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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

On temporary islands in Central Africa, hundreds flee militia torture

For a few months each year, the Ubangi, a tributary of the mighty River Congo, dries up and a cluster of ephemeral islands emerge...

New South African president suspends tax chief

South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has suspended the head of the tax service ahead of "disciplinary proceedings" as he vows to fight graft...

Drought-stricken Cape Town counts the cost

South African winemaker Marlize Jacobs looks out across the parched brown earth that sustains her award-winning vines, surveying the effects of the water crisis...

Criminal charges: Zuma’s son defends father

The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges saying he is being...

Mugabe risks expulsion from ruling party for dabbling in opposition politics:...

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe risked being expelled from the ruling Zanu-PF party following his perceived dabbling in opposition politics, a Senior Party Official...

Angola’s ex-leader to quit as ruling party boss by 2019

Former Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos said Friday he will quit as head of the governing party by 2019 after the ruling MPLA...

South Africa to say if ex-leader Zuma will face prosecution

South Africa's chief prosecutor will say on Friday whether former president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa says nation ‘has moved on’ from Mugabe era

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday that the country "has moved on" in response to claims by former president Robert Mugabe that he was...

Russian-Zimbabwean firm to invest $400m in Zimbabwe platinum

Great Dyke Investments (GDI) Ltd. said on Thursday it would invest about 400 million dollars to build a precious metals mine and smelter in...

South Sudan appoints new finance minister to revive economy

South Sudan this week got yet another finance minister as it struggles to halt the free fall of a war-ravaged economy, but analysts warn...
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