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Exiled Rwandan opposition politician killed in South Africa

In what has become a routine, South Africa police are investigating the death of another exiled Rwandan opposition politician Seif Bamporiki who was killed in Cape Town.Bamporiki, the Rwanda National Congress party’s coordinator in South Africa, was shot dead...

Boyfriend charged in death of pregnant South African woman

The boyfriend of a South African woman, whose murder galvanised protests against violence against women, has been charged with her murder at a court in Johannesburg.Ntuthuko Ntokozo Shoba is accused of planning Tshegofatso Pule's murder and paying the killer.The...

Ex-pres. Zuma fails to show at S/Africa corruption inquiry

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma did not show up on Monday at an inquiry into corruption during his time in office, despite the country’s top court ordering him to appear.Zuma’s lawyers confirmed in a letter to the inquiry...

South Africa bans liquor sales as Covid-19 spikes

South Africa on Monday tightened COVID-19 restrictions, banning alcohol sales and extending a nationwide curfew, as infections shot through the one million mark owing to a faster-spreading variant of the disease discovered in the country.South Africa has recorded the...

Massive explosion rocks South African oil refinery in Durban

A massive fire rages at South Africa's second largest refinery Engen in south of Durban, after an explosion rocked the facility at about 7am on Friday, it was not yet clear whether there had been injuries or deaths.South African's...

Police use tear gas on protest over race in South Africa

Associated PressSouth African police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again Friday outside a high school in a predominantly white neighborhood that’s become a flashpoint for racial tensions.The opposition...

Controversial prophet Bushiri turns self over to Malawi police

A self-proclaimed "prophet" and controversial millionaire has surrendered himself to the police in Malawi following his mysterious return from South Africa, where he was on trial for fraud and money laundering charges.The incident last week has threatened a diplomatic...

Zuma says graft inquiry judge biased, seeks his recusal

Lawyers for South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, who was compelled to appear before a judicial inquiry into corruption, accused the judge of being biased and said he should recuse himself.Zuma, who was removed as president in 2018, a...

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia reopen Nile mega-dam talks

AljazeeraSudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have resumed their talks over Addis Ababa’s controversial dam on the Blue Nile river, just over a week after US President Donald Trump warned that Cairo may “blow it up” if disputes are not resolved.The...

South Africa white farmers, Black protesters face off over farm murder case

ReutersWhite South African farmers and rival Black protesters hurled abuse and threats at each other on Friday ahead of a court hearing in a murder case that has exposed still simmering racial tensions 26 years after the end of...
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French firm Bollore group fined €12m in Togo corruption case

French firm Bollore group on Friday reached a settlement over a decade-old corruption case in Togo, prosecutors said, but...
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