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Zimbabwe People First leader, Joice Majuru, addresses supporters at the party's first rally in the capital, Harare.

I was fired for challenging dictatorship: Majuru

Sunday 26 June 2016 12:05

Zimbabwe's former vice president Joice Mujuru says she was fired for challenging dictatorial tendencies within the ruling party.

I was fired for challenging dictatorship: Majuru

Sunday 26 June 2016 12:05

Zimbabwe's former vice president Joice Mujuru says she was fired for challenging dictatorial tendencies within the ruling party.

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Somali Islamist militants attack hotel in Mogadishu

Sunday 26 June 2016 09:29

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday before fighters stormed inside.

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Somali Islamist militants attack hotel in Mogadishu: Police

Saturday 25 June 2016 16:28

Somalia's Al-Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday before militant fighters stormed the building, a police officer said.

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Michelle Obama to visit Africa to highlight girls' education

Saturday 25 June 2016 12:22

Michelle Obama will travel to Africa on Sunday with daughters Sasha and Malia as part of an effort to promote girls' education.

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Nigeria's Dangote shifts focus from cement to oil and gas

Friday 24 June 2016 19:25

The presidential decree included pardons for Karim Wade and two others who had been sentenced for "illegal enrichment".

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Man jailed 2 years for cutting off Mugabe’s motorcade

Friday 24 June 2016 14:36

A Harare motorist, who cut off President Robert Mugabe’s motorcade as it was passing, has been jailed.

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Kenyan hairdresser puts a smile on cancer patients face

Friday 24 June 2016 14:17

Like many other African countries, Kenyan hairdressers are raking in a fortune fixing artificial hair on their female clients.

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Senegal's ex-president's son released from jail

Friday 24 June 2016 12:07

Karim Wade, the son of Senegal's former president, was released from prison after being granted a presidential pardon, a spokesman for President Macky Sall and Wade's lawyer said on Friday.

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Strong calls for Botswana to look into miners' welfare

Thursday 23 June 2016 17:41

The Botswana Mine Workers Union has urged government to set up a bargaining council to safeguard the welfare of workers who suffer crippling and fatal injuries while working in the mines.

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Kenyan president signs anti-doping measures into law

Thursday 23 June 2016 12:03

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta signed an anti-doping amendment bill into law on Thursday.

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