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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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Mali rebels agree to end hostilities
August 29 2014 at 11:07

Two rebel groups from northern Mali have agreed to present a united front for talks with the government in September.

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Nigeria launches electronic ID cards
August 29 2014 at 11:07

Nigeria’s new identity cards have a chip embedded with personal and biometric data - and improved security features.

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Oil rights row: Somalia takes Kenya to court
August 29 2014 at 10:47

Somalia has filed a suit against Kenya at the International Court of Justice to try to resolve a dispute over oil reserves in the Indian Ocean.

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Libya’s Thinni paves way for new government
August 29 2014 at 10:47

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet have resigned.

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WHO: Ebola outbreak could infect 20 000
August 29 2014 at 10:01

The WHO has announced a $490m strategic plan to contain West Africa’s Ebola epidemic over the next nine months.

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Malema can EFF off, says Botswana
August 29 2014 at 07:34

Julius Malema's chances of visiting Botswana are looking slim after it emerged that he is essentially "banned".

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Sata axes minister tipped to succeed him
August 28 2014 at 17:58

Zambian president Michael Sata has sacked his justice minister, a top contender in the battle to succeed the reportedly ailing leader.

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Topless dancers for king’s eyes only
August 28 2014 at 11:35

Maidens taking part in Swaziland’s Reed Dance have been banned from bathing naked at the Lusushwana River.

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Ebola hits West Africa’s economies
August 28 2014 at 11:11

Economists have warned that the Ebola epidemic could crush fragile economic gains made in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Morsi faces new probe over documents
August 28 2014 at 11:10

Deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi is being investigated for allegedly handing sensitive documents to Qatar.

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