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US offers Sudan $330m terror list deal

By France24
28 August 2020   |   11:00 am
There are international calls for Mali to transition to civilian rule as soon as possible. The junta that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita last week says it's hoping for a three-year post-coup transition. In Tanzania, campaigning has kicked off ahead of October’s general election that has already led to opposition claims of persecution. And more Cameroonian farmers are using fish to cultivate their crops as they invest in Aquaponics in the hope that the system can help boost output.

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