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Congo cuts internet for second day to avert “chaos” before poll results

KINSHASA - Democratic Republic of Congo's government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as...

Bashir fails to appear in court, trial postponed to August 17

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – The trial of Omar al-Bashir, the ousted leader of Sudan who failed to appear in court on Wednesday due to...

Dutch “blood timber” businessman arrested in South Africa

THE HAGUE, Dec 8 (Reuters) - A Dutch businessman convicted in April of selling weapons to ex-Liberian president and warlord Charles Taylor was arrested in South...

Ghosts of past massacres haunt Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa before election

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bid to seal his position in a July 30 election is meant to mark a break with...

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 21 (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed...

Police fire teargas at Shi’ite Muslim protesters in Nigerian capital

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian police fired teargas at hundreds of Shi'ite Muslim protesters on Tuesday during a second day of clashes in the capital...

Zanu PF legislator resigns over ‘military coup’

HARARE, March 4 (ANA) - A Zanu PF legislator and former minister has resigned from the governing party, saying the Zimbabwe Defence Force (ZDF)...

Forgetful ministers keep Mugabe’s name alive at Zimbabwe congress

HARARE, Dec 15 - Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe may have been deposed as president, but some of the ruling party's senior officials are struggling to stop mentioning...

Money intended for retired and disabled goes to Swazi king’s birthday

JOHANNESBURG, March 26 (ANA) One million Swazi Elangeni (nearly R989,000) which had been allocated and intended for retired and disabled people in Swaziland has...

Ten killed by suspected rebels in eastern Congo

Goma (dpa) - At least 10 people have been killed by suspected rebels in eastern Congo, authorities said on Monday, the latest killings in...

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