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Former Mauritania president claims his innocence in corruption inquiry

Former Mauritania president claims his innocence in corruption inquiry

The former Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has defended his innocence over suspected embezzlement. Aziz was released by police early on Monday after being questioned ...

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DRC reopens skies after 5 months closure

DRC reopens skies after 5 months closure

The Democratic Republic of Congo has reopened its airspace after been closed for nearly five months due to Coronavirus pandemic. It received its first commercial passenger flight ...

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Six children die during baptism in Zimbabwe

Six children die during baptism in Zimbabwe

The two boys and four girls who died in Zimbabwe were among nine children aged between one and nine who were taken for baptism by two members of an apostolic church. Six children ...

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Kenya legislators to investigate police cruelty, bans demonstrations

Kenya legislators to investigate police cruelty, bans demonstrations

On Tuesday, a member of parliament requested the house to establish a joint parliamentary select committee to investigate the rising events of police brutality. Kenyan lawmakers h ...

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Schoolkids imprisoned for scribbling Burundi president’s picture

Schoolkids imprisoned for scribbling Burundi president’s picture

Eleven teenage school children, aged between 14 and 19 years, from two secondary schools in the city of Muramvya province, have been jailed for scribbling on pictures of Burundi P ...

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Oil prices rise to seven-month high – African producers happy

Oil prices rise to seven-month high – African producers happy

Oil prices rose sharply on Monday, lifted by a plunge in the dollar that could spur demand. This follows the release of the weak U.S. jobs data on Friday, which offset losses for ...

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African trial of Chadian dictator Habré is a landmark against impunity

African trial of Chadian dictator Habré is a landmark against impunity

The sentencing in Senegal of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, to life in prison, was a landmark judgment in African – and potentially global – justice. After 26 years of ...

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SA and US fight over ambassador’s terror remarks

SA and US fight over ambassador’s terror remarks

The South African government’s international relations spokesperson Clayson Monyela has hit out at the US embassy on Twitter, saying its terror alerts caused “panic”. This comes a ...

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Angola marks World Environment Day with pledge to fight illegal wildlife trade

Angola marks World Environment Day with pledge to fight illegal wildlife trade

Angola yesterday kicked off global celebrations of World Environment Day with a pledge to combat the illegal trade in wildlife, which is part of wider global environmental crime, ...

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Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, has set in motion a $1 billion clean-up and restoration programme of the Ogoniland region in the Ni ...

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