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Russia vows to thwart Western hostility against Zimbabwe

Russian President Vladmir Putin has reportedly vowed to stand by Zimbabwe and shield the southern African country against any "Western aggression". President Vladimir Putin vowed...

Goodluck Jonathan:”My friends deserted me after i lost elections”

  Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his friends deserted him after he lost Nigeria's elections in March. Goodluck was defeated in a close...

Rhino poaching in South Africa reaches record high

South Africa said that more rhinos were poached in the first four months of 2015 than in the same period last year as the...

Cuban president says Pope has inspired him to pray

  Cuban President Raul Castro says that he is considering joining the Catholic church after meeting with Pope Francis on Sunday. Raul said he was so...

Moroccan fighter jet goes missing in Yemen

Morocco's armed forces say one of its F-16 fighter jets taking part in the Saudi-led Sunni coalition air strikes against the Shiite Houthi rebels...

(EA) leaders to break Burundi’s political deadlock

  East African leaders will hold a summit in Tanzania on May 13 aimed at breaking the political deadlock in Burundi and ensuring the country...

Africa Presidents react to Burundi protests

Burundi has had an impact on the entire region. Neighbouring Rwanda has been especially hard hit, with thousands of Burundian refugees streaming across the...

South Africa opposition elects first black leader Mmusi Maimane

    South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance party has elected its first black leader at its congress starting. Mmusi Maimane, 34, now succeeds Helen Zille, who...

EU draws up plans for military attacks on Libya targets to...

The European Union has drawn up plans for military attacks in Libya to try to curb the influx of migrants across the Mediterranean by...

South Africa President Jacob Zuma meets Russia President Vladimir Putin

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma at the weekend met with Russian President Vladimir Putin - during World War Two Victory Day celebrations in Moscow....
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