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Africa

Zimbabwe gets new cabinet under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Cabinet includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures linked to the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe.

01 Dec 2017 4:41 PM

Libya allows emergency evacuation of migrants facing abuses, slave trading

African Union, European Union and United Nations officials offered increased support for the International Organisation of Migration.

30 Nov 2017 3:21 PM

Curb illegal migration into Africa, says Angela Merkel

Libya is the main departure point for African migrants trying to cross to Europe.

30 Nov 2017 6:15 AM

Egypt jails 14 soon after draft bill criminalizing homosexuality

Homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe cried when he agreed to resign: report

Mugabe agreed to step down under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power.

26 Nov 2017 5:42 PM

Over 235 worshippers killed at Egypt mosque in terror attack

A furious Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared three days of mourning and pledged to 'respond with brutal force'.

25 Nov 2017 8:24 AM

Historic moment for Zimbabwe: Emmerson Mnangagwa becomes President

Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe's closest allies, took the oath of office at the national sports stadium.

24 Nov 2017 3:51 PM

Zimbabwe: Mugabe granted immunity, safety as he makes way for new rule

Robert Mugabe told negotiators he wanted to die in Zimbabwe and had no plans to live in exile.

24 Nov 2017 11:11 AM

Robert Mugabe gets immunity from prosecution in Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former vice president sacked by Mugabe earlier this month, is set to be sworn in as president on Friday.

24 Nov 2017 4:28 AM

Zimbabwe’s new President to be sworn-in on Friday

Mugabe was last seen in public on Friday and gave a televised address on Sunday.

23 Nov 2017 6:05 AM