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We’ve captured Robert Mugabe
We’ve captured Robert Mugabe

As anti-Mugabe protests continue to rage in Zimbabwe, youths overpowered Harare’s much-feared riot police and declared the ...

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‘I don’t want to protest. I just want peace but...’
‘I don’t want to protest. I just want peace but...’

For demonstrators in Zimbabwe the day began badly as riot police with water cannons descended on the small crowd and hurled tear-gas at them.

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Harare burns as protesters grind business to a halt
Harare burns as protesters grind business to a halt

Business was ground to a halt in Harare as protesters turned violent and burned tyres in streets and smashed shop windows.

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PICS: Zim police ignore court to battle protesters
PICS: Zim police ignore court to battle protesters

Zimbabwe police battled anti-government protesters with batons, teargas and water cannons, despite a court order that police should not interfere.

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Botswana warns SA tour operators over 'k-word'
Botswana warns SA tour operators over 'k-word'

The Botswana government has warned SA tourism industry operators that they will be charged with crimen injuria and deported for using the k-word.

3 days ago
Senegal tackles Qu'ranic schools that exploit children
Senegal tackles Qu'ranic schools that exploit children

Twelve-year-old Boubacar was picked up from the streets of Senegal's capital at night by police, along with dozens of other ...

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Zimbabwe opposition seeks court backing for protest
Zimbabwe opposition seeks court backing for protest

Zimbabwe opposition leaders are going to court to demand authorities allow and provide security for a planned march calling for electoral reform.

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Miss RD Congo contest aims to restore country's image
Miss RD Congo contest aims to restore country's image

This year's Miss RD Congo 2016 beauty pageant has a new look and feel to restore the country's image, event organisers say.

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Nigerian man held for naming his dog after president
Nigerian man held for naming his dog after president

A Nigerian man is being charged for provoking people by naming his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Burundian government cracks down on WhatsApp group
Burundian government cracks down on WhatsApp group

Eight members of a Burundian WhatsApp political discussion group have been detained at the police jail in the capital Bujumbura.

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Churches demand that Mugabe be impeached
Churches demand that Mugabe be impeached

Some Zimbabwean churches have called for the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe over his misrule that has resulted in the economic collapse.

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Cops use teargas to disperse opposition march
Cops use teargas to disperse opposition march

Zimbabwean police used teargas, water cannon and batons to disperse opposition youths who were demonstrating against alleged ...

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Zim may shed 8000 jobs in agriculture ministry
Zim may shed 8000 jobs in agriculture ministry

Zimbabwe's government plans to abolish about half the jobs in the agriculture department, a government official says.

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8 die as Nigerian mob burns down house
8 die as Nigerian mob burns down house

A Nigerian mob burned down the house of a Muslim man who intervened in the attempted lynching of a Christian student accused of blasphemy.

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Boko Haram leader killed - Nigerian army
Boko Haram leader killed - Nigerian army

The Nigerian army says it has fatally wounded terrorist group Boko Haram's leader in an air attack.