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African leaders urged not to cling to power

The UN’s Ban Ki-moon told African leaders that undemocratic constitutional changes and legal loopholes should never be used to stay in office.

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Nigeria's Buhari vows to end graft

Nigeria's presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari pledged to tackle the country's three greatest ills - insecurity, inequality and corruption.

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Unban corporal punishment: Zim union

A teachers union in Zimbabwe wants President Robert Mugabe to rescind a ban on corporal punishment because schools risked turning into “jungles.”

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African leaders urged not to cling to power
January 30 2015 at 21:29

The UN’s Ban Ki-moon told African leaders that undemocratic constitutional changes and legal loopholes should never be used to stay in office.

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Nigeria's Buhari vows to end graft
January 30 2015 at 21:17

Nigeria's presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari pledged to tackle the country's three greatest ills - insecurity, inequality and corruption.

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Unban corporal punishment: Zim union
January 30 2015 at 20:02

A teachers union in Zimbabwe wants President Robert Mugabe to rescind a ban on corporal punishment because schools risked turning into “jungles.”

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Zim man jailed for python meat
January 30 2015 at 17:27

A man has been jailed for nine years in Mutare, Zimbabwe, after he was found in possession of python meat, Newsday reported.

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Mugabe appointed AU chairman
January 30 2015 at 15:31

African leaders have appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.

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Don’t cling to power, UN boss tells AU leaders
January 30 2015 at 12:33

Ban Ki-moon has urged African leaders at the AU summit to listen to their people and leave office when their time is up.

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Troops reclaim town from Boko Haram
January 30 2015 at 11:45

Soldiers from Chad have driven Boko Haram fighters from a northern Nigeria border town seized by the militants last year.

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Burundi party’s olive branch met with scepticism
January 30 2015 at 11:44

Burundi’s ruling party says it’s “ready for compromise” to ensure peaceful polls - but opposition politicians are not convinced.

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Sisi heads home after Sinai violence
January 30 2015 at 11:00

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has cut short his trip to the AU summit after the deadly attacks in Sinai.

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Nigerian leader’s convoy stoned
January 30 2015 at 10:03

Several windows were broken as angry youths hurled stones at cars in President Goodluck Jonathan’s motorcade.

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