STOCKHOLM - A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a man of Rwandan origin to life imprisonment for his role in the 1994 genocide in the African county, the first such case in the Nordic state.
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LAGOS/LONDON, June 19 - Nigeria will likely have to pay around 6 percent for a 10-year maturity on its $1 billion Eurobond if it goes ahead with the issue after a debt meeting with investors next week, an analyst and a fund manager said on Wednesday.
MOGADISHU - Islamist militants carried out a deadly assault on the main U.N. compound in the Somali capital on Wednesday, dealing a blow to fragile security gains that have allowed a slow return of foreign aid workers and diplomats. | Video
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JUBA - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has suspended two key ministers in a fraud investigation, the government said on Wednesday.
* Treasury assures investors on plans to tax capital gains * Shilling seen weakening on importers' dollar orders (Adds markets close, stocks) By Kevin Mwanza NAIROBI, June 19 - Kenyan shares halted an eight-session slide and the shilling rose after the government allayed concerns that plans to re-introduce a tax on capital gains would dull the appeal of equities and other asset classes. The main NSE-20 share index rose 0.1 percent on Wednesday to 4,705.19 points, havi