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WTO Boss vows to promote free flow of vaccines, reform dispute system

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Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, formally appointed on Monday as the seventh director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), vowed to tackle her top priorities of...
Kosta Papic

Hearts Coach vows to make amends after Olympics slip

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Kosta Papic Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak has said their defeat against arch-rivals Great Olympics will not dampen their spirit as they...
Kenya Somalia

Kenya vows to spearhead regional peace initiatives despite spat with Somalia

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Kenya said on Thursday it will continue championing regional peace initiatives and will not meddle in the internal affairs of any country despite the...
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Somali PM vows to hold elections without further delay

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Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble said on Saturday the country will hold elections without further delay despite differences over the composition of the electoral...
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Sudanese FM vows closer trade ties with South Sudan

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Visiting Sudan's foreign minister Omer Gamar-Eldin Ismail said on Thursday his country is ready to work with South Sudan to improve trade relations...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan leader vows to further modernize security sector

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed Thursday to continue modernizing the country's security apparatus despite competing national interests including the fight against COVID-19. Kenyatta said his...
Biden

Biden wins the US presidency, vows unity; Trump unwilling to concede

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Democratic candidate Joe Biden is the projected winner of the US presidential election, defeating incumbent Donald Trump who is showing no signs of willingness...

Somali PM vows to intensify fight against corruption, boost economy

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Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said his government will step up its efforts to combat corruption and misuse of state resources. Roble, who toured...
Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Nigeria vows to ensure Okonjo-Iweala becomes new WTO chief

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Nigeria's Foreign Ministry has vowed to ensure that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian candidate for the top position of the World Trade Organization (WTO), takes office...
Joao Lourenco

Angolan president vows to revive economy

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco delivered on Thursday a message on the State of the Nation, in which he highlighted his governance policies and new...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s private sector vows to accelerate adoption of circular economy

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Kenya's private sector on Tuesday vowed to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy in order to promote environmental sustainability. Karin Boomsma,...
Nigerian Military

Nigerian military vows to rout bandits in Northwest region

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The Nigerian military on Thursday vowed to continue fighting bandits who have wreaked havoc in the country's northwest region until the criminals are routed...
UAE

UAE vows ‘unwavering’ commitment to Palestinians ahead of US ceremony

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains committed to a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict, a UAE official wrote in an Israeli daily...
FAO Africa

FAO vows to boost desert locust fight in Kenya

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Monday that it had prioritized eradication of desert locusts in Kenya and...
Silvio Berlusconi

Italy’s ex-PM Berlusconi hospitalized with COVID-19, but vows to keep campaigning ahead of regional...

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been admitted to Milan's San Raffaele Hospital after testing positive for the novel coronavirus. The...
BEIJING, Aug. 10, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa (L) and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attend a ceremony at Kelaniya Temple on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, Aug. 9, 2020. Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation's new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Sri Lankan president vows to bring in new constitution benefiting all citizens

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Thursday that his new government would take steps to introduce a new constitution which would be suitable...
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Brazil vice president vows commitment to sustainability

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Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Wednesday called for an "urgent" commitment to sustainable development for the Amazon River and the country. ...
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Iran’s top leader vows “reciprocal” strike at U.S. for killing senior commander

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday said that the Islamic republic will strike a "reciprocal blow" at the United States for killing...
Anticorruption

Tanzania vows to expose corrupt politicians ahead of general elections

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Tanzania's anti-corruption watchdog on Wednesday urged politicians to avoid corrupt practices ahead of the October 2020 general elections. John Mbungo, the director...
Coach C. K. Akonnor

Coach C K Akonnor vows to practice ‘1978’ AFCON winning style

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Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor has revealed that he will adapt the tactical philosophy used by the late C. K Gyamfi and Fred Osam...
Boko Haram

Nigeria vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after operations in restive states

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday vowed to sustain the fight against Boko Haram after security forces succeeded in dislodging and killing several of...

Nigeria vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after operations in restive states

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The Nigerian defense headquarters on Wednesday vowed to sustain the fight against Boko Haram after security forces succeeded in dislodging and killing several of...
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South Africa vows to wipe out malaria while fighting coronavirus

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The South African government on Saturday marked the World Malaria Day by vowing to wipe out the scourge while fighting the coronavirus pandemic. ...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) welcomes opposition leader Riek Machar at State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

South Sudan’s Kiir vows to peacefully address dispute with first vice president

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir has pledged to peacefully resolve a running dispute with Riek Machar, his first vice president and long time rival,...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

South African government vows fresh move to address energy crisis

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The South African government on Thursday vowed to take "swift and decisive action" to address the prevailing crisis of energy supply South Africa has to...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli opposition leader vows to form government without Netanyahu

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Israel's opposition leader Benny Gantz vowed on Wednesday that he will form a coalition government without long-time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, two weeks before...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in Tehran, Iran, on Aug. 27, 2019. Iranian officials on Tuesday urged the United States to lift its sanctions against Iran to pave the way for talks on mutual issues. (Iran's Presidential Office/Handout via Xinhua)

Iran vows no negotiation with U.S. under “maximum pressure”

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that his administration will never negotiate with the United States under "maximum pressure." "Iran will...

Sudan’s Sovereign Council vows to bring those committed atrocities to justice

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Whoever committed atrocities during the rule of the former Sudanese government will be brought to justice, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council, said...
African Union (AU)

League of Arab States vows further cooperation with AU on peace, security

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The League of Arab States (LAS) has expressed its keen interest to further strengthen its cooperation with the African Union (AU) and to provide...
Buhari

Nigerian president vows to re-equip military amid fight against terrorism

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the military will be re-professionalized and re-equipped to meet the growing exigencies of security in the country,...