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MDC-Alliance principal Tendai Biti's lawyer has applied for Chief prosecutor Michael Reza to be held in contempt of ...

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19 hours ago | December 10, 2018

Kenyan pipeline, health insurance fund officials charged over graft

NAIROBI. – A Kenyan court on Monday charged senior officials from the state-run oil pipeline and others from the ...

Suspected Rwandan rebels attack border district from DRC: media

KIGALI. -- A suspected Rwandan rebel group based in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) attacked Rubavu district ...

Sudanese governor, six others killed in helicopter crash

KHARTOUM. - At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan’s eastern al-Qadarif ...

Kabila doesn’t rule out running again in 2023

KINSHASA. - Joseph Kabila, the outgoing president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has said he plans to ...

4 days ago | December 8, 2018

5 top Kenya Pipeline Company officials arrested

The director of the Kenya Pipeline Company and four others have been arrested after millions of litres of petrol went ...

Robust land debate welcome, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday it was unfortunate that 70 years after the declaration of human rights was ...

Kenya wants ex-ICC prosecutor Ocampo probed

The Kenyan government now wants an independent, impartial and neutral body to investigate officers of the International ...

5 days ago | December 7, 2018

SA rand seen weakening in run-up to May vote: Reuters poll

South Africa's rand ZAR=D3 is expected to erase around a third of the 10 percent gains made in the past two months in ...

Niger adopts Africa’s first law to protect displaced people

Niger has adopted Africa’s first national law for the protection and assistance of people fleeing violence, floods and ...

Burundi orders UN to close Human Rights office in Bujumbura

Burundi’s government has reportedly asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to close its office in the country ...

UN Western Sahara talks end with pledge to meet in 2019

Two days of UN talks on Western Sahara ended with all sides promising to meet again for a similar “round table” in the ...

6 days ago | December 5, 2018

Angolan president Joao talks to some of state’s toughest critics

Angolan President Joao Lourenco, elected last year as the country's first new leader in nearly four decades, met civic ...

Africa needs effective industrial policy to boost manufacturing ...

KIGALI. -- Economists on Tuesday urged African countries to make their industrial policies more effective in order to ...

Africa slow in converting natural resources to tangible dvp ...

KIGALI. -- Africa has been slow to convert its natural resources endowments to tangible development outcomes, because of ...

French court approves extradition of Blaise Compaore’s brother

PARIS. - A Paris court of appeal on Wednesday approved an extradition request by Burkina Faso’s government for the ...