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Lesotho cops abandon posts in fear

Police in Lesotho have been told to abandon their posts and not wear uniforms to avoid being targeted in attacks in the kingdom's continuing power vacuum.

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Lesotho PM’s return uncertain

Security concerns could delay plans for Lesotho’s exiled PM to return home, say his aides.

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How Nigeria can win fight against insurgents

Nigeria faces an open-ended fight against Boko Haram unless it changes its approach to ending the insurgency, says an analyst.

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Lesotho military disarms police
August 30 2014 at 13:30

One soldier and four police were injured in an exchange of gunfire when military forces disarmed two police stations in Lesotho.

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Lesotho military in coup bid
August 30 2014 at 09:35

Lesotho's military seized control of the tiny African kingdom's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones.

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Renamo leader won’t leave hideout
August 29 2014 at 21:13

The leader of Mozambique's armed opposition party Renamo will not leave his mountain hideout to launch the party's electoral campaign.

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Grace Mugabe roils Zim political scene
August 29 2014 at 21:10

She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics.

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First ‘cashgate’ conviction for Malawi
August 29 2014 at 20:55

A Malawi court has made the first conviction of a senior official in the so-called “Cashgate” scandal that led to the suspension of foreign aid.

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Mugabe pins hopes on ‘old friend’
August 29 2014 at 20:05

China’s support might not be enough to rescue Zimbabwe’s rapidly sinking economy.

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Four guilty of plot to kill Rwandan general
August 29 2014 at 16:37

A South African court convicted four men of attempting to murder a Rwandan former general who had fallen out with Paul Kagame.

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'Libya conflict hits migrants hard'
August 29 2014 at 14:49

IOM concerned that conflict could lead to more Libyans crossing the sea to Italy.

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Ebola rumours spark riots in Guinea
August 29 2014 at 12:33

The Red Cross says riots broke out in Nzerekore amid rumours that health workers had infected people with Ebola.

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‘SwaziLeaks’ puts King Mswati on the spot
August 29 2014 at 11:16

Concerned citizens want to lift the lid on the Swazi monarchy’s lavish lifestyle with their own version of WikiLeaks.

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