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Trump sends ‘warmest regards’ to African leaders after reported slur

US President Donald Trump on Friday asked the African Union chairman to pass on his "warmest regards" to other regional leaders at a summit...

Zimbabwe university posts Grace Mugabe’s suspect PhD thesis

Zimbabwe's leading university has published the thesis submitted by former first lady Grace Mugabe, who was controversially awarded a doctorate which is now the...

Africa still in shock at Trump’s vulgar comments on Africa: Mahamat

Chairperson Moussa Mahamat said on Thursday African leaders and citizens are still in shock at vulgar comments about the continent attributed to U.S. President...

President Mnangagwa orders ministers, top government officials to declare assets

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has given cabinet ministers and senior government officials until the end of February to declare their assets. Mnangagwa, 75, took...

Zuma yet to submit terms of reference into graft inquiry –...

South Africa’s judiciary is unable to start an inquiry into alleged corruption because President Jacob Zuma is yet to provide terms of reference, Deputy...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in hospital for kidney infection: news site

South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has been hospitalised for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery, the Times Live...

34 dead in twin bombings in Libya’s Benghazi: new toll

Twin car bombs outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya's second city Benghazi killed at least 34 people and wounded 87, hospital...

Liberia’s Weah makes first cabinet appointments

New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a...

Six dead in latest herder-farmer violence in Nigeria

Six people were killed last weekend when cattle herders battled farmers in northeast Nigeria, a state government official said on Tuesday, in violence that...

Gambian military arrests 2 top Jammeh generals after they return from...

Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh’s generals after they returned unexpectedly from exile over the weekend, the army said. Gambia’s current...
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