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Zanzibar to hold elections rerun despite calls not to

Zanzibar’s President Ali Mohammed Shein has announced that the semi-autonomous region of Tanzania will have a re-run of votes for a new leader despite...

Company claims Ethiopian government cancellation of farm project is invalid

Cut flower exporter, Karuturi Global Limited is challenging the termination of its farm project in Ethiopia. The company claims the government's December cancellation of...

UN: 7.5 million in need humanitarian aid in DRC

7.5 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in dire need of humanitarian aid, including food, the United Nations said on Monday. Parts...

Kenya’s deputy president appears before ICC

Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto is expected to appear at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Netherlands today to try to get...

Mali urges UN to mandate peacekeepers to confront terrorists

The United Nations (UN) peacekeepers in Mali should be mandated to confront terrorist groups in the country, the West African country’s foreign minister said...

Zimbabwe police detained for complaining on WhatsApp

Twenty police officers in Zimbabwe were reportedly detained last week for complaining in a WhatsApp chat for not having been paid. The state-controlled Chronicle and...

President Buhari’s ally returns ‘stolen money’

A close ally of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned $500,000 he allegedly received from the embattled former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki. Lawal Jarafu...

Lawsuit demands withdrawal of Mubarak medals, decorations

A lawyer filed a lawsuit before the administrative court of the State Council demanding the withdrawal of medals and decorations from former President Hosni...

CAR seeks lessons on post genocide recovery from Rwanda

A 21-person delegation from the Central African Republic comprising of top government officials, civil society members, religious leaders, academics and journalists is expected in...

40 dogs killed in Minya,Egypt as campaigns to exterminate stray...

Security authorities in Minya, Egypt have killed 40 stray dogs on Sunday as part of another campaign to rid the streets of stray animals,...
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