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Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
The West African state of The Gambia on Monday launched an 11-member truth commission tasked with shedding light on summary executions, disappearances, torture, rape and other crimes under regime of ousted dictator Yahya Jammeh....
Cash-strapped Denel denies being approached by Saudi government for arms deal
Cash-strapped Denel denies being approached by Saudi government for arms deal
State-owned arms manufacturer Denel has denied it is in talks with the Saudi Arabian government over a procurement deal despite reports the public...
A new dawn or more of the same for Zimbabwe?
A new dawn or more of the same for Zimbabwe?
A loud and familiar chant rang out across the tightly-packed arena as Emmerson Mnangagwa took to the stage to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president....
Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
Harare — A crackdown is underway in Zimbabwe, and few are talking about it. The violence and intimidation began just after the military fired live rounds in Harare on August  1, causing seven deaths, after the July  30 elections....
Cameroon’s crisis deepens
Cameroon’s crisis deepens
With elections just a few months away, the political situation in Cameroon looks bleak. There is the escalating conflict in the Anglophone region,...
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism of arrests
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism of arrests
Saudi Arabia expelled Canada's ambassador over alleged interference in the kingdom's domestic affairs after Ottawa's foreign ministry rebuked Riyadh...
Israel releases Palestinian teen jailed for slapping soldiers
Israel releases Palestinian teen jailed for slapping soldiers
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi was released from prison on Sunday after serving eight months for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode...
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of a Rohingya massacre must face trial, a judge...
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want....
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
The resolution of Burundi’s protracted civil war was a milestone in African politics, highlighting regional leaders’ ability and determination...
Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
Arsenal has a new shirt sponsor: Rwanda. The Rwandan Development Board has inked a deal with the famous English football club, who from next season...
Activist murder reveals Joburg street cameras are "turned off"
Activist murder reveals Joburg street cameras are "turned off"
The City of Johannesburg has denied allegations from South African Police Service (Saps) officials that the CCTV cameras in the city have not been...

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