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Zimbabwean lawyers march in Harare denounce denial of justice

Lawyers in Zimbabwe marched on the constitutional court on Tuesday to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.Police said more than 1,000...

Tunisia charge 17 for 2015 deadly beach attack on UK tourists

Seventeen people went on trial Tuesday over Tunisia’s deadliest extremist attack, a massacre at a Mediterranean resort in 2015 that killed 38 people, most of them British tourists.The judge read out a report detailing what happened on June 26,...

Soldiers, civilians missing in latest Boko Haram attacks in Borno

Many civilians were feared killed and dozens missing after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Ran of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday.It was gathered that many soldiers were also missing in separate attacks on their formations in Ngala...

Nigeria set to lose $9 billion USD in assets to UK firm

Except further indulged by a British Commercial Court sitting in London, Nigeria risks losing a whopping $9 billion worth of assets in the UK to a British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID), which two years ago got...

Cameroon arrests main opposition leader Kamto for protest

Cameroonian authorities arrested opposition leader Maurice Kamto on Monday, his lawyer said, after weekend protests that security forces dispersed with live bullets, wounding six people. Kamto has been mobilizing dissent against President Paul Biya since losing what he says was...

Burkina Faso jihadist clashes kill 14, including soldiers

Gunmen killed four Burkina Faso soldiers and injured five others near the Malian border on Monday, a day after 10 civilians were killed nearby in a separate attack, the army and security officials said. Jihadist groups, already a major security...

Sudan medic says anti Bashir protesters getting braver

A medic in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, says what the protests - that started last month over cuts to bread and fuel subsidies and have grown into calls for the end President Omar al-Bashir’s rule - have been like over...

Sudan’s Bashir in Egypt says protest trying to copy Arab Spring

Protesters in Sudan are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region in 2011, President Omar al-Bashir said on Sunday during a visit to Egypt.Bashir is facing the most sustained challenge since he came to power...

South African man arrested on suspicion of killing his wife

A 42-year-old South African man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife, who was found buried in a shallow grave near their home in Johannesburg.Police spokesperson Captain Solomon Sibiya told local online media News24 on Sunday that...

Rights groups worried over deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe

Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.High Court Justice Tapiwa Chitapi held a bail...
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Ethiopia blames border row with Sudan on ‘third party’

Ethiopia military has accused an unnamed "third party" of being behind border dispute with Sudan, according to state-owned Ethiopian...

Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...

Tunisia youths clash with police days after revolution anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in...
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