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‘Don’t vote, overthrow the dictators’

Tanzania’s opposition leader, who is again in exile, says ‘instead of telling people to vote, we should be telling them to prepare for popular revolt

A modicum of release: Lumumba’s remains return home at last

Sixty years after the assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the DRC’s first prime minister, his remains will be returned from Belgium

HSBC to pay nearly €300mn to end Belgian criminal probe

As well as paying €294.4-million as a criminal fine, the bank will also hand over 400,000 euros in civil damages to the Belgian state.

My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club

The bulk of the Reserve Bank’s shareholders are individuals,but include trusts, pension funds, unions, a library, and an archbishop

Henry’s World Cup experience the ‘missing piece’ for Belgium

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez believes assistant manager Thierry Henry's World Cup-winning experience can give his side an advantage.

England dare to dream after Belgium World Cup heroics

In a tournament full of surprises, Gareth Southgate's young England team are the only former champions left in the lower half of the draw

Coach Nishino: Japan stunned by manner of defeat

Instead of facing Brazil in a mouth-watering quarter-final in Kazan on Friday, Japan are heading home while Belgium march on

Belgium, Mexico march on as Germany face Swedish test

Belgium and Mexico powered towards the last 16 of the World Cup with convincing victories as defending champions Germany prepped for Sweden

England seek World Cup exorcism as Belgium expects

​Mexico stunned World Cup holders Germany on Sunday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans' title defence into disarray

Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows

Millions of eggs have been destroyed or taken off the shelves across Europe

​With the ‘War Pig’ leading the way, Belgian eyes are blazing at Euro 2016

Coach Marc Wilmots's team have been dismissed as gifted lightweights, serial underachievers. But this could be their time to prove the critics wrong.

Paris, Brussels jihadist network: what we know

Following attacks in Paris and now Brussels, investigators continue to track down those responsible.

SA officials in Brussels confirmed safe

South African diplomatic workers in the capital of Belgium were unharmed by Tuesday's attacks.

Bombers’ links to Paris shootings raise intel questions

One of the el-Bakraoui brothers is believed to have provided ammunition and weapons for the Paris attacks.

DR Congo chef reaches stardom after return to roots

Racism and the financial meltdown kept a Congolese master chef down and out in Belgium. Back at home, he has finally won the stardom he fought for.

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