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    Nigeria’s president slammed for not acting on ‘secret recruitment’ scandal
    Nigeria’s president slammed for not acting on ‘secret recruitment’ scandal
    A row over “secret recruitment” ...
    Nigeria’s Mr Clean-Up dazzles UK
    Nigeria’s Mr Clean-Up dazzles UK
    Of all those in London at this week’s conference on combating corruption, the show was stolen by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who cut a...
    Djibouti: Court turns to farce as Guelleh lays low
    Djibouti: Court turns to farce as Guelleh lays low
    Djibouti opposition leader Abdourahman Boreh will take the stand again today in the London high court as lawyers for the government of President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh accused him of stealing millions from state contracts....
    Emotional send off for Zambia's Michael Sata
    Emotional send off for Zambia's Michael Sata
    Southern Africa’s political who’s who and other African heads of state gathered in Lusaka for an emotional send off for the late Zambian president...
    Marikana: Loan undermines Lonmin's arguments, says academic
    Marikana: Loan undermines Lonmin's arguments, says academic
    During hearings of the Marikana Commission, Lonmin executives said the company had not been able to afford to keep its 2006 promise to build...
    Zim govt squabbles over China
    Zim govt squabbles over China
    Zimbabwe is anxiously awaiting the return on Friday of Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and his high-powered delegation from China, because it...
    Zim: Mujuru brings her base to heel
    Zim: Mujuru brings her base to heel
    Vice-president Joice Mujuru has tightened her grip on her home province, ­Mashonaland Central, after party members sympathetic to her presidential...
    Biti ups efforts to boot Tsvangirai
    Biti ups efforts to boot Tsvangirai
    Internal strife is intensifying in the Movement for Democratic Change, amid indications that secretary general Tendai Biti and his faction are...
    Hunted in Uganda: Save us from this 'sexuality genocide'
    Hunted in Uganda: Save us from this 'sexuality genocide'
    The situation in Uganda is horrible, with people getting harassed, detained and forcefully evicted.
    10 Things about the manifesto
    10 Things about the manifesto
    1 It is the season of election manifestos. The ANC has already launched its manifesto for the polls in May; it is a glossy,...
    Call for South Africa’s top young creative entrepreneurs
    Call for South Africa’s top young creative entrepreneurs
    Connect ZA is an arts programme from The British Council that aims to build cultural connections between young people in the UK and South Africa....