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Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader remains in custody

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said on Thursday it would rule on his application to have treason charge ...

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Magufuli stops Kenya plan to hire Tanzanian doctors

Magufuli stops Kenya plan to hire Tanzanian doctors

President John Magufuli on Wednesday scuttled Kenya’s attempts to hire doctors from Tanzania, by ordering his administration to hire them instead. The order to absorb 258 doctors ...

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Ethiopia rejects external investigation over protest deaths

Ethiopia rejects external investigation over protest deaths

Ethiopia's prime minister has for the first time rejected calls by the UN and EU for independent investigations into the deaths of hundreds of people during months of anti-governm ...

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Kenya’s top buyer of tea remains Pakistan

Kenya’s top buyer of tea remains Pakistan

Kenya’s top 10 traditional tea markets accounted for 88 per cent of the exports to 39 destinations, with Pakistan remaining the main buyer of the produce in February. The industry ...

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Zimbabwe marks 37 years of independence – Chronology of events

Zimbabwe marks 37 years of independence – Chronology of events

Zimbabwe marks 37 years of independence today. The 37 years are the post British colonial rule. The country has progressed in some aspects, however, it hasn’t progressed to the li ...

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43 dead in Egypt Palm Sunday attack

43 dead in Egypt Palm Sunday attack

At least 43 people were killed in bomb attacks on two Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday that included the seat of the Coptic Pope, the latest assault on a religious minority ...

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Nigeria remembers 3 years since the abduction of Chibok girls

Nigeria remembers 3 years since the abduction of Chibok girls

Nigerian Bring Back Our Girls campaigners Saturday marked the 3rd anniversary of the abduction of Chibok girls by Boko Haram. They planted trees and tied ribbons to commemorate th ...

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Somali parliament approves new cabinet

Somali parliament approves new cabinet

Somalia’s 275-member parliament passed the proposed list of cabinet ministers of Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire by a vote of 224 to 15, according to a report aired by a state ra ...

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Africa’s emerging markets forum – Abidjan

Africa’s emerging markets forum – Abidjan

“Africa will develop on its own terms, not based on the benevolence of others. And that is the only way we can make development faster and driven by our own needs – with a deep se ...

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President Zuma drops massive cabinet reshuffle – SA

President Zuma drops massive cabinet reshuffle – SA

President Jacob Zuma has announced a massive cabinet reshuffle, firing several ministers and deputy ministers. President Jacob Zuma has wielded the axe, firing Pravin Gordhan as F ...

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