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Khama wins second term in power

Botswana President Ian Khama has won a second term in power after his party secured a parliamentary majority at the polls.

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Multimillions to bring dead home from Nigeria

The government has put in place a comprehensive military precision-style operation to bring home the remains of the South Africans who died in the collapse of a chur... Read Story

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Hope for return of loved ones

Families are still waiting to bury their dead and find peace, closure after the Synagogue Church of All Nations guest house collapse.

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Frelimo poll win seen as secure
October 23 2014 at 16:40

The Mozambique ruling party’s election win inconsidered secure despite ongoing investigations into allegations of vote rigging.

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Liberian gays under attack over Ebola
October 23 2014 at 16:07

Christian churches' recent linking of homosexuality and the Ebola virus have made life hell for hundreds of gays in Liberia.

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Botswana readies for crunch elections
October 23 2014 at 15:31

Botswana will vote in a fiercely fought election that will test the strength of the ruling party against an invigorated opposition.

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UN: 30 killed in new CAR attacks
October 23 2014 at 15:12

Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in fresh attacks in the strife-torn Central African Republic, UN peacekeepers said.

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Nigeria missing girls ‘face uncertainty’
October 23 2014 at 15:12

We keep wondering if our girls will come back pregnant or indoctrinated by Boko Haram, says one of the parents of the missing schoolgirls.

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Compaore’s bid to extend term sparks fury
October 23 2014 at 12:38

Burkina Faso’s opposition parties have called for protests against moves to lift a two-term limit on the presidency.

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Bullets fly near Tunisia’s capital
October 23 2014 at 12:38

Tunisian police are reportedly engaged in a gun battle with “terrorists” who have taken refuge in a town near the capital.

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BBC documentary angers Rwandan MPs
October 23 2014 at 11:55

Rwandan lawmakers have called for the BBC to be banned from broadcasting in the country after its controversial documentary on the 1994 genocide.

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No sex please, you’re students!
October 23 2014 at 11:24

Zimbabwe’s top university has barred its students from kissing or having sex on campus.

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Bomb explosion kills five in Nigeria
October 23 2014 at 11:24

Five people were killed and 12 others were wounded when a bomb exploded at a bus station in northern Nigeria.

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