26 January 2021


Biden administration suspends some sanctions on Yemen rebels (4)
ML By Matthew Lee The Associated Press Mon., Jan. 25, 2021 WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Monday suspended some of the terrorism sanctions that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo imposed on Yemen's Houthi rebels in his waning days in office. The Treasury Department said it would exempt certain transactions involving the Houthis from sanctions resulting from Pompeo's designation of the group
Masasi stars again as virus-hit DR Congo snatch dramatic victory (4)
25/01/2021 - 23:28 Yaound'e (AFP) Amadeu Masasi was the Democratic Republic of Congo hero again Monday in the African Nations Championship, scoring the stoppage-time goal that defeated Niger 2-1 in Cameroon and won Group B. The 91st-minute winner following a Nigerien blunder in Yaounde came four days after his added-time thunderbolt salvaged a draw against Libya. Although hard hit by coronavirus with 12 players and head coach Florent
Uganda: Should CHAN Reconsider Qualification Format? (1)
25 January 2021 The Monitor (Kampala) opinion By Andrew Mwanguhya The Africa Nations Championship was formed to give platform to more footballers to showcase their talent since the big brother, Afcon, cannot have everyone. So this home-based players tourney was born, with the inaugural happening in Ivory Coast in 2009.
C.Africa govt says forces killed 44 rebels in counteroffensive (1)
BANGUI, Central African Republic, Jan 26, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Central African Republic troops killed 44 rebel fighters participating in a push to encircle the capital Bangui and overturn newly-reelected President Faustin Archange Touadera, the government said Monday. Together with "allied forces", the CAR army launched an offensive in the village of Boyali, around 90 kilometres (56 miles) from the capital, with
OPEC daily basket price stood at $54.85 a barrel Monday (2)
VIENNA, 26th January, 2021 (WAM) - The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$54.85 a barrel on Monday, 25th January, compared with $54.69 the previous Friday, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Djeno (Congo), Zafiro (Equatorial Guinea), Rabi Light (Gabon), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait
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