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Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration issues

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confronting the coronavirus and cooperating on economic and national security issues. Mexico’s president has said he intends during the meeting to propose to … Read more

When the US president met Africa’s independence heroes

President John F Kennedy met Ghana’s first President and leading pan-Africanist Kwame Nkrumah at the White House in March 1961 In our series of letters from African journalists, Sierra Leonean-Gambian writer Ade Daramy mines an archive of photos featuring US President John F Kennedy, who set the template for US relations with Africa. Short presentational … Read more

Bobi Wine: Uganda’s ‘ghetto president’

Bobi Wine at a press conference There has never been a peaceful handover of power in Uganda, but pop star-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, is hopeful it can still happen after failing to unseat long-serving President Yoweri Museveni in January’s vote. BBC Africa correspondent Catherine Byaruhanga takes a look at the self-styled … Read more

Rival of Palestinian president delivers vaccines to Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A shipment of coronavirus vaccines arranged by a rival of President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, giving a lift to the blockaded territory’s vaccination efforts and embarrassing the Palestinian leader ahead of national elections. The 20,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V, donated by the United … Read more

Algeria’s protests are back and the president is worried

Thousands gathered in the town of Kherrata on Tuesday Mass street protests are back in Algeria and the government is nervous. Cries of “Algeria, free, democratic” have once again been heard as thousands from all walks of life thronged to Kherrata, a town 200km (120 miles) east of the capital, Algiers, on Tuesday. When the … Read more

Libya’s new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s newly elected interim prime minister on Thursday held talks in Cairo with the Egyptian president as part of his efforts to galvanize support from regional powers and try to unify the fractured North African nation. Earlier this month, Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah was elected as prime minister by Libyan delegates at … Read more

Elon Musk used Twitter to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to join him for a chat on Clubhouse

National Review Biden’s Executive Order on Housing: Replacing Old Sins with New Ones President Biden’s flurry of executive orders has now extended to housing policy — and to a pledge to reverse the Trump administration’s approach to “fair housing.” Specifically, that would mean reversing the Trump reversal of an Obama-era rule known as “Affirmatively Furthering … Read more

Nikki Haley turns on Donald Trump, revealing she was ‘disgusted’ with the former president

TOPSHOT – US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Oval office of the White House on October 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. – Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s … Read more