iol afr oct 25 Botswana Elections~2
AP

BDP expected to win second term

Botswana's ruling party was leading in most local council constituencies as general election results trickled in.

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iol afr oct 25 lake kariba
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Boat capsizes on Lake Kariba, 20 feared dead

At least 20 people, mainly schoolchildren, are believed to have died in Zambia after a boat capsized during celebrations.

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iol afr oct 25 Filipe Nyusi
EPA

Moz ruling party wins presidential race

The ruling party candidate for president in Mozambique has won the election with about 57 percent of the vote.

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Drone crashes at Niamey airport
October 21 2014 at 09:29

The runway at Niger’s main airport was damaged when a US Reaper drone crashed upon landing.

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Explosives seized in Kenya
October 21 2014 at 09:29

Kenyan troops have found 100kg of TNT inside the vehicle of five suspected al-Shabaab fighters.

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S Sudan rivals in latest bid to end war
October 21 2014 at 06:54

Warring South Sudanese factions are reportedly meeting in Tanzania in the latest bid to end a deadly 10-month civil war.

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Ramaphosa concludes Lesotho visit
October 20 2014 at 21:04

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his Southern African Development Community facilitation visit to Lesotho.

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Moz vote counting stopped amid fraud claims
October 20 2014 at 20:41

Mozambique's national elections commission said that vote counting in the northwestern province has stopped due to possible fraud.

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‘Live bullets’ used to break up student protests
October 20 2014 at 15:35

Uganda police fired live bullets and tear gas to break up protests by university students, wounding several people, authorities said.

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Zambia’s Sata abroad for check-up
October 20 2014 at 14:52

Zambian President Michael Sata, who has not been seen in public in weeks, has left the country for a medical check-up, the presidency said.

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WHO: Nigeria is Ebola-free
October 20 2014 at 12:32

The World Health Organisation says there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Nigeria for 42 days.

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Alleged bomber killed in Tanzania
October 20 2014 at 12:29

Tanzanian police say they have shot dead a man suspected of carrying out bomb attacks in the tourist town of Arusha.

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China’s rich elite pushed to join Ebola battle
October 20 2014 at 11:50

China’s billionaires are lagging behind in contributions for West Africa’s Ebola battle despite economic ties to the region, says the World Food Programme.

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