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Benin raises 2018 economic growth forecast to 6.5 percent

COTONOU - Benin's government raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 6.5 percent, up from an earlier estimate of 6 percent, and...

Mnangagwa says outcome of Motlanthe report into post-election shootings is a public matter

HARARE, December 10 - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to make public the report by the former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of...

Nigeria’s Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike

ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence...

Zimbabawe’s first lady will work hard for orphans, disabled and elderly

JOHANNESBURG, May 7 - Zimbabwe's first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa is determined to help her country progress, especially when it comes to the rights of...

Former Liberian President wins $5 million award

JOHANNESBURG,  February 12 (ANA) - Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Africa’s first elected female head of state,...

Zim University vice-chancellor arrested over Grace Mugabe degree debacle

HARARE, February 17 (ANA) - University of Zimbabwe vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura has been arrested over former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s doctoral degree. Nyagura was picked...

Zimbabwe to announce winning bidders for mining assets in two weeks

HARARE - Zimbabwe will announce in two weeks the successful bidders for assets owned by state-owned mining company ZMDC, including gold mines, the mines...

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader postpones mock inauguration after cholera outbreak

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has postponed plans...

Zimbabwe opposition members in court over post-election violence, victims buried

HARARE - Twenty-seven members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) appeared in a Zimbabwe court facing public violence charges on Saturday after...

Nigerian army rescues 58 women used as sex slaves by Boko Haram

Nigeria,  June 4 - The Nigerian army on Monday says it rescued  58 women used as sex slaves, by Boko Haram in Modu Kimeri,...


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