October 25, 2016
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African News Summary


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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

US Embassy in Sudan Warns of Terror Threat   
Official statement warns radical Islamists could attack Sudanese government, Western interests

UN Hosts Conference on Economic Reform 
Some researchers say developing nations are suffering but have been shut out from 'exclusive clubs' of developed economic nations, such as G8

Nigerian Militants Discuss Amnesty Deal with Government 
Some Nigerian newspapers report that one or more militants are prepared to disarm on Friday

Drug Trade Threatens Guinea-Bissau 
UN now estimates that Latin American drug gangs smuggle nearly 50 tons of cocaine through West Africa each year

U.S. Official Sheds Light on Possible Upcoming Obama Africa Policy   
New assistant secretary of state for African affairs Johnnie Carson says the Obama administration plans to invest heavily in agricultural development to promote food security in Africa

Washington Forum Seeks Renewed Comprehensive Peace Deal for Sudan   
Envoy says Khartoum and SPLM signal they'll carry out Hague court's arbitration of Abyei boundary dispute

Biofuels Information Plan Launched in West Africa 
Groups seek to ensure communities in West Africa are aware of impact of biofuel development programs

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