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Economic challenges ahead for Nigeria’s president-elect

Wednesday 27 May 2015 07:25

Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has to face the challenge of restoring the country's economic stability after his inauguration on Friday.

Economic challenges ahead for Nigeria’s president-elect

Wednesday 27 May 2015 07:25

Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has to face the challenge of restoring the country's economic stability after his inauguration on Friday.

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Boko Haram kills at least 43 in Nigeria's Borno state

Tuesday 26 May 2015 20:27

Boko Haram militants have killed at least 43 people in a five-hour assault on the town of Gubio in north eastern Nigeria's Borno state, witnesses said on Tuesday.

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East African leaders to discuss crisis in Burundi

Tuesday 26 May 2015 18:07

East African leaders will hold a second summit in less than a month on Sunday to discuss the Burundi crisis.

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Rwanda lauded as world leader on gender equality index

Tuesday 26 May 2015 14:46

The African Development Bank is unveiling its new Gender Equality Index and is lauding Rwanda as the country with the best gender representation in public service in the world.

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Around 25 Kenyan police killed in al Shabaab attacks

Tuesday 26 May 2015 10:49

Al Shabaab gunmen killed around 25 Kenyan police on Monday, ambushing some officers in a village in the east of the country.

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Why the election in Burundi needs a longer postponement

Tuesday 26 May 2015 10:20

Why Burundi cannot have its elections now.

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Police probe PAP delegates robbery

Tuesday 26 May 2015 08:10

Gauteng police are looking through video surveillance footage in the hope of identifying the armed men who robbed delegates outside the Pan African Parliament.

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UCT Alumni calls for a united Africa

Tuesday 26 May 2015 07:35

Alumni of the University of Cape Town (UCT) have thrown their support behind initiatives against xenophobia.

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‘Operation Fiela can be used differently’

Tuesday 26 May 2015 06:00

Former president, Kgalema Motlanthe has urged the state to find less forceful solutions to deal with crime and illegal immigrants in the country.

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US calls for peaceful end to Burundi crisis

Tuesday 26 May 2015 05:38

The US government on Monday condemned the recent killings of an opposition party leader in Burundi and at least 20 others.

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