Video: YPG Prepares for Battle Against Turkish Forces in Manbij

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On December 25, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces continued their low-intensity effort to defeat ISIS in the Hajin pocket in eastern Syria. Clashes were reported near the settlements of Abu Hasan, Abu Khatir and Susah. Technically, the SDF had captured

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2018 Review: Top African news stories in 12 photos

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From presidential elections through to presidential investitures, elections to meetings of African leaders – at the continental and global stage and sporting action and the terrorist threats.

Africanews presents our top photos for the year 2018. A dozen photos with each one highlighting a major event in the year. It’s a Cairo to Cape, Dakar to Dar es Salaam, Accra to Addis Ababa compilation.

It forms part of our 2018 Review which has a dedicated tab on our programs bar on the website. You can find more pieces looking back at the news year.

Throwback to our top photos for 2017

Liberia’s former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, new President George Weah and his wife Clar are seen during his swearing-in ceremony at Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia, Liberia January 22, 2018.

_A family negotiates their way through caked mud around a dried up section of the Theewaterskloof dam near Cape Town, South Africa, January 20, 2018. The dam, which supplies most of Cape Town’s potable water, is currently dangerously low as the city faces “Day Zero”, the point at which taps will be shut down across the city.

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) greets opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition after addressing a news conference at the Harambee house office in Nairobi, Kenya March 9, 2018.

Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir hold hands with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar during a South Sudan peace meeting as part of talks to negotiate an end to a civil war that broke out in 2013, in Khartoum, Sudan June 25, 2018.

June 28, 2018 Senegal fan reacts after the match between Senegal and Colombia, the African side kicked out on Fair Play grounds. The facila expression summarizes a horrible outing for Africa

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed is received at the Asmara International Airport by his Eritrean host, Isaias Afwerki in July 2018, the two restored ties after decades of a deadly costly border war.

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace look on after addressing a news conference at his private residence nicknamed “Blue Roof” in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 29, 2018.

Nane Maria Annan, wife of the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, who died in Switzerland, sits in front of the casket of her husband lying in state at the International Conference Centre ahead of the state funeral in Accra, Ghana September 12, 2018.

September 16, 2018 Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge celebrates winning the Berlin Marathon alongside a clock showing his World Record breaking time

Volunteers arrange the coffins containing the dead bodies of passengers retrieved after a ferry MV Nyerere overturned off the shores of Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 22, 2018.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walks with the newly elected President Sahle-Work Zewde, as they leave House of Peoples’ Representatives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia October 25, 2018.

An Ebola survivor plays with a boy suspected of being infected with Ebola virus in a transit centre in Beni, North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo, December 15, 2018.

Our BIG BONUS photo: African leaders meet in Beijing for the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation, FOCAC in September. It was by far the most attended gathering for African leaders in 2018.

Read More: Handful African leaders not in Beijing for FOCAC 2018

Visit our ’2018 Review’ page for more

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Genetically Engineered Bt Cotton: Reckless Gamble for Profit that Placed Indian Cotton Farmers in Corporate Noose

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The dubious performance (failure) of genetically engineered Bt cotton, officially India’s only GM crop, should serve as a warning as the push within the country to adopt GM across a wide range of food crops continues. This article provides an

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Civil Rights Activist Walt DeYoung, a Lifetime of Caring…

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As he lay in a hospice awaiting his next excursion as he would call it, Walt DeYoung has honored this writer with his presence for the past 15 years. Infirmed and using a walker, he still went about his street

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Trump Pulling Out of Syria and Afghanistan? What is the Hidden Agenda?

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It is significant that US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his troops from Syria. The 14th December decision was followed immediately by another announcement by the President to pull out a sizable number of soldiers from Afghanistan

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Bolton Threatens to Force Africa to Choose Between the US and China

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The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region.

“The ‘West’s’ political economies are spent forces, incapable of either keeping up with China’s phenomenal

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Trump Selects Former Boeing Executive to Replace Former General Dynamics Board Member as Defense Secretary

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The military-industrial complex revolving door keeps revolving. Sunday morning, President Donald Trump announced in a Twitter post that he plans to replace outgoing Secretary of Defense James Mattis, temporarily at least, with current Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M.

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Video: Faced with the Risk of Nuclear War, Italy Plays the Three Little Monkeys

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What was the reaction to the warning by Russian President Putin when he said that the world underestimates the peril of nuclear war, and that this tendency is increasing?

The commentary in the La Republica is significant, speaking of his …

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Trump Pulls Troops Out of Syria in Desperate Attempt to Save His Presidency, Causing Geopolitical Earthquake

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On December 19, Donald Trump announced in a Twitter message: “Our boys, our young women, our men, they’re all coming back and they’re coming back now. We won”. Shortly thereafter, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement: “We have

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Syria Withdrawal Enrages the Chickenhawks

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President Donald Trump’s order to withdraw from Syria has been greeted, predictably, with an avalanche of condemnation culminating in last Thursday’s resignation by Defense Secretary James Mattis. The Mattis resignation letter focused on the betrayal of allies, though

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