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Algeria Deports 25,000 Migrants to Niger

Over 25,000 migrants were expelled by Algeria to Niger in the course of 2018. This includes 14,000 Nigerien nationals returned to Niger, up from 6,800 in 2017, and another 11,000 nationals of other Sub-Saharan countries …

Maldives: World Bank Vice President and Delegation on a Familiarization Visit

MALE� World Bank Vice President for the South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer arrived today for his first four-day visit to the Maldives. Joining Mr. Schafer will be Nena Stoiljkovic, the International Finance Corporation Vice President …

ALGERIAN, GERMAN FIRMS INK US$22.86M DEAL FOR LOCAL PRODUCTION OF MEDICINES

ALGIERS– Abdi Ibrahim, a Turkish-Algerian joint venture pharmaceutical company, said on Tuesday that it signed a 20-million-euro (22.86 million U.S. dollars) agreement with German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim for local production of blood pressure and …

Senegal Court Publishes List of Presidential Candidates

DAKAR, SENEGAL Senegal’s constitutional court has approved five of 27 candidates who filed to run in the Feb. 24 presidential elections, rejecting two major opponents to incumbent President Macky Sall.

The court published the candidates’ …

Hundreds Rally in Sudan’s Capital for Al-Bashir’s Ouster

CAIRO Hundreds of protesters marched in and around Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of …

Western Powers Voice Skepticism, Concern Over DRC Election Results

PARIS Western skepticism is growing over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s announced presidential election results, with France bluntly calling them inconsistent with other findings, and former colonial power Belgium planning to raise the matter at …

Miami International Holdings, Inc. Reports 2018 Trading Results for MIAX Exchange Group; New Market Share and Volume Records Set as MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Both Exceed 200 Million Contracts Executed

PRINCETON, New Jersey, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Miami International Holdings, Inc. today reported the 2018 trading activity for its two fully electronic options exchanges – MIAX Options® and MIAX PEARL (together, the …