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Japan makes multi-billion dollar pledges to Africa

Monday 29 August 2016 06:29

Japan has committed billions of dollars for various projects in Africa.

Japan makes multi-billion dollar pledges to Africa

Monday 29 August 2016 06:29

Japan has committed billions of dollars for various projects in Africa.

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Gabon opposition candidate says he's winning presidential vote

Sunday 28 August 2016 21:48

Opposition candidate Jean Ping said on Sunday that results compiled by his backers showed him winning Gabon's presidential election, ahead of incumbent President Ali Bongo.

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Kenyatta meets Zuma and Mugabe at TICAD

Sunday 28 August 2016 11:11

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and South African President Jacob Zuma met on Saturday on the sidelines of the sixth Tokyo TICAD VI in Nairobi to discuss regional security and bilateral issues.

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Bongo aims to extend 50-year family rule in Gabon election

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:46

Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo.

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African leaders call for global support in the fight against terrorism

Saturday 27 August 2016 21:46

Although African leaders are meeting Shinzo Abe in Nairobi for trade, investment, and development talks, terrorism is at the back of their minds.

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Bongo aims to prolong 50-year family rule in Gabon election

Saturday 27 August 2016 14:41

Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo.

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Canadian Embassy in Zimbabwe calls for calm

Saturday 27 August 2016 14:30

The Embassy of Canada to Zimbabwe on Friday called for calm and peaceful dialogue after a protest by opposition parties turned violent.

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Zimbabwe’s govt is autocratic: ZPF

Saturday 27 August 2016 08:28

The Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) group says the Zimbabwean government is autocratic and does not respect the judiciary.

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Zuma to use TICAD conference to improve relations with other countries

Saturday 27 August 2016 07:02

President Jacob Zuma says he is looking at using the Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Nairobi to improve relations with other countries.

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Calm returns to the streets of Harare

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:57

Calm returned to the streets of Harare overnight following a day of violent protests.

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