08 August 2022


Rwanda rejects UN report on support for rebels in Congo (4)
World Rwanda rejects UN report on support for rebels in Congo Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is seen on a video screen as addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly remotely, Tuesday, Sept.
US Secretary of State Blinken in South Africa on Africa tour (8)
The Associated Press August 7, 2022, 6:56 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three- nation tour of Africa with his arrival in South Africa on Sunday. Blinken's visit to Africa is seen as part of a competition between Russia and Western powers for support from African countries over the war in Ukraine.
OPEC daily basket price stood at $100.01 per barrel Friday (2)
APA - Lagos (Nigeria) The price of OPEC basket of 13 crudes stood at $100.01 a barrel on Friday, August 5, 2022, compared with $101.19 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Djeno (Congo), Zafiro (Equatorial Guinea), Rabi Light (Gabon), Iran Heavy (Islamic Republic of
US Vows to Defend Philippines in the Face of China 'Dangerous Actions' (1)
News - Middle East: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has promised to defend the Philippines in the face of China's "destabilizing and dangerous" actions, during a visit to the Southeast Asian country. On a visit to Manila, Blinken met with the Philippines' newly elected leader, President Ferdinand Marcos, on Friday. Blinken reassured Marcos of Washington's full support in the face of what he called China's "destabilizing and dangerous" actions.
Backgrounder: Facts about Kenya's 2022 general elections (1)
Source: Xinhua| 2022-08-08 19:51:30 NAIROBI, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) - Some 22.1 million Kenyans will vote on Aug. 9 to elect, among others, the country's fifth president, members of the National Assembly, senators, and county governors, according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The polling stations across the country will be opened at 6 a.m., local time, Tuesday, and close at 6 p.m.
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