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Mayor of Zimbabwe capital arrested over graft allegations

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The new mayor of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare has been arrested for alleged corruption, his lawyer said Thursday, as the top opposition figure’s party slammed the...
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Ethiopia: UN ‘deeply worried’ over impending military offensive – chief

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed “deep concern” over the unfolding conflict in the breakaway Tigray region of Ethiopia. Guterres’ latest comments on the conflict...
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HRW flags ‘serious abuses’ in Tanzania’s elections

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday that at least four people were killed by the state forces who also carried out other serious abuses...
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Ivory Coast opposition gives conditions for dialogue

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Ivory Coast’s two main opposition parties on Friday made a string of demands they want to see met before engaging in further dialogue on the...
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Former Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure passes on

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Mali’s former president, Amadou Toumani Toure, who steered the Sahel nation to democracy and led it for a decade before being ousted in a coup,...
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Ethiopia: From historic peace to the brink of war

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As Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed replaces his army chief on Sunday amid an escalating conflict in the northern Tigray region, here are the key...
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OIF lifts suspension on Mali

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The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) has lifted the suspension it slammed on Mali following the military coup in the West African nation on...
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Ivory Coast opposition probed for murder, Affi N’Guessan arrested

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Three opposition leaders in the Ivory Coast are under investigation for insurrection, murder and acts of terrorism after they rejected President Alassane Ouattara’s re-election for...
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Nigerian government hands over Afam Power Plant to Transcorp Consortium

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Independent Energy Watch Initiative In a bid to accelerate reforms in the power sector, the Federal Government Thursday singed sale and purchase agreement for the...