include ...

South Sudan shutdown BBC stations over unpaid debts - africanews

Authorities in South Sudan's capital, Juba has shutdown the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) relay stations in the country for not paying accumulated debts for last three years. BBC relay stations Arabic and English in Juba and Wau on 88. 2 have ...

Germany to accept 10000 refugees from North Africa, Middle East - Deutsche Welle

EU Commissioner for Refugees Dimitris Avramopoulos said Germany would be accepting more than 10,000 refugees from North Africa and the Middle East. He added that the EU Commission had received a commitment from Berlin this week, confirming that Germany ...and more »

South Africa: Why South African Constitution Must Be Amended -

Almost 24 years after the creation of "New South Africa," there are loud and angry voices that the constitution of South Africa must be amended and there is a strong demand that there be expropriation of land without compensation. If the constitution ...and more »

Huawei Honor 10 Debuts With Flagship Looks, AI Cameras And Budget Pricing - Hot Hardware

Late last month, Huawei unveiled its flagship P20 series which included the P20 and the P20 Pro. Now, the Chinese OEM is looking to bring some of that same design flair of the P20 family down to a more palatable price point, hence the new Honor 10 ...

Turkana neighbours celebrate peace in annual festival - Daily Nation

Communities from three countries that have fought for decades but which have enjoyed peace for the last four years converged in Turkana County on Thursday to celebrate their harmonious co-existence. The border communities from South Sudan, Ethiopia and ...and more »

Motorola's brand-new $250 Moto G6 makes me question why I pay so much for a smartphone - Business Insider

Motorola finally announced the Moto G6 - the successor to the Moto G5, our favorite mid-range device - on Thursday during an event in Brazil. Every time I check out a new Moto G smartphone, I question why I pay so much for the high-end flagships. There ...