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[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi visited Gorongosa district, in the central province of Sofala, on Wednesday for a further meeting with Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the rebel movement Renamo. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Source: Latest Africa Headlines
[East African] A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the main police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Thursday with several people feared dead, police said. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[News24Wire] The DA has filed perjury charges against President Jacob Zuma after Wednesday's damning state capture judgment. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farm lands to leave "immediately" or face the wrath of law. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Moody's] Limassol -Moody's Investors Service says its negative outlook for the African banking system in 2018 reflects high macroeconomic risks that expose banks to asset quality pressures, reduced government support and sovereign credit risk. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[IRIN] Lagos -Part of an in-depth series exploring the consequences for the urban poor as the rapid growth of African cities outpaces policy reform [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[The Source] Zimbabwe's new President, Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has a list of companies and individuals who spirited money into safe havens outside the country, and he will publicly shame them if they do not respond to his three-month amnesty to return the looted funds. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Observer] The December 26 date for the runoff of the 2017 presidential elections might be altered by the Legislature as the lawmakers have vowed to punish authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) for "usurping legislative function when the commission unilaterally set the runoff date without the their approval." [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Namibian] Namibia will not harvest the pilchard fish species for the next three years and will only be able to catch a fraction of the deep-sea red crab for 2018, due to climate change. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Namibian] The Namibian government's stance on gay marriage is set to be tested in court after a married same-sex couple this week launched legal action in a bid to have their marriage and residence rights recognised in Namibia. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] Harare -At least six top managers at the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) have been sent on forced leave to allow forensic investigations into the department. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town, South Africa's second most populous city, is hurtling towards "Day Zero": the day taps run dry. This is expected in mid-May, just weeks after the city's new water supplies are due. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Nation] Mandatory death sentence is no longer lawful in Kenya. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Premium Times] An aide to the Akwa Ibom governor has accused Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari of abandoning the people to economic hardship and fuel crisis, while according more care to his cows. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Premium Times] Nigeria has demanded an immediate restructuring and expansion of the UN Security Council to correct the injustices meted out against Africa in the composition of the prestigious 15-member body. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to the implication of HSBC in money laundering for the Gupta family. Hain [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] The Trump administration will maintain sanctions the United States imposed against Zimbabwe despite the change of leadership in Harare, a senior official has confirmed. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[News24Wire] At least 262 journalists have been jailed for doing their job around the world, and 66 of these, are in Africa - as of December 1, says a media watchdog. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF has warned former finance minister Ignatius Chombo and former national youth chair Kudzai Chipanga after images circulated of the expelled pair donning party regalia. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[The Herald] Businessman Dr James Makamba is back home and says he has answered a call by President Emmerson Mnangagwa for Zimbabweans to return, help rebuild the economy and make the country great again. Dr Makamba confirmed his return in a video he posted on social media. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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