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Now to end 'long suffering': South Sudan's former rebel leader sworn in as first vice president Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

JUBA (Reuters) - Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan's first vice president on Saturday as part of a unity government with his former adversary President Salva Kiir, a tentative step towards peace after years of civil war ravaged the oil-rich yet impoverished nation.  Full Article

 
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Togo votes as Gnassingbe seeks to extend dynasty's half-century rule Sunday, 23 Feb 2020 

LOME (Reuters) - Togolese citizens voted on Saturday in a presidential election expected to extend Faure Gnassingbe's 15 years in office, and his family's more than half a century in power.  Full Article  

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Ethiopia plans to release interim jet crash report as probe continues Sunday, 23 Feb 2020 

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia plans to release an interim report into a deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash, which killed 157 passengers and crew, ahead of the first anniversary of the accident next month, according to an official speaking on Saturday.  Full Article  

 
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