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President Obama eyes African legacy

President Obama is staking his reputation in Africa on long-term trade and leadership projects As President Obama finished his speech to the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa last month and stepped off the stage, a tempest whipped up outside. The trees swayed, the rain battered the domed roof of …

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Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion

  #Egypt has opened a major expansion of the Suez Canal, which deepens the main waterway and provides ships with a 35km (22 mile) channel parallel to it. At the inauguration, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi welcomed foreign leaders aboard a historic yacht as helicopters and fighter jets flew by. …

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