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Regional bloc backtracks on economic sanctions

Leaders say the decision to lift restrictions has been made for humanitarian reasons as they urge Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso not to leave the community

The decision by leaders of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) to lift economic sanctions on Niger's military regime is an embarrassing admission of d...

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Carbon row heads to the World Trade Organization

South Africa and India have accused the EU of using environmental issues as a cover for protectionism in its new CBAM

African countries are set to raise formal complaints about the effects of some of the European Union's new laws on environmental protection and carbon at this week's Ministerial Co...

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A new gold standard

The finance ministry wants to use the country's gold to shore up its local dollars

Treasury officials say they are working on measures to stabilise the Zimbabwe dollar, including by linking its exchange rate to hard assets such as gold and creating a currency boa...

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Election delay triggers mass protests

Citing concerns about the disqualification of two opposition candidates the outgoing president holds up the vote

President Macky Sall's postponing of the presidential election scheduled for 25 February risks plunging Senegal into a deeper political confrontation.

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