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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Africa mostly quiet amid widespread condemnation of Moscow
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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Africa mostly quiet amid widespread condemnation of Moscow

Twenty-five of Africa’s 54 nations abstained or didn’t record a vote in the UN General Assembly resolution earlier this month condemning Russia

Chinese president Xi Jinping announces another $60 bn aid for Africa, dismisses criticism over driving countries into 'debt trap'
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Chinese president Xi Jinping announces another $60 bn aid for Africa, dismisses criticism over driving countries into 'debt trap'

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) drawing the countries into a debt trap

Donald Trump says he is 'the least racist person you would ever interview', denies making 'shithole countries' remark
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Donald Trump says he is 'the least racist person you would ever interview', denies making 'shithole countries' remark

Donald Trump insisted that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global criticism.

World leaders reach New York for UN General Assembly: North Korea, Rohingya crisis to top agenda
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World leaders reach New York for UN General Assembly: North Korea, Rohingya crisis to top agenda

Facing an escalating threat from North Korea and exodus of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at UN starting Monday to tackle these challenges

African Development Bank meet: Narendra Modi govt should ensure racist attacks don't imperil African goodwill
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African Development Bank meet: Narendra Modi govt should ensure racist attacks don't imperil African goodwill

Successive Indian governments, since the UPA time have been wooing Africa and holding bi-annual India-Africa summits

If I was African, I would be scared to live in India: What Masonda's murder tells us
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If I was African, I would be scared to live in India: What Masonda's murder tells us

This is how racist we are. We deem it perfectly fine to barge into a person's home just because they are dark-skinned.

Rise of African slaves as rulers, generals in India shows nation's tradition of openness: Syed Akbaruddin at UN exhibition
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Rise of African slaves as rulers, generals in India shows nation's tradition of openness: Syed Akbaruddin at UN exhibition

The history of African slaves who came to India as slaves and rose to lofty heights as princes and generals shows the country's tradition of openness, India's UN Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said on Tuesday.

All our nations find themselves faced with the growing scourge of terrorism: Sushma Swaraj
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All our nations find themselves faced with the growing scourge of terrorism: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj said there was need to step up cooperation through intelligence exchange and called for adoption of convention against terrorism.

Kenya: Al Shabaab claims responsibility for murder of 36
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Kenya: Al Shabaab claims responsibility for murder of 36

Somali Al Shabaab militants said on Tuesday in a statement that they were behind the killing of 36 Kenyans in Mandera county in northern Kenya.

30 million girls face genital mutilation in next decade: UN
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30 million girls face genital mutilation in next decade: UN

As many as 30 million girls around the globe still face the risk of genital mutilation in the next decade, the Unicef said following a study of 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East.