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BRUSSELS | EU set to prolong sanctions against Congo election candidate

BRUSSELS — The European Union is set next week to prolong sanctions against Congolese President Joseph Kabila’s chosen successor just two weeks before a historic election in the resource-rich Central African country. EU officials confirmed Friday that travel bans and asset freezes will be renewed against Congo’s ruling party candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary and 15 … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU set to prolong sanctions against Congo election candidate

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Armed troops in streets of Zimbabwe’s capital

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Armed troops are on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital to try to disperse hundreds of opposition protesters angry about alleged manipulation in the country’s election. Smoke is rising in Harare from burning vehicles. Trucks carrying security forces are circulating in the streets. … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Armed troops in streets of Zimbabwe’s capital