Mali's worried allies and neighbors appealed for restraint and dialogue as the country's deepening political crisis spirals into bloodshed.
International appeal for calm in Mali after protest deaths
Mali's president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders were arrested.
Mali president tries to calm deadly unrest with court dissolution
Central Bank of Nigeria devalued the naira at one of its currency auctions, according to people familiar with the matter.
Central Bank of Nigeria devalues naira by 5.3%
Zimbabwe suspended all monetary transactions on mobile-phone platforms and halted trade on the local stock exchange in an effort to stabilize its currency.
Zimbabwe halts stock exchange, mobile money to steady currency
The International Monetary Fund approved Egypt’s request for a $5.2 billion loan as the country’s economy reels from the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
Egypt secures $5.2b IMF loan amid coronavirus fallout
The New Development Bank established by the BRICS group of emerging nations has approved a $1 billion COVID-19 emergency loan to South Africa to help reduce the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, the National Treasury said.
New Development Bank provides South Africa with $1b COVID-19 loan
DR Congo’s Mines Ministry has proposed lifting lockdowns at mining operations after workers went on strike to protest compulsory on-site confinements during the coronavirus outbreak.
DR Congo ministers call for eased lockdown for miners
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi late on Wednesday stressed the need for respecting Libya's territorial integrity.
Iran reiterates respecting Libya's territorial integrity
Iran’s ambassador in Tunis and Tunisia’s speaker of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People emphasized enhancement of relations between the parliaments of the two countries and activation of friendship committee of Iran and Tunisia.
Iran, Tunisia stress need for strengthening parliamentary ties
Terrorists linked to the Daesh group killed dozens of people in the latest of a flurry of bloody attacks in northeast Nigeria, local sources said Sunday.
Terrorists kill dozens in Nigeria attacks: Local sources

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