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US ‘brokered’ agreements on Israel: Wind of change or toxic blast of extortion?

The United States is negotiating with African countries that will see them exchange Palestinian people’s rights for improved economic and trade conditions

Not everyone is happy about Sudan snuggling up with Israel

Once Tel Aviv’s sworn enemy, Khartoum is apparently ready to end hostilities, but Sudanese refugees fear they may be deported

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Kamaru Usman: Never-ending Nigerian Nightmare

Kamaru Usman has become the dominant force in mixed martial arts

Four ways African governments can bridge digital skills gap needed for post-Covid economic recovery

As African governments tackle the coronavirus crisis, there is a parallel focus on the future and what an economic recovery will look like

Morsi’s death illustrates how the Egyptian state was always going to triumph

An obituary of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, who died in court in Cairo

Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

Treasury widens SA’s tax net

Despite outrage over its planned ‘expat tax’ amendments, the state says closing the personal income loophole is in line with international practice

The Sudanese military: A pawn of the Saudis?

Observers suggest the Saudis are increasing their influence over Khartoum. But why?

Sudan’s army ruler vows to hand ‘power to the people’

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan pledged to respond to demonstrators' demands and confirmed that cash had been seized from deposed Bashir's residence

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Rights groups have regularly accused Paris of being complicit in alleged war crimes committed in Yemen

Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, South Africa transferred $62-million worth of major conventional weapons to the UAE

I fly high on a little Sinai ‘chocolate’

Finding weed in an Egyptian resort crawling with security men during a conference of African leaders is as difficult as parting the Red Sea

War-ridden Yemen’s other frontline — the central bank

Yemen is afflicted by what diplomats call a famine of jobs and salaries, with the central bank torn between two warring parties

UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

Matthew Hedges was among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

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