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Zim urged to guarantee journos’ safety

A global media watchdog has urged Zimbabwe to guarantee the safety of journalists after a reporter was beaten up and detained by police.

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TB Joshua offers R50k for victims’ burial

The Synagogue Church of All Nations will give R50 000 towards funeral expenses for the victims of the church building collapse.

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Botswana opposition confident of victory

The party that has ruled the southern African country for nearly 50 years faces a tough challenge from the recently united opposition.

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Anxious wait for girls after ‘Boko Haram’ deal
October 18 2014 at 16:54

Relatives of Nigeria's kidnapped schoolgirls dared voice cautious hope of seeing the teenagers finally freed.

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Dad forced daughter, 11, into marriage
October 18 2014 at 11:47

A father will appear in an Ivory Coast court after forcing his 11-year-old daughter into marriage, judicial sources have said.

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No deal to release Chibok schoolgirls
October 17 2014 at 21:59

Nigeria's chief security spokesman told AFP that there was no deal in place with Boko Haram for the release of more than 200 hostage schoolgirls.

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18 dead in Benghazi clashes
October 17 2014 at 21:47

Fierce clashes raged in Benghazi, killing at least 18 people, on the third day of an offensive by pro-government forces to recapture the city from Islamist militias.

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Africa stems Ebola with border closures
October 17 2014 at 21:17

Tighter border controls, good patient-tracking and other medical practices, and just plain luck have been credited with keeping Ebola confined.

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DRC expels UN rights official
October 17 2014 at 21:10

The Democratic Republic of Congo has expelled a senior United Nations human rights official who had not “worked well” with the government.

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