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Corruption has been a key factor in the resignation of Tanzania's Attorney General
Corruption has been a key factor in the resignation of Tanzania's Attorney General

Tanzania's Attorney General resigns over graft accusations

Wednesday 17 December 2014 15:50

Tanzania's Attorney General has resigned, becoming the first political casualty in an energy corruption scandal in the east African country.

Tanzania's Attorney General resigns over graft accusations

Wednesday 17 December 2014 15:50

Tanzania's Attorney General has resigned, becoming the first political casualty in an energy corruption scandal in the east African country.

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World Bank pledges $44 million to Zimbabwe

Wednesday 17 December 2014 15:38

The World Bank has pledged at least 44 million US dollars over the next five years to help Zimbabwe implement economic policy reforms.

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Sierra Leone to start house-to-house searches for Ebola patients

Wednesday 17 December 2014 12:54

Sierra Leone will start house-to-house searches for Ebola patients while imposing internal travel restrictions as part of a new push to combat the epidemic

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Threatened African nations urge Western action on Libya crisis

Wednesday 17 December 2014 10:10

Libyan political void has allowed Islamists to regroup, leaving the other african Countries across the arid Sahel band threatened .

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Kenya shuts down 500 groups in anti-terrorism crackdown

Tuesday 16 December 2014 19:49

Kenya has shut down more than 500 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including 15 groups it said had links to financing terrorism.

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Mujuru not allowed to find new job: Report  

Tuesday 16 December 2014 16:57

Zimbabwe's former Vice President Joyce Mujuru will not be allowed to find any other job, state media reported Tuesday.

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Outcry over Kenya's security bill amendments

Tuesday 16 December 2014 09:00

Civil society organizations working in Kenya want members of Parliament to reject a new set of security laws seen as trampling on basic rights.

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South Sudan’s situation is a ‘tinderbox’: UN

Tuesday 16 December 2014 07:39

The United Nation’s High Commissioner for Human Rights has described as a ‘tinderbox’ the situation that continues to prevail in South Sudan.

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Nigeria oil unions start strike, output seen unaffected

Monday 15 December 2014 16:38

Nigeria's oil unions began an indefinite strike on Monday,Workers are protesting over the government's failure to effectively maintain the country's refineries

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100 missing after boat capsizes in Congo: Report

Monday 15 December 2014 07:00

About 100 people are missing after an overloaded boat capsized in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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