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11 Congo fighters jailed for life for raping children

A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has handed a life jail sentence to eleven militia fighters who raped dozen of girls as...

Chinese President Xi says BRICS should help more people and more...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that BRICS countries should promote the "BRICS Plus" approach to build an open and diversified network of...

South Africa calls for peaceful resolution to US-Iran tensions

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a peaceful resolution to the rising tension between the United States and Iran, his office said...

Group of Canadian charity workers detained in Ethiopia

Montreal – Ottawa confirmed on Saturday that a group of Canadians had been detained in Ethiopia after a humanitarian organisation reported that 15 volunteers...

Ethiopia relaxes rules on political gatherings with new anti-terror law

Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday passed an anti-terrorism law that relaxed restrictions on political gatherings, broadening reforms introduced under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The legislation repealed...

DRC’s Tsishekedi pledges to work with Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo’s new president, Felix Tshisekedi, on Tuesday reiterated that he was ready to share power with Kabila’s supports who control parliament...

Former Gambian leader Yahya to venture into farming

Exiled former President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh is looking at venturing into farming full time according to reports. Authorities in Malabo, Equatorial  Guinea would have...

Zimbabwe filmmakers optimistic amidst challenges

African film-making is popular across the continent with powerhouses like Nigeria, leading the way in local productions. Now, despite a decade-long slump, it seems...

Eskom split will minimise risks to economy, Ramaphosa

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday that his government’s plan to split struggling state power firm Eskom into three entities would reduce...

Top Nigerian anti-corruption judge charged with bribery

A top Nigerian judge handling corruption cases against public officials has himself been charged with bribery, court papers showed on Saturday. The country’s anti-graft body...
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