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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza attends the ruling CNDD-FDD party congress in the capital Bujumbura, April 25, 2015.

Burundi ruling party nominates president for third term

Saturday 25 April 2015 15:40

Burundi's ruling party chose President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term on Saturday, a move critics say is unconstitutional and may trigger unrest.

Burundi ruling party nominates president for third term

Saturday 25 April 2015 15:40

Burundi's ruling party chose President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-year term on Saturday, a move critics say is unconstitutional and may trigger unrest.

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Namibia facing drought disaster

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:26

Acting Permanent Secretary in Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Abraham Nehemia, has described the drought situation in the country as serious

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Western Sahara dispute spills over into nuclear arms meeting: Envoys

Saturday 25 April 2015 08:14

A fierce dispute between Morocco and African nations over the speaking rights of Polisario Front independence movement led to the suspension of a UN meeting on nuclear disarmament.

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Continental Re sees huge growth as Africa's construction booms

Friday 24 April 2015 20:16

Africa's Continental Re plans to double premium income from its property and engineering business to $80 million over the next five years

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Sudan changes law that left rape victims punished for adultery - TRFN

Friday 24 April 2015 14:34

Sudan has overhauled a law that led to rape victims being put on trial for adultery, a crime punishable by jail, flogging or even stoning.

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Nigeria military still advancing Boko Haram stronghold

Friday 24 April 2015 06:17

Nigeria's military said on Thursday it was still advancing in Islamist group Boko Haram's last known stronghold, dismissing reports that land mines had forced them to retreat.

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Swaziland’s chief justice evades arrest

Thursday 23 April 2015 20:45

Swaziland's Chief Justice continues to evade arrest despite several attempts by police to apprehend him.

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SA has highest number of migrants in Zimbabwe: Report

Thursday 23 April 2015 19:02

A report by the Zimbabwean government has revealed that South Africans constitute the largest number of all migrants living and working in Zimbabwe.

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Nigerian soldiers retreat from mined Boko Haram stronghold

Thursday 23 April 2015 15:10

Nigerian soldiers retreated from Islamist group Boko Haram's last known strong hold in the country's northeast on Thursday.

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Swazi chief justice still at large

Thursday 23 April 2015 08:30

Swaziland's Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi is still at large after police gave him a final warning in which he was compelled to surrender himself to them.

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