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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

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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

How Mugabe’s impeachment session became Zimbabwe’s reassertion of free speech

The session served as an outlet for elected officials, who took the opportunity to denounce the excesses of Mugabe’s authoritarian regime.

22 Nov 2017 6:07 PM

End of an era: Robert Mugabe steps down as Zimbabwe President

His former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Wednesday.

22 Nov 2017 10:34 AM

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Suicide bomb attack in Nigeria mosque kills 50

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack bears the hallmark of Boko Haram, which typically attacks public places.

21 Nov 2017 4:22 PM

Impeachment proceedings begin against Mugabe, removal in 2 days

The main charge against Mugabe is allowing his wife to usurp government powers and that he is too old to do justice to his duties.

21 Nov 2017 12:29 PM

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has drafted resignation letter: report

Under the terms of the deal, Mugabe and his wife Grace would be granted full immunity, the report said.

20 Nov 2017 2:10 PM

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe defies expectations of immediate resignation

Many had expected Mugabe to announce his resignation after the army seized power and his once-loyal party told him to quit.

20 Nov 2017 10:43 AM

Robert Mugabe’s exit imminent as party expels him, issues 24-hr deadline

Robert Mugabe was replaced by former vice-prez Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been Grace Mugabe’s chief rival.

20 Nov 2017 6:24 AM

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Robert Mugabe fired, Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to lead new govt

Without the military's intervention, first lady Grace Mugabe likely would have replaced him as vice president.

19 Nov 2017 7:03 PM

Violence, repression, rigging elections: Why Zimbabwe wants Mugabe removed

Mugabe’s 93-year-long grip on power appears to be slipping with the streets filled with protesters calling for his removal.

19 Nov 2017 11:59 AM

Zimbabwe’s ruling party wants President Mugabe to step down

‘If he becomes stubborn, we will arrange for him to be fired on Sunday,’ a source said.

18 Nov 2017 7:34 PM

Defiant Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

Dressed in a blue academic gown and tasselled hat, Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover.

18 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

First lady ‘Gucci Grace,’ her aggressive ambitions and Zimbabwe President’s fall

Grace’s attempt to neutralise Mnangagwa ended very differently - leaving her and her husband languishing under house arrest in Harare.

17 Nov 2017 3:47 PM

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