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SA court frees DRC coup plotters

A South African court has acquitted a group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate President Joseph Kabila.

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Madonna back in Malawi’s good books

Pop diva Madonna met Malawi's new president after her VIP status was restored in the country where she adopted two children.

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Geingob: Namibia’s president in waiting

Before a single vote was cast in the election, Prime Minister Hage Geingob could be almost certain of becoming the next president.

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SA court frees DRC coup plotters
November 28 2014 at 20:13

A South African court has acquitted a group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate President Joseph Kabila.

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Madonna back in Malawi’s good books
November 28 2014 at 19:51

Pop diva Madonna met Malawi's new president after her VIP status was restored in the country where she adopted two children.

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Geingob: Namibia’s president in waiting
November 28 2014 at 16:15

Before a single vote was cast in the election, Prime Minister Hage Geingob could be almost certain of becoming the next president.

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Rwanda treason accused claims torture
November 28 2014 at 16:09

One of a group of people accused in Rwanda of plotting attacks on the country's leaders claimed in court that he had been tortured.

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Namibian elections off to slow start
November 28 2014 at 13:56

Elections in Namibia started slowly with voters standing in long queues and many polling stations experiencing problems with the electronic voting devices.

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SA disease lab joins Ebola fight
November 28 2014 at 12:49

“I opened 1 400 tubes of blood with my hands,” said Professor Janusz Paweska as he explained his role in the Ebola battle.

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Tribal clashes in Sudan leave dozens dead
November 28 2014 at 12:48

More than 100 people have been killed in clashes between two groups from an Arab tribe in Sudan’s West Kordofan state.

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Colonel gunned down in Cairo
November 28 2014 at 12:03

An Egyptian army colonel was shot dead and two soldiers were wounded in a drive-by attack outside a hotel in Cairo.

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No deal after Mali’s third round of talks
November 28 2014 at 11:32

The latest round of talks between the Malian government and mostly Tuareg rebel groups ended without a deal.

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Niger schools close doors as fear spreads
November 28 2014 at 11:32

The looming possibility of attacks by Boko Haram prompted schools and health centres in eastern Niger to close their doors.

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