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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 …

South Sudan Villagers Relocated After Oil Leak

JUBA – More than 2,000 South Sudanese villagers reportedly have been relocated following an oil spill in a remote part of Northern Liech state.

Gatkouth Ruach says he and other villagers were moved to a different part of the state after a pipeline burst Nov. 7 in Budang County.

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Rights Groups Defend AP Reporter Forced to Leave South Sudan

For years, Sam Mednick has covered developments in South Sudan for the Associated Press, but last month she was forced to leave the country, after the government’s media authority accused her of reporting false information and revoked her credentials.

Now, she waits in Nairobi. She cannot return to South Sudan …

Zimbabwe Rolls Out Lower-Denomination Money to Ease Cash Shortage

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s central bank says it has begun circulating lower-denomination bank notes and coins, in an effort to help end severe shortages of cash and boost the new Zimbabwean currency. But many have doubts the new money by itself will improve the country’s struggling economy.

By close of business …