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Guinea-Bissau launches first FGM prosecutions

Guinea-Bissau will try six people for female circumcision in the west African nation's first prosecutions since the practice was outlawed.

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Ebola a wake-up call for Africa: Machel

Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel said the Ebola epidemic had exposed the “extreme weakness” of African institutions.

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Teargas not cause of stampede: cops

Harare - Police, late Friday, denied reports that teargas was fired into crowds of worshippers at a prayer rally in central Zimbabwe, causing a stampede that l... Read Story

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Libyan air base closed after violence
November 17 2014 at 09:10

Clashes between Islamist militias and fighters loyal to the Libyan government have forced the closure of the Mitiga air base.

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Rape claim: UNAMID denied access to Darfur town
November 17 2014 at 09:10

Sudan’s foreign ministry has denied access to peacekeepers seeking to enter a Darfur town to investigate reports of rape.

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Burkina Faso names transitional leader
November 17 2014 at 09:00

Burkina Faso’s former foreign minister has been chosen to lead the country back to democracy.

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Ebola: China sends medics to Liberia
November 17 2014 at 08:58

China has sent 160 doctors, epidemiologists and nurses to staff a $40m Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.

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Burkina Faso talks under way
November 17 2014 at 04:23

Authorities in Burkina Faso have met to discuss an interim president to lead the country back to civilian rule.

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Mujuru accused of assassination attempt
November 16 2014 at 14:15

Supporters of Mugabe's wife have reportedly accused Joice Mujuru of being at the centre of a plot to assassinate the Zim leader.

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SCOAN: only SABC allowed to broadcast
November 16 2014 at 13:14

With the exception of the SABC, media houses were not granted access for the arrival of the remains of South Africans killed in the Nigeria building collapse.

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Man found dead in cupboard Mugabe’s nephew
November 16 2014 at 11:48

A 20-year-old man reportedly found dead in a wardrobe in Johannesburg was the nephew of President Robert Mugabe.

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SCOAN collapse: bodies arrive in SA
November 16 2014 at 11:08

The aircraft carrying the bodies of 74 of the 81 South Africans killed in the Nigeria building collapse has landed.

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Wait ends for SCOAN victims’ families
November 16 2014 at 09:44

The remains of 74 of the 85 South Africans who died when a church guest house collapsed in Lago are arriving - ending a two-month wait.

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