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U.S., Kenya formally launch trade deal talks Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kenya and the United States formally launched negotiations on Wednesday for a bilateral trade pact that the two economies hope could serve as a model for additional agreements across the African continent.  Full Article

U.N. chief warns foreign interference in Libya conflict at 'unprecedented levels' Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the Security Council on Wednesday that the conflict in Libya has entered a new phase "with foreign interference reaching unprecedented levels."  Full Article  

In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of "silent epidemic" Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.  Full Article  

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