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    ‘Malema was right, we will take up arms’, say EFF supporters
    ‘Malema was right, we will take up arms’, say EFF supporters
    Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was right when he said his party would take up arms and remove President Jacob Zuma’s government...
    Shock and condolences follow ANC bus crash
    Shock and condolences follow ANC bus crash
    Transport Minister Dipuo Peters joined others on Sunday expressing shock at the accident in which 11 African National Congress volunteers died and...
    Shell accused of lying over Nigerian oil spill cleanup
    Shell accused of lying over Nigerian oil spill cleanup
    Amnesty International and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) have charged the oil major with failing to...
    President poised to cement power in Ivory Coast vote
    President poised to cement power in Ivory Coast vote
    This presidential election is closely watched by investors after a decade-long political crisis that ended with a civil war in 2011.
    W African leaders to reinstate Burkina Faso's Kafando
    W African leaders to reinstate Burkina Faso's Kafando
    West African leaders and their military chiefs are to travel to Burkina Faso to reinstate the country’s interim leadership amid a standoff in the...
    Protests in Burkina Faso as army moves to disarm junta
    Protests in Burkina Faso as army moves to disarm junta
    The protesters, who think the plan is too lenient on the military government, come as Burkina Faso’s army chiefs issued a statement ordering coup...
    Burundi opposition leader calls for unity government
    Burundi opposition leader calls for unity government
    Agathon Rwasa, a former rebel leader like President Pierre Nkurunziza in Burundi’s civil war, told the Reuters news agency on Wednesday...
    Burundi opposition leaders to boycott elections
    Burundi opposition leaders to boycott elections
    Three opposition candidates, including two former presidents, have announced their withdrawal from Burundi’s upcoming presidential elections.
    Several dead in suicide bombing at Nigerian church
    Several dead in suicide bombing at Nigerian church
    The suicide bomber entered the uncompleted Redeemed Christian Church of God on Sunday, in the Jigawa area on the outskirts of the city, and...
    Burundi awaits vote results amid fatal violence
    Burundi awaits vote results amid fatal violence
    The clashes in the capital Bujumbura’s Cibitoke district on Wednesday took place after three grenades were thrown at a police patrol, injuring...
    Burundi president claims early victory in elections
    Burundi president claims early victory in elections
    Polling stations had opened early on Monday and about 3.8-million people had been expected to vote in the country's controversial parliamentary poll,...
    Ghana accused of using child labour in mines
    Ghana accused of using child labour in mines
    Ghana’s mining industry has been benefiting from child labour in unlicensed mines, Human Rights Watch has said, after conducting field observations in the in the Western, Central and Ashanti Regions....