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Former Namibian Presidents Check In on Mugabe Former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba on Friday left the proceedings of the 6th elective Swapo congress to attend the inauguration of…

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Rwanda opens its borders to 30,000 African immigrants from Libya

Rwanda could host up to 30,000 African immigrants currently stuck in Libya where they are exposed to all forms of abuse, including being sold openly in slave markets in the…

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Profile: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe

The Political atmosphere in Zimbabwe has been uncertain, since last week, after fears of an attempted coup, which was denied by the military, against former President Robert Mugabe's government. In…

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Zimbabwe: President Mugabe and former VP Mnangagwa to meet

President Mugabe yesterday reconnected with former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as he begins processes towards a final solution and roadmap for the country, Zimbabwe's the Herald reports. Cde Mnangagwa was…

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Zimbabwe: President Mugabe calls for cabinet meeting on Tuesday

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has called his cabinet for a meeting on Tuesday at his State House office, the chief secretary to the president and cabinet said in a notice,…

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Libyan Government to begin Probe on Slave Trade after Pressure

Libya will investigate slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Metig said his UN-backed Government of National Accord would investigate the allegations,…

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Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote. Chief Justice David Maraga, announcing the verdict of all six of the…

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President Mugabe talks to President Zuma on Phone

President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home but said that he was fine. South Africa is also in contact…

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Nigeria: Pro-secession group restructured, leader dismissed

The runaway leader of pro-secession group, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been dismissed and accused of fleecing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Reports say he has been replaced with Mr.…

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Lack of cooperation responsible for insecurity in Africa – Kagame

The Rwandan President Paul Kagame has emphasized that Africa is insecure because Africans fail to cooperate with each other. Kagame was addressing the fourth edition of the Dakar International Forum…

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