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Ramaphosa in Lesotho for elections

SADC Facilitator deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru to observe the country's general elections, his office said.

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$1m birthday bash for Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls.

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Voting begins in Lesotho

The people of the southern African mountain kingdom of Lesotho began voting in early elections aimed at restoring stability.

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I Coast’s ex-first lady rejects charges
February 24 2015 at 10:31

Simone Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former first lady, has rejected charges of rebellion and xenophobia, in her first public statements at a trial.

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Ebola drug shows some promise
February 24 2015 at 10:30

An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human tests against Ebola in West Africa.

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Church collapse: Family do DNA test
February 24 2015 at 07:52

The family of one of the victims of the Nigeria church collapse thinks they may have the wrong body.

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Swapo warns against land protests
February 23 2015 at 20:47

The ruling party has warned that planned youth mass action - by applying for plots for housing - might disrupt peace and stability in Namibia.

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Namibia still waiting on SA drought aid
February 23 2015 at 19:30

Namibia is still waiting for drought relief aid to the value of R100 million which President Zuma promised in 2013.

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Zim villagers in gold rush
February 23 2015 at 19:01

More than 10 villagers from southern Zimbabwe have reportedly been injured in running battles over a lucrative gold claim.

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Poachers target rhino calves
February 23 2015 at 14:30

Poachers in Zimbabwe are targeting small rhino for their horns, a ranger said.

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Breach of South Sudan’s truce ‘a concern’
February 23 2015 at 12:07

Mediator Seyoum Mesfin is distressed by ongoing reports of violence in South Sudan.

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Abdel Fattah sentenced in Egypt
February 23 2015 at 11:50

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has been sentenced to five years in jail for violating a law that seeks to curtail demonstrations.

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Sisi eager to comfort Egyptians
February 23 2015 at 10:24

Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has moved to reassure concerned citizens that the country is on the right path.

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