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Telkom Kenya says no longer pursuing joint venture with Airtel Kenya

Telkom Kenya said on Wednesday it was no longer pursuing a proposed joint venture transaction with the Kenyan unit of India's Bharti Airtel

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Tanzania opposition names presidential candidate who survived ...

A politician who survived being shot 16 times in an apparent assassination attempt will challenge Tanzania's president in October elections, his ...

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Congo to suspend value-added tax exemption for mining imports

Democratic Republic of Congo is suspending the value-added tax (VAT) exemption on imports by mining companies in an effort to bolster state revenue, ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa blames woes on US ‘thugs’

Zimbabwe's president declares war at home in bid to crush biggest challenge to his leadership since he took over from Robert Mugabe
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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga decries ...

Prize-winning Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga and a filmmaker arrested at recent protests accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government on Tuesday of holding its people in a repressive “chokehold” as they endured an economic emergency
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Egypt lawmakers approve bill to protect sex assault victims’ identity

Egyptian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a draft law that would give survivors of sexual assault and harassment the ...

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Egypt to withdraw from latest dam talks for internal consultations

Egypt said on Tuesday that it has decided to withdraw from the latest round of tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia ...

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Somalia sets up disaster warning centre to battle floods and locusts

At a government building in a former United Nations compound in Mogadishu, Khadar Sheikh Mohamed stares at a bank of ...

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Africa Community Cup announced by Esports Zimbabwe

The first Africa Community Cup will feature three tournaments, namely Mortal Kombat 11, FIFA 20 and PUBG Mobile

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President Mnangagwa lashes out at ‘terrorist opposition’ in Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a televised address on Tuesday that “dark forces” were attempting to derail his ...

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African activists fight violence against women one law at a time

As a young girl growing up in northern Zimbabwe's mining community of Mashonaland, Beatrice Savadye watched as her ...

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Three Gambian ministers test positive for Covid-19

Three cabinet ministers in Gambia have tested positive for Covid-19, the presidency said, in a further sign the virus ...

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Poachers spear Uganda’s most famous gorilla to death, in ‘self-defence’

Hunters have killed one of the world’s best-known silverback gorillas in Uganda in what is understood to be the first ...

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South Africans show solidarity with Zimbabweans in online protest

Thousands of South Africans have joined Zimbabweans in their protest and calls for a just and less corrupt government ...

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Zimbabwean crackdown: what you need to know about the protests, arrests and global outrage

A tweet by a government official, Nick Mangwana, further angered many after he said no-one is above the law in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe crushing dissenting voices, say human rights lawyers

From arresting a person carrying the national flag in public to forcing another to drink urine, the regime in Zimbabwe ...

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Burkina opposition leader Diabre to run for president

Burkina Faso's main opposition leader Zephirin Diabre on Saturday promised "real change" in the insurgency-hit country, ...

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Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested during protest

Award-winning Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga was arrested during anti-government protests on Friday, an AFP ...

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Soldier in eastern DR Congo shoots dead at least 12 civilians

A drunken soldier in DR Congo's troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 12 people including a ...

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Africa can beat Covid-19, but it’d better move now: CDC head

Africa – with fewer than 5,000 Covid-19 cases in 37 of its 55 nations – can still beat the pandemic, Africa Centres ...

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