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Zimbabwe Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up Opposition Rally

HARARE – Police in Zimbabwe used tear gas and water cannons Wednesday to break up an opposition rally of about 200 people in the capital, Harare. Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change said those who resisted the tear gas were assaulted.

Bystanders such as 24-year-old soft drink vendor Runyararo …

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

ACCRA – Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at local solutions to local problems. In December, Ghana is hosting two conferences on innovation and technology.

Alhassan Baba Muniru, co-founder of the Recycle Up company, wants to clean up the …

US Extends License for Businesses to Work With Huawei by 90 Days

WASHINGTON – The United States on Monday granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China’s telecoms giant Huawei, saying this would allow service providers to continue to serve rural areas.

President Donald Trump in May effectively barred Huawei from American communications networks after Washington found the …

Sudan Looks to Pyramids to Attract Tourism, Hard Currency

MEROE, SUDAN – Portuguese architect Tania Monteiro and her husband are almost alone as they tour Sudan’s pyramids, a world-class attraction long neglected by the world.

People are really, really nice, always very welcoming, Monteiro said on a recent visit to Meroe, an ancient city on the east bank of …