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Diplomacy

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Africa

Kagame agrees to meet Tshisekedi over eastern DRCongo crisis

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has agreed to meet with his Democratic Republic of the Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi to discuss the ongoing crisis in eastern Congo. The agreement, according to the BBC, followed a meeting on Monday in Angola's capital Luanda between Kagame and Angolan President João Lourenço, the African Union's mediator, in the DR Congo crisis. Rwanda's presidency said on X that the two leaders "agreed on key steps […]

todayMarch 13, 2024 3

World

Beijing calls for mutual respect in China-US relations

China says the United States continues to have the "wrong perception" and it has yet to fulfil its promises, despite some progress between the two superpowers. Beijing's top diplomat added exchanges between both countries could only progress if there was mutual respect. Laura Westbrook reports.

todayMarch 7, 2024 9

Namibia

Namibia and Brazil mark 30 years of Naval cooperation

Namibia and Brazil have marked the 30th anniversary of their Naval Cooperation Agreement, a milestone in Brazil's significant naval presence in Africa. The event coincides with the 30th anniversary of Walvis Bay and offshore islands' handover to Namibia on 28 February 1994. Ambassador of Brazil to Namibia, Vivian Loss Sanmartin highlighted the occasion.

todayMarch 4, 2024 22

World

Negotiations for Gaza truce continue

US Vice President Kamala Harris is calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for at least the next six weeks. Hamas says an agreement on a temporary ceasefire could be reached within the next 24 to 48 hours if Israel meets its demands. The six-week ceasefire being negotiated would allow for the release of more Israeli hostages, the flow of aid into Gaza, and more Palestinian prisoners being released in […]

todayMarch 4, 2024 15

World

Foreign Ministers gather for Rio G20

Foreign ministers from the world's largest economies are gathering in Brazil for the first meeting of the country's g20 presidency. The meeting comes amid a number of global flashpoints including the wars in Ukraine and Gaza and the recent death of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny.

todayFebruary 22, 2024 2

Opinion Pieces

Israel-Egypt peace treaty has stood the test of time over 45 years: expert explains its significance

    By Ofir Winter, Tel Aviv University   The peace agreement between Egypt and Israel, signed in 1979 to end hostilities and normalise relations between them, turns 45 on 26 March. The Conversation Africa asked Ofir Winter, a senior researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies, who studies Egyptian politics and the Arab-Israeli conflict, for his insights on the peace deal and the key challenging moments since it […]

todayFebruary 16, 2024 10

Africa

UN Security Council worried over rising violence in the Congo

The United Nations Security Council is concerned about the escalating violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Clashes have intensified recently between the M23 rebels and the country’s army. The M23 is one of dozens of armed groups that have long plagued the country’s mineral-rich east, battling for control of land there. Guyana ambassador, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett.

todayFebruary 13, 2024 9

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