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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.

5 days ago
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.

6 days ago
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.

7 days ago
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.

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47 African countries adopt plan to fight malaria
47 African countries adopt plan to fight malaria

All 47 African member states of the World Health Organisation have adopted a new framework on how to deal with malaria.

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Namibian Spreme Court abolishes adultery law
Namibian Spreme Court abolishes adultery law

Namibians who commit adultery with married people are no longer be at risk of being sued for damages, the Supreme Court has ruled.

8 days ago
Woman won't condemn Boko Haram captor
Woman won't condemn Boko Haram captor

The first Chibok schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram in more than two years says she misses the man she was forced to marry, writes Adam Withnall.

9 days ago
Persecuted in DRC, beaten in Harare, abused in SA
Persecuted in DRC, beaten in Harare, abused in SA

Saturday morning was the first time in months that James Biamungu had not slept on a plank in detention cells or on the pavement.

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Top Zim ‘prophet’ arrested over rape allegations
Top Zim ‘prophet’ arrested over rape allegations

The leader of the Zimbabwean Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries Walter Magaya has been arrested on rape allegations, it has emerged.

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SA universities ranked among top in world
SA universities ranked among top in world

Wits University has been ranked first in Africa by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

10 days ago
Ramaphosa on official working visit to Lesotho
Ramaphosa on official working visit to Lesotho

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Lesotho as part of his mandate as SADC facilitator to consolidate peace and security.

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Opposition to challenge Lungu’s re-election in court
Opposition to challenge Lungu’s re-election in court

Zambia's main opposition leader has filed a court petition challenging President Edgar Lungu's re-election, saying the vote was rigged.