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Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote seeking to atone for killing ...

Germany apologised on May 28 for its role in the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople and officially described the massacre as genocide for the first time.

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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero found guilty in terror case

Rusesabagina used his fame to highlight what he described as rights violations by the government

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Libyan interim parliament passes no-confidence vote in unity ...

In a blow to UN-backed efforts, 89 of 113 MPs vote to withdraw confidence in Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s unity government

Africa

At least five die in latest attacks in Burundi

DRC-based rebel group claims responsibility for a mortar attack near  Bujumbura airport on Saturday
Africa

Trickery will not stand in our way, says Zim ...

According to MDC Alliance spokesperson Fadzayi Mahere the youth of Zimbabwe will show Zanu-PF who's boss in Zimbabwe come the 2023 general elections.
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Rwandan court finds 'Hotel Rwanda' film hero guilty in terrorism case

Since being portrayed by actor Don Cheadle as the hero of the 2004 film 'Hotel Rwanda', Paul Rusesabagina emerged as a ...

Africa

Rwanda court to rule on case of Rusesabagina, hero of ‘Hotel Rwanda’

A Rwandan court is expected to rule on Monday in the case of Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a ...

Africa

Soldiers confiscate illicit cigarettes worth nearly R500k as smugglers escape to Zimbabwe

Alleged smugglers hotfooted it to Zimbabwe to escape from soldiers who confiscated nearly R500,000 worth of illicit ...

Africa

West African bloc imposes sanctions on Guinea junta

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) imposed sanctions against the junta in Guinea on Thursday and ...

Africa

Somalia’s president suspends PM’s power to hire and fire officials

Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has suspended the prime minister's power to hire and fire officials, he ...

Africa

Nigerian jet thought to have killed 9 civilians in pursuit of militants

The Nigerian air force said on Thursday it may have killed and injured civilians while pursuing suspected Islamist ...

Africa

Zimbabwe artist turns worthless old Mugabe-era banknotes into paintings

If anyone doesn't need reminding that banknotes are just worthless pieces of paper, it is Zimbabweans: more than a ...

Africa

Tunisian president rejects dialogue with ‘traitors’

Tunisia's President Kais Saied said on Tuesday he would not do deals with those he described as "traitors", an apparent ...

Africa

Nigeria says 75 abducted children released amid army crackdown

Seventy-five children who were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state have been released ...

Africa

Nigeria's Katsina state shuts some communications as bandit battle widens

Nigerian officials cut communication lines in multiple parts of Katsina state as a crackdown on banditry in the ...

Africa

Zambian president promises to cut deficit, review mining policies

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema said on Friday his new government would implement policies to reduce the fiscal ...

Africa

Regional envoys meet Guinea junta, ousted president after coup

A delegation from West Africa's main political and economic bloc on Friday met Guinea's ousted president Alpha Conde ...

Africa

Tunisia's President Saied indicates he will amend constitution

Tunisia's President Kais Saied on Saturday indicated he was preparing to change the country's constitution, but said he ...

News

BREAKING NEWS | Mother and son killed in Komga farm attack

A mother and her son were shot and killed on their Eversley farm near Komga on Thursday night. A relative of the ...

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PRASANNA NANA | Cutting-edge technology is raising life security in Africa to new levels

In Africa, the internet of things (IoT) plays an increasingly important role in sectors like agriculture and ...