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Mon,12Nov2018

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Tunisia's president says PM should quit if crisis continues

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed takes notes during the opening session of the Opportunities For All economic conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP/SIPATunisia's president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country's political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the president's son.

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Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia in fresh sign of diplomatic thaw

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, second left, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center, hold hands as they wave at the crowds in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday July 15, 2018. Photo: Mulugeta Ayene/AP/SIPAEritrea reopened its embassy in Ethiopia on Monday (July 16) in further evidence of a rapid thaw between the two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands died.

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Ethiopia: The Somali strongman

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How Abiy handles his relationship with Abdi Iley, the powerful leader of Ethiopia’s Somali Region, has implications for the country’s fragile system of ethnic federalism

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Lagos: The taxman cometh

 

Sven Torfinn/Panos-REATo be a genuine global metropolis, Nigeria’s economic hub needs to start finding well-heeled sources of tax revenue and roll out more public services for everyone

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Migration: Brexit brings hard choices

 

Photo: Brais G. Rouco/SOPA Images/Lightrocket via Getty ImagesThe “hostile environment” and Windrush scandals that have hit the headlines just as Britain draws up a new immigration policy could take the wind out of its sails

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Former finance minister, Nigeria

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala attends a panel session at the 44. Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2014. Photo: Jean-christophe Bott/AP/SIPAOkonjo-Iweala talks to The Africa Report about taxation, debt, the challenges of public office, and the content of her latest book, Fighting Corruption is Dangerous

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The UK is under pressure to spell out its position on immigration

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As the British government prepares to publish a key document setting out its future immigration policy, a prominent pro-Brexit Member of the European Parliament (MEP) said he personally hopes the UK will introduce a “fair immigration system” where people from outside the EU are treated the same way as people from the EU.

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