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Two Zim opposition factions unite

Two breakaway factions of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change signed a unity pact, forming a new movement dubbed the Democratic Union.

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Egypt reopens Gaza crossing - officials

Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the first time since its closure in late October, officials said.

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Dozens killed in anti-Compaore uprising

Twenty-four people were reportedly killed and 625 wounded in the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Blaise Compaore.

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Relatives identify Zim stampede victims
November 21 2014 at 18:59

Relatives were helping the police identify the victims of a church stampede in Zimbabwe's central mining town of Kwekwe.

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Botswana denies EFF ‘vendetta’
November 21 2014 at 17:04

The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against EFF members, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu said.

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SADC observers for Namibia elections
November 21 2014 at 16:57

A group of SADC officials has arrived in Namibia to observe its elections and ensure adherence to democratic principles, the organisation said.

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Purge rumours grow in Zimbabwe
November 21 2014 at 14:56

Zanu-PF insiders believe several of Zimbabwe’s top security officials will be dismissed before the party’s elective congress.

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Scott suspended as ruling party leader
November 21 2014 at 12:58

Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front has suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the party.

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Eleven killed in stadium stampede
November 21 2014 at 12:02

Zimbabwean police reportedly fired teargas into a 15 000-strong crowd trying to leave the Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe.

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Did Mugabe mark his wife’s dissertation?
November 21 2014 at 10:42

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may have read his wife’s dissertation for her PhD - but did he grade it?

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Boko Haram blamed for village raid
November 21 2014 at 10:33

Forty-five people have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in north-eastern Nigeria.

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Six killed in CAR clashes
November 21 2014 at 10:28

Christian militia fighters have clashed with UN peacekeepers in the western region of the Central African Republic.

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Sisi considering pardon for journalists?
November 21 2014 at 10:24

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi suggested he was considering pardoning Al Jazeera journalists jailed in his country for nearly a year.

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