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  • 21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila’s preferred successor will face a credible election challenge in December from two opposition leaders, the final list ...

  • Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    The Nigerian government has temporarily suspended plans to start a new national carrier, months after launching the name and logo of Nigeria Air at an event in the United Kingdom. ...

  • Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame told new legislators who were sworn-in on Wednesday, to hold government more accountable, warning that corruption and divisive politics would not be ...

  • Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia’s government has released a list of people that are barred from leaving the country including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as investigations into the ...

Mnangagwa bemoans US’s new conditions to end Zimbabwe sanctions

Mnangagwa bemoans US’s new conditions to end Zimbabwe sanctions

US President Donald Trump has approved a new law that imposes tough new conditions that must be met by Zimbabwe before sanctions are lifted. The US law says the Zimbabwean army mu ...

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Zim opposition file presidential election challenge

Zim opposition file presidential election challenge

Lawyers of Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, Zimbabwe’s main opposition party on Friday afternoon filed papers in court challenging the election of President Emmerson Mnang ...

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Kabila to resign as DRC president

Kabila to resign as DRC president

Democratic of Congo’s ruling party on Wednesday named a candidate for long delayed elections due to hold in December this year. Today was the deadline slated by the elections body ...

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Zambia rejects Zimbabwe politician asylum

Zambia rejects Zimbabwe politician asylum

A senior member of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been denied asylum by neighbouring Zambia. Zimbabwe's police accuse Mr Biti of inciting violence following ...

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Madonna to celebrate 60th birthday with Malawi fundraiser

Madonna to celebrate 60th birthday with Malawi fundraiser

Madonna is celebrating her upcoming 60th birthday with a fundraiser for orphans and children in Malawi. The singer tells The Associated Press she’s teaming with Facebook for the f ...

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Egyptian court sentences 75 to death

Egyptian court sentences 75 to death

An Egyptian court has penalised 75 people to death for their role in the violence that flared up after President Mohammed Morsi's elimination in 2013. The group, including leaders ...

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Zimbabwe votes today #ElectionsZW

Zimbabwe votes today #ElectionsZW

More than five million Zimbabweans will vote today in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. There are 23 candidates on the presidential secret ballot. The country is ex ...

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Is it Mugabe versus Mnangagwa or Chamisa versus Mnangagwa?

Is it Mugabe versus Mnangagwa or Chamisa versus Mnangagwa?

The former president of Zimbabwe on Sunday called an unexpected press conference to “air his views” ahead of Monday’s crucial vote. Key among other concerns Mugabe spoke about his ...

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The crime behind the chaos – DR Congo

The crime behind the chaos – DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo should be one of the wealthiest countries in the world. DRC is the greatest single example in history of how predatory elites rip off millions of ...

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A fight for two main cities brews – Zimbabwe elections

A fight for two main cities brews – Zimbabwe elections

A fight for the control of Zimbabwe’s two main cities‚ Harare and Bulawayo‚ is brewing amid Zimbabwe elections. The ruling Zanu-PF is hoping that for the first time in nearly two ...

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