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King Mswati’s jet held over debt

Swaziland’s King Mswati III’s personal jet has been impounded in Canada for settlement of R35 million.

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Nigeria voters return to polls

Voters unable to cast their ballot on Saturday in Nigeria's general election returned to the polls.

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Good governance keeps renaissance on track

Free and fair elections will increase confidence in Africa's political class, its politics, people and economies, says Tony Elumelu.

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Islamists kill 7 in Somali hotel
March 27 2015 at 20:07

Islamist militants blasted their way into a popular hotel in Mogadishu, killing at least seven people and trapping government officials inside.

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Goodluck warns against bloodshed
March 27 2015 at 16:00

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of the presidential election.

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Sierra Leone starts Ebola lockdown
March 27 2015 at 11:44

Sierra Leone began a three-day, countrywide lockdown, after the West African nation reported 55 new Ebola cases.

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Top Shabaab commander captured
March 26 2015 at 21:45

A top commander of the Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab was captured as he was preparing attacks in the country's capital.

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Electricity woes bad luck for Goodluck
March 26 2015 at 20:50

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's election campaign has trumpeted his reform of the power sector, but electricity shortages persist.

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Ebola virus not mutating: study
March 26 2015 at 20:22

There is no sign the Ebola virus is mutating in an accelerated way that could make it more virulent or thwart vaccines or drugs under development, researchers said.

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Al Jazeera journos detained in Nigeria
March 26 2015 at 16:46

Nigeria's military has detained two Al Jazeera journalists in the north-east city of Maiduguri, the news outlet said.

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Pirates seize Iranian fishing vessel
March 26 2015 at 16:45

Pirates have seized an Iranian vessel fishing illegally off the coast of Somalia in the first successful hijacking in almost three years, officials said.

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Concern over rapes of babies in DRC
March 26 2015 at 16:05

Congo is facing a problem with the rapes of babies, physician and Nobel Prize nominee Denis Mukwege warned.

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Boko Haram conflict claims thousands
March 26 2015 at 15:09

More than 1 000 civilians have been killed in Boko Haram attacks in the first three months of this year, Human Rights Watch said.

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