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Ethiopia faces showdown over push for new region

The Sidama say they plan to unilaterally declare their own federal state this week

Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos

Kidnappings multiply in Cameroon’s anglophone region

Since anglophone separatists declared independence last October, dozens of people have gone missing

Cameroon has lashed out at international thinktank over warning on anglophones

In a statement, a government spokesman hit out at reports published by ICG that criticised a crackdown in the two English-speaking regions.

Problems loom ahead of Sudan census

Cash-flow problems and logistic headaches are blighting preparations for Sudan's census, a cornerstone of the fragile peace ending a devastating civil war and paving the way for key elections. The largest civic exercise in national history will go ahead from April 15 to 30 despite complaints about disorganisation.

Zim govt, MDC reach deal on elections

Zimbabwe's main opposition party reached an agreement on Tuesday with the government on the adoption of a Bill that paves the way for joint presidential and legislative elections next year. In a surprise move announced in Parliament, senior members of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said they would not try to block legislation to amend the Constitution.

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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