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Nigeria’s Buhari promises 2019 elections will be fair after regional vote criticised

ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari sought to reassure voters that next year's elections would be free and fair on Monday after the opposition...

Congo opposition leader Bemba to return next week for presidential bid

DAKAR - Congolese opposition leader and former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed in May, will return to the country next...

Calls for restraint in contested waters of South China Sea

  AUSTRALIA, SOUTHEAST ASIA CALL FOR SEA RESTRAINT Southeast Asian leaders and Australia's prime minister called for non-militarization and a code of conduct in the contested...

Head of VW’s Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Frankfurt, June 18 - German authorities arrested the head of Volkswagen’s luxury arm Audi on Monday, the most senior company official so far to...

British woman sentenced in Egypt to three years in jail for smuggling painkillers

CAIRO- An Egyptian court sentenced a British woman to three years in prison on Tuesday for smuggling around 300 painkiller tablets into the country,...

Exclusive: Trump says it is ‘dangerous’ for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is "very dangerous" for social media companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook...

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party calls for Mugabe resignation

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party called on Friday for President Robert Mugabe to resign, the main state newspaper The Herald reported, the...

In Mogadishu, imported dairy cows jumpstart local milk industry

MOGADISHU - Four Somali brothers have imported dozens of Holstein Friesian cows, the world's top milk producing breed, hoping the high-risk strategy can build...

Zim’s chief prosecutor in hot water over Biti trial message

HARARE, 11 December 2018 - Zimbabwe’s chief prosecutor Michael Reza – forced to recuse himself from the ongoing trial of MDC Alliance MP Tendai...

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign calls on SA to cut ties with Israel

Africa News team JOHANNESBURG- The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has called on the South African government to “sever” diplomatic relations with Israel over the United...


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