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Cholera confirmed at SA, Zim border

Eight cases of cholera has reportedly been confirmed in Zimbabwe, including two on the border with South Africa.

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Boko Haram chief told to surrender

Chadian President vows to "wipe out" Boko Haram and warns that he knows where Abubakar Shekau is hiding

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Ramaphosa visits Lesotho

Deputy President and SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa is on his first working visit to Lesotho following general elections there.

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Lesotho PM wins snap election
March 4 2015 at 12:15

PM Thomas Thabane has won a parliamentary election with a narrow majority that prevents him from governing alone, results showed.

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Libya: militants seize two oil fields
March 4 2015 at 12:08

Islamist militants seized control of at least two oil fields in central Libya, a spokesman for the country's oil industry security service said.

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Fishy taxidermists hooked
March 3 2015 at 20:34

Police in Egypt's Red Sea province uncovered a workshop where endangered fish were being “embalmed,” the Interior Ministry reported.

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UNSC agrees sanctions for South Sudan
March 3 2015 at 20:19

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan.

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Prominent Moz lawyer shot dead
March 3 2015 at 18:37

A prominent Mozambique academic and expert in constitutional law died when gunment fired on the car he was riding in.

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Burundi presidential foe flees jail
March 3 2015 at 16:20

A political rival of President Pierre Nkurunziza has escaped from prison where he was serving 13 years.

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Boko Haram releases beheading video
March 3 2015 at 16:23

Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, reminiscent of footage from Islamic state.

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Kikwete vows to end albino killings
March 3 2015 at 16:22

President Jakaya Kikwete promised to end a wave of killings of albinos, saying the witchcraft-related murders were shaming Tanzania.

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Mujuru rejects Mugabe witchcraft claims
March 3 2015 at 15:59

Former Zimbabwe vice president Joice Mujuru accused President Robert Mugabe of making “sexually lewd” claims about her at his birthday party.

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On a free trade mission in Africa
March 3 2015 at 11:27

Treasure Maphanga is one of Africa’s most important women, with arguably the continent’s toughest job on her hands.

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