September 25, 2017

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A Zanu-PF lawmaker has reportedly urged President Robert Mugabe to fire Zimbabwe's central bank governor John Mangudya, as the cash crisis continues to grip the country.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:28 pm
Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire has appeared in court, and pleaded not guilty to the charge of trying to subvert President Robert Mugabe's government, his lawyers say.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:40 pm
Democracy doesn't seem to work within societies governed by politics of ethnicity. Instead, elections continue to offer up the hard choice between electoral credibility and political stability, writes The Conversation.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:36 pm
Zimbabwe's vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to sue political rival Jonathan Moyo for $3 million, as infighting within the ruling party hots up.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 11:00 am
Cash shortages and currency uncertainties have taken a turn for the worse in Zimbabwe, as a combination of unfavourable elements and panicking individuals have seen grocery prices skyrocket.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 10:59 am
Thousands of Nigerians uprooted from their homes by the Boko Haram insurgency have hit the streets of Maiduguri in protest at food shortages and poor conditions in their refugee camp, demanding they be allowed to go home.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 9:33 am
The United States says it has launched airstrikes in Libya that killed 17 Islamic State militants and destroyed three vehicles
Posted: September 25, 2017, 9:30 am
A rhino mum is recovering after an attack by armed poachers in southern Zimbabwe, conservationists have announced.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 7:31 am
Zimbabwe's home affairs minister has threatened "renegades and malcontents" who he accused of spreading alarm and despondency by claiming there are shortages.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:00 am
An Egyptian court has jailed two people for life and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:00 am
A court in Sudan sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer has said.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 4:58 pm
Rwandan police say they have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and women's rights activist over offenses against state security
Posted: September 24, 2017, 4:58 pm
At least three UN peacekeepers have been killed when their vehicle hit an explosive device in Mali's troubled north, the UN's mission to the conflict-torn country said.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 4:58 pm
Sea pirates shot dead at least three people, including a policeman, in an ambush in southern Nigeria's restive oil region, police have said
Posted: September 24, 2017, 3:02 pm
Kenya's chief prosecutor has ordered the police and anti-corruption agency to investigate the country's election commission for alleged "irregularities and illegalities" in the conduct of August's annulled presidential poll.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 3:02 pm
Nigeria will begin trying Boko Haram suspects detained in military camps from next month and the cases will be speedily handled, the justice ministry has said
Posted: September 24, 2017, 3:02 pm
Protest pastor Evan Mawarire has been taken in for questioning by police after posting a video to Facebook criticising Zimbabwe's worsening economic crisis, his #ThisFlag movement says.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 1:18 pm
Sustained global demand for cashews has helped Guinea-Bissau's farmers rake in record prices, but the industry wants a crack at more revenue by processing the wonder nut at home.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 12:01 pm
South Sudan's first vice president says the government is confident that peace will soon return to the world's newest nation after nearly four years of civil war
Posted: September 24, 2017, 12:01 pm
Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire has urged young people to "to perform a 'David Goliath act' against President Robert Mugabe's oppressive rule", a report says.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 10:06 am

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