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Zambia frees opposition leader

  Hakainde Hichilema, accused of plotting to overthrow government, freed by judge after state prosecutor drops charges.   A judge freed Zambian opp

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Posted On: 16 Aug 2017

Zimbabwe President Robert Muga

  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said that people who murdered white farmers during a government-sanctioned purge in the 2000s will never be prosecu

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Posted On: 16 Aug 2017

African leaders and medical to

  African countries have a lot in common, including a tapestry of shared cultural and economic practices. True, there are numerous relatively distinct eth

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Posted On: 15 Aug 2017

Kenya awaits Raila's next move

  When Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga speaks to supporters Tuesday, his words have the power to ease or deepen the crisis triggered by his rejec

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Posted On: 15 Aug 2017

Hundreds buried alive as mudsl

  Torrential rains unleashed widespread mudslides around the capital city of Sierra Leone early on Monday as residents slept, burying many of them in thei

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2017

UN: Millions of people face ac

  UN food agencies say number of people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance surged by 30 percent in a year in DRC.   About 7.7 million people

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2017

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa, possible

  Zimbabwe's Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a possible successor to 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, is recovering in a South African hospital aft

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2017

17 dead, others trapped, after

  Government troops have surrounded the restaurant where suspected jihadists are believed to be holed up.   A witness saw customers running out of

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2017

South Sudan rebels say have re

  South Sudan's rebels on Saturday said they had wrested control of Pagak, their stronghold town near the country's border with Ethiopia, from government

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2017

Death Toll Rises Amid Kenya Ri

  Kenya's post-election violence worsened Saturday as police used tear gas on a convoy of opposition officials in the capital and a mortuary official said

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Posted On: 12 Aug 2017

Kenyan Girl Shot Dead as Post

  Kenya's main monitoring group backed the official result of this week's ballot on Saturday as opposition anger at the re-election of President Uhuru K

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Posted On: 12 Aug 2017

Heavy fighting erupts in South

  Heavy fighting erupted on Friday in the South Sudanese town of Pagak near the border with Ethiopia when rebels launched an offensive against government

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Posted On: 11 Aug 2017

Study: Ancient skull hints at

  The skull of an infant ape buried by a volcano 13 million years ago has preserved intriguing clues about the ancestor humans shared with apes -- includi

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Posted On: 10 Aug 2017

102 year old Kenyan voter woul

  Stooped but determined, a 102-year-old woman believed to be one of Kenya's oldest citizens cast her ballot in national elections on Tuesday.   "I

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Posted On: 09 Aug 2017

U.N. investigating reports of

  The United Nations said on Monday it was investigating reports that 25 people had been killed in South Sudan's central Gok state in clashes between two

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Posted On: 08 Aug 2017

Kenyans stockpile food, Kenyat

  Nervous Kenyans stockpiled food and water on Monday and police prepared emergency first aid kits as families headed to their ethnic heartlands on the ev

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Posted On: 07 Aug 2017

Suicide bomber kills seven in

  A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a military source s

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Posted On: 07 Aug 2017

South Sudan army captures main

  South Sudan's army has captured the main rebel stronghold of Pagak near the Ethiopian border, forcing thousands of people to flee, the rebels said on Mo

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Posted On: 07 Aug 2017

Ethiopia lifts state of emerge

  Measure enforced after deadly protests ends with defence minister saying government has dealt with 'troublemakers'.   Ethiopia's government has l

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Posted On: 05 Aug 2017

More than 250 killed in DR Con

  UN report details accounts of 'the screams of people being burned alive' and others who were 'cut down'.   More than 250 people, including 62 chi

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Posted On: 05 Aug 2017

UN reports 251 killings in Con

  The UN on Friday detailed more than 250 "extrajudicial or targeted killings" in the the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region from mid-March to mi

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Posted On: 04 Aug 2017

Chris Msando was tortured and

Slain IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando was tortured and strangled by his killers, a postmortem on his body shows.   The postmortem exercise conducted Wednes

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Posted On: 03 Aug 2017

Gunmen kill four in raid on So

  Gunmen ambushed a convoy of buses travelling on a major highway in South Sudan on Wednesday, killing at least four passengers and wounding 10 others, po

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Posted On: 03 Aug 2017

Gupta brother says South Afric

  One of South Africa's Gupta brothers said leaked emails suggesting his family used links to President Jacob Zuma to win contracts and influence decision

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Posted On: 02 Aug 2017

Malawi Police Seek Arrest of E

  Malawi police have issued an arrest warrant for former president Joyce Banda, saying they wish to question her about her suspected involvement in the 20

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Posted On: 01 Aug 2017

Sierra Leone bans 'menacing' j

  Police say groups encourage 'disruptive behavior'   An immediate ban on jogging in groups has been imposed on the citizens of Sierra Leone after

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Posted On: 01 Aug 2017