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Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of President Omar al-Bashir last month. The Transitional Military Council, which has held...
Six people were killed Sunday during mass at a Catholic church in central Burkina Faso, according to state media. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed the church in Dablo on Sunday morning, killing six men, including the priest, before setting fire to...
Low water levels in Kariba Dam, ageing power stations and expectations of a cold winter mean that Zimbabwe's power generation system is expected to be strained, with a possibility of power cuts, Zimbabwe’s electricity distributor has warned. The Zimbabwe Electricity...
A rural farmer in Tanzania hovers over a wilting cassava plant with her phone. In seconds she gets a diagnosis of the disease affecting her plant and how best to manage it to boost her production. The farmer used an...
A fire broke out in an electoral commission building in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo in early hours of Thursday, officials said, 10 days ahead of presidential elections that have been foreshadowed by violence. The blaze came after...
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence on a rumor that has circulated on social media for months. Buhari, who is running for re-election in...
Zimbabwe's opposition leader distanced his party Monday from post-election protests on August 1 in which six people were killed and several others wounded after soldiers opened fire. Testifying during an inquiry probing the killing of the six people, Movement for...
Things are starting to change at the top in Gabon. After nearly three weeks of speculation, the Constitutional Court finally acknowledged the temporary unavailability of the Head of State, who is currently ill and hospitalized in Saudi Arabia. It effectively...
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa has challenged the commission of inquiry into post-election violence, to equally summon president Emmerson Mnangagwa to testify. The July 30 poll was the first after Robert Mugabe was forced to resign following a coup in...
Zimbabwean mines officials have reportedly revealed that they misled former president Robert Mugabe in 2016 about "the Chinese setting up a $100 million facility to support small-scale miners". Zimbabwean mines officials have disclosed that in 2016 they deceived the Former...
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