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Jabeur hopes to inspire Arab women after reaching Melbourne quarters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Ons Jabeur hopes her success at the Australian Open will inspire other players from her region after the Tunisian became the first Arab woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday. Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur celebrates during her match against China’s Qiang Wang REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji The 25-year-old dazzled the crowd at Margaret […]
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South Africa’s Eskom new CEO warns against hasty unbundling of firm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The new chief executive of South Africa’s power utility Eskom said on Sunday that a plan to split the loss-making company should not be rushed, because risks associated with the process need to be assessed and managed properly. The logo of state power utility Eskom is seen outside Cape Town’s Koeberg nuclear […]
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Morocco, Spain to hold talks about overlapping territorial waters

RABAT (Reuters) – The Moroccan and Spanish foreign ministers said on Friday their countries would hold talks about overlapping areas of ocean that they both claim rights to in the North Atlantic. The territorial waters Morocco has claimed include the coast off Western Sahara, a territory that has been contested between Morocco and the Algerian-backed […]
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Angola may ask Portugal to seize dos Santos’ assets, says prosecutor

LISBON (Reuters) – Angola may ask Portuguese authorities to seize assets belonging to Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of a former Angolan president, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation, Angola’s attorney general said on Friday. Isabel Dos Santos, daughter of Angola’s former President and Africa’s richest woman. REUTERS/Toby Melville Angola named dos Santos […]
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Sudan signs initial political and security deal with rebel group

JUBA (Reuters) – Sudan and a major rebel group signed a preliminary deal on political and security arrangements on Friday, paving the way for eventual reconciliation through ongoing talks. Sudan’s ruling council and rebel groups restarted peace talks last October to end years-long conflicts, after a transitional government was put in place following the fall […]
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South African parliament starts process to remove watchdog head

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s parliament on Friday backed a request from the main opposition party to begin proceedings that could lead to the removal of the country’s top anti-corruption official amid criticism of her record in office. Source link