Category: Africa

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Nelson Mandela funeral: ‘Millions misspent’

South Africa’s corruption watchdog has found officials misused millions of dollars during Nelson Mandela’s funeral four years ago. According to ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Yemen’s former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in attack

Yemen’s ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with his former allies, reports say. Media controlled by the ...

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staffDecember 2, 2017

Yemen ex-President Saleh offers talks to Saudi-led coalition

The former president of Yemen has suggested that he is open to talking to the Saudi-led coalition that his forces ...

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staffDecember 1, 2017

Military men get key Zimbabwe cabinet jobs

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his cabinet, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions. Mr Mnangagwa has made ...

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staffNovember 25, 2017

Egypt Sinai attackers carried IS flags

Egyptian officials investigating the massacre of worshippers at a mosque in Sinai say the attackers were carrying the flag of ...

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staffNovember 24, 2017

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa takes power and vows to serve all citizens

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed a packed stadium, vowing to serve all citizens. He said he felt “deeply ...

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staffNovember 24, 2017

More than 230 killed in Egyptian mosque

Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state ...

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staffNovember 21, 2017

Mugabi could lose presidency in days

The party of Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him. A Zanu-PF official said a ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

Mugabe faces looming ultimatum to quit

Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe is facing a deadline set by his own party to resign after his surprise speech ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Mugabe resisting calls to stand down

Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old ...