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Reducing load-shedding: Tanzania switches on first turbine at ...

The turbine will help reduce months-long power rationing.

Africa

FATF financial crime watchdog adds Kenya and Namibia to its ...

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) international crime watchdog on Friday added Kenya and Namibia to its 'grey list' of countries that need ...

Africa

DR Congo protesters burn US and Belgian flags, ...

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas on Monday to disperse protesters who burned tyres and US and Belgian flags near Western embassies and UN offices in the capital Kinshasa, angry about insecurity in eastern Congo.
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Zimbabwe working on measures to stabilise ...

Zimbabwe's central bank and finance ministry are working on measures to stabilise the local currency, the central bank governor said.
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Zimbabwe cabinet scraps colonial-era death penalty law

Zimbabwe's cabinet on Tuesday agreed to abolish the death penalty following months of debate in parliament, choosing ...

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Geology gaps undermine Zambia’s mining potential, says minister

“The world over, the realisation of value from what you are endowed with must be obtained on the ground. The world must ...

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US approach to Africa should remain intact regardless of Trump-Biden poll showdown: ...

Investors can breathe a sigh of relief if they have fears that the outcome of November’s US elections may spur a ...

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Namibia’s interim president Nangolo Mbumba says no plan to run in this year’s election

Namibia's Nangolo Mbumba, who took over as interim president of the southern African country on Sunday after Hage ...

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Namibia’s President Hage Geingob, 82, dies after cancer diagnosis

Namibia's President Hage Geingob, 82, died in hospital early on Sunday, the presidency said, weeks after he was ...

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‘May his soul rest in peace’: Ramaphosa mourns the death of Namibian President Hage ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa extended his condolences on Sunday to the Namibian government and its people after the death ...

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Ghana's opposition leader expresses anti-LGBTQ stance ahead of Dec. elections

Ghana's former president and leading opposition presidential candidate John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday expressed his ...

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Ecowas chair Nigeria slams juntas’ move to quit bloc

Nigeria on Monday said the “unelected” military authorities in Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso were letting their people ...

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Nigeria oil enters unclear new era after Shell's onshore asset sale

Shell's exit from Nigeria's onshore oil sector highlights risks oil majors face in Africa's biggest exporter but has ...

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UN evacuates civilians after latest east Congo attack

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said on Saturday it has deployed troops ...

Africa

Britain to return looted royal regalia to Ghana in loan deal

Britain is returning a selection of Ghanaian gold regalia looted from an Asante king in the 19th century, in a historic ...

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Congolese President Tshisekedi sworn in for second term

Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in for a second five-year term on Saturday after a ...

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Mother and son survive Zambia's deadly cholera outbreak

Sandra Nyendwa used to drink unfiltered water in Zambia's capital Lusaka without concern, until she and her ...

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US emphasises 'accountability and transparency' in Nigeria security operations

Senior US diplomat Victoria Nuland met Nigerian National Security Adviser Nuhu Ribadu and discussed “promoting ...

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UK PM Sunak: I'm prepared to ignore court orders that halt migrant deportations to Rwanda

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday he was prepared to ignore orders from European Court of Human ...