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[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who also used to be the leader of Zanu-PF is set to miss the ruling party's congress for the first time since the party's founding in 1963, a report says. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] The government should immediately appointment a new chairperson for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) following the resignation of Rita Makarau, a local poll watchdog has said. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[News24Wire] Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has delivered her final address ahead of this week's ANC national elective conference, which could see her becoming the party's first female president. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the party will be laying charges of perjury against President Jacob Zuma. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Zimbabwe] The Government will this month meet its salary obligations to civil servants on time, the first time the administration has achieved the feat in years. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Premium Times] Reports reaching PREMIUM TIMES indicate that Nigerian soldiers are currently battling to repel an attack by armed Boko Haram fighters in Mainok village, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[New Times] The umbrella body of survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Ibuka, has expressed optimism that the latest report pinning France on the Genocide would give impetus to the pressure mounting against the European country to come clean on Rwanda. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Premium Times] Nigeria's Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Usani, has said that the East- West road in the region was designed to fail. He also said the federal government has so far spent N300 billion on the project. [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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[Deutsche Welle] An eastern Congolese court's life sentences for 11 militiamen for raping children is a breakthrough, according to rights groups. They say the verdict is a victory against those who "thought they were invincible." [...]
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
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Earlier
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Airlines has announced its first all-female crew flight to Nigeria. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[RFI] Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza launched a campaign on Tuesday for constitutional changes that could keep him in power until 2034. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Daily Trust] Liberia will hold a delayed presidential run-off vote on Dec. 26, the electoral commission chief said on Tuesday. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[IPS] Rome -"European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya," Amnesty International charged in the wake of global outrage over the sale of migrants in Libya. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[IRIN] Never has it been so pressing to address climate change. So let's hurry to embrace a proven part of the solution. The radical (but not new) concept of agroforestry - be it integrating trees to create shade over coffee bushes, adding trees to Colombian cattle ranches, or managing and [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[New Era] After the German government declined invitations to come and show cause in the case in which they are cited by Namibia's victim communities, a further hearing was set for 25th January 2018 in the Federal Court in New York. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[ISS] The conclusions of this weekend's 52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be decisive in resolving the political deadlock in Guinea-Bissau. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Six people, including two pharmacy owners, have been arrested in Zambia and accused of the illegal sale of HIV and malaria testing kits as part of an international crackdown on profiteering from foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[African Arguments] Economically and politically, the government's actions are leading to growing frustrations and lawlessness. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Premium Times] Many motorists spent the night at filling stations in Jos queuing for petrol as the fuel scarcity bites harder in the Plateau State capital. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional referendum. Opposition politicians and human rights activists accuse him of violating the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement and the Constitution in force. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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