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Russia’s actions at the Chernobyl power station in Ukraine are “irresponsible” and present a “very serious threat”, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister has said. The site of the world’s worst nuclear accident is currently occupied by Russian forces. Iryna Vereshchuk said Russian forces were “militarising” the site and Continue Reading
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Border guards who died defending Snake Island will be awarded the title “Hero of Ukraine.” The guards reportedly died after refusing to surrender to a Russian warship.”May the memory of those who gave their lives for Ukraine live forever,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday he will issue posthumous honors to […]Continue Reading
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The Zimbabwean government has welcomed the European Union (EU) decision to lift travel and financial sanctions imposed on Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, former First Lady Grace Mugabe and military chief Valerio Sibanda. The EU took the decision despite acknowledging that Zimbabwe’s human rights record had not improved and could worsen. The sanctions were first Continue Reading
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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has maintained the existing sanctions it imposed on Mali, for failure by the transitional authorities to oversee a smooth political transition. At an Extraordinary Session in Accra on Sunday, the Authority of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States, expressed […]Continue Reading
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Ghana’s former Interior Minister, Prosper Bani, is part of a nine-member Commonwealth Election Observer Mission mandated to monitor the presidential elections in The Gambia in December. “We recognise the significance of this presidential election to the people of The Gambia and the historical context in which this contest is taking place.” “We also recognise the […]Continue Reading