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Africa

Landslide kills at least 31 in eastern Uganda: Govt officials

'The landslide pushed huge boulders into a river which burst its banks and the water swept away the people,' an official said.

12 Oct 2018 1:16 PM

South Africa's Finance Minister to testify in Gupta brothers probe

The Gupta family and Zuma have denied any wrongdoing and say the allegations are part of an orchestrated witch hunt.

03 Oct 2018 10:07 AM

Lesbian 'witches' chained, raped by families in Cameroon

Gay people are often subjected to 'corrective rape' by their families, strangers and vigilantes who treat homosexuality as a mental illness.

02 Oct 2018 2:47 PM

Kenyan governor charged with murder of 26-yr-old pregnant lover

Migori county governor Okoth Obado was arrested after DNA testing confirmed he was the father of seven-month-old foetus that died with her.

25 Sep 2018 12:49 PM

Tanzania: Over 100 dead, dozens missing after ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria

Witnesses said the ferry sank when passengers rushed to one side to disembark as it approached the dock.

21 Sep 2018 11:12 AM

21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

The 19-seater commercial Baby air plane had been travelling from South Sudan capital, Juba.

09 Sep 2018 5:35 PM

Tunisia announces draft bill to give women equal inheritance rights

Tunisian law currently stipulates that male heirs should receive double the assets given to females of the same level of kinship.

14 Aug 2018 1:21 PM

Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe 's first election after fall of Mugabe

Mnangagwa won 50.8 per cent of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3 per cent, the Electoral Commission said.

03 Aug 2018 8:52 AM

Zimbabwe: Army clears streets, election panel begs 'patience' to declare poll results

Soldiers were on guard outside the headquarters of the ruling ZANU-PF party.

02 Aug 2018 6:04 PM

Ruling party wins majority in Zimbabwe, EU questions poll

The EU did not understand why the release of the presidential result was taking so long, he said.

02 Aug 2018 6:25 AM