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Angola: five things to know

Despite fabulous oil riches, Angola remains one of the poorest countries in the world and is one of the most closed societies on the African continent.

US warship collisions raise cyberattack fears

A spate of incidents involving US warships in Asia, including a deadly collision this week off Singapore, has forced the navy to consider whether cyberattackers might be to blame.

SA’s first online rhino horn auction set to open

Several hundred rhino horns will go under the hammer on Wednesday in South Africa’s first online auction of the controversial product, despite opposition from conservation groups who contend the sale will encourage poachers.

Rodents force Nigerian president to work from home

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office during a more than 100-day overseas medical absence, a presidential spokesman told AFP Tuesday.

Trump strategy won’t solve Afghan problems, say analysts

Donald Trump has vowed success in Afghanistan, but analysts say his strategy contains nothing new against enemies which his predecessors could not defeat — a sobering assessment that points to endless war for weary civilians.

Spain terror cell: latest

The four remaining alleged members of a terror cell that carried out deadly twin attacks in Spain will be questioned by a judge Tuesday, after eight other suspects were killed.
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