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Egyptian singer gets 2 years in jail over music video

An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music...

Investigation opened into S. Africa’s largest corporate scandal

An investigation has been launched by the government into the largest corporate scandal in South Africa's history, it was announced on Tuesday. The investigation will...

IMF says Namibia’s economy to end 2017 in negative

Namibia's economic growth is expected to enter negative territory in 2017 compared to a growth of 1.1 percent last year, the International Monetary Fund...

Tanzania’s Magufuli decries airing of immoral TV programs

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday castigated local television stations for airing unethical and immoral programs. Addressing the 9th meeting of the parents' wing of...

Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africa’s presidency

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility to big business has rattled investors in South Africa. She is also one...

Liberia set December 26 for run-off presidential vote

After weeks of uncertainty, Liberia electoral overseer announced on Tuesday that, the runoff in Liberia's presidential elections will be held on December 26, clearing...

Uganda grateful to UN for $17m emergency refugee response fund

The Ugandan government on Tuesday thanked the United Nations for the allocation of 17 million U.S. dollars in funding for thousands of refugees in...

Burundi says will raise funds for 2020 election from citizens

Burundi plans to raise money for an election in 2020 by deducting part of civil servants’ salaries and taking contributions directly from citizens, a...
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Fight against music piracy boosted in East Africa with unified laws

East African Community (EAC) member states are set to harmonize their laws to boost cooperation in the fight against music piracy, an official said...

Evidence shows EU abetting migrant rights violations in Libya

European governments are “complicit” in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there that often work with people smugglers and...