iol travel april 23 Kigali Genocide Memorial
REUTERS

Genocide doccie angers Rwanda

The Rwandan government has expressed anger over a BBC documentary on the 1994 genocide and there have been calls to suspend the global media outlet.

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IOL pic sep11 Rwanda President 1 paul kagame
Associated Press

Jailed Rwanda opposition leader in rights case

Jailed Rwandan opposition figure Victoire Ingabire has filed a complaint with the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights to demand a retrial.

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AFP

Zim urged to guarantee journos’ safety

A global media watchdog has urged Zimbabwe to guarantee the safety of journalists after a reporter was beaten up and detained by police.

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Botswana’s voters head to the polls
October 24 2014 at 12:12

More than 800 000 people are registered to vote in Botswana’s general elections.

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Mugabe’s wife pushes Mujuru to go
October 24 2014 at 12:12

Grace Mugabe has accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of stealing millions through a “botched” diamond deal.

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Ivory Coast begins search for Ebola suspect
October 24 2014 at 11:18

Ivorian officials have launched a manhunt for a Guinean health worker who may have fled his home country after possibly contracting Ebola.

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Bickering rife in Mugabe’s party
October 24 2014 at 09:21

Rival factions of Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF are jostling for position ahead of an important party conference.

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Tunisia rocked by pre-election violence
October 24 2014 at 09:20

A Tunisian policeman was killed and another wounded when security forces clashed with militants on the outskirts of Tunis.

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Ebola: Nigeria pledges 600 volunteers
October 24 2014 at 09:09

Nigeria will send a contingent of 600 volunteers to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Mali confirms first Ebola case
October 24 2014 at 09:03

Mali is the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst Ebola outbreak on record.

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‘Ebola isn’t somebody else’s problem’
October 24 2014 at 08:59

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has pledged more funds for the battle against Ebola in West Africa.

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Ramaphosa: Maseru accord signed
October 24 2014 at 04:14

A new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho has been signed, says South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa.

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WHO confident W Africa Ebola spread halted
October 23 2014 at 20:54

The World Health Organization is still trying to slow the rate of new infections but had “reasonable confidence” that the Ebola virus plaguing three West African countries had not spread.

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