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Robert Mugabe resists Army pressure to quit as President

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai called for Mr Mugabe’s departure “in the interest of the people”.

17 Nov 2017 1:22 AM

The first lady’s ambitions, military’s scorn: Zimbabwe without Mugabe

Nothing has been heard from Mugabe or his wife Grace directly since the start of the army operation.

16 Nov 2017 2:03 PM

Robert Mugabe under house arrest, Zimbabwe Army takes over

Zimbabwe’s economic decline over the past two decades has been a drag on the southern African region.

16 Nov 2017 5:32 AM

Tanks roll towards Harare as Army, Mugabe head for clash

A witness saw two other tanks parked beside the main road from Harare to Chinhoyi, about 20 km from the city.

15 Nov 2017 1:50 AM

Female TV presenter in Egypt convicted for ‘immoral comment on single mothers’

The imprisonment of presenter Doaa Salah of the privately owned An-Nahar network was suspended pending her appeal.

05 Nov 2017 3:08 PM

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American journalist arrested, charged for trying to ‘overthrow’ President Mugabe

Martha O’Donovan was arrested and on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as ‘selfish and sick.’

05 Nov 2017 2:53 PM

Bloodshed amid rising tensions in lieu of upcoming elections: South Africa

The victims are gunned down in their cars, shot dead outside their homes or killed at public events.

03 Nov 2017 1:06 PM

Egypt: ‘Anti Islam’ broadcast show banned by court after appeal from Sunni Islam

‘With Islam’ is presented by controversial intellectual reformer Islam Behairy.

30 Oct 2017 2:05 PM

23 dead, 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack by Al-Shabab

Among the dead were a mother and three children, including a baby, all shot in the head.

29 Oct 2017 12:39 PM

Boko Haram raid for supplies burns crops, kills 6 soldiers in remote Nigerian village

Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.

26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

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Death toll rises to 124 in Madagascar plague

The highly contagious plague has caused alarm, total of 1,133 people have been infected.

25 Oct 2017 1:54 PM

Envoy for border talks with India on powerful panel

Former Chinese ambassador to India, Le Yucheng was among the 172 alternate members elected to the Central Committee.

25 Oct 2017 1:35 AM

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy for Africa

Britain, Canada and the US swiftly denounced any prospective role for Robert Mugabe.

23 Oct 2017 3:34 AM

Extremist group Hasm attacks Egyptian troops, 28 killed, 32 injured

Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.

21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM

'Credible' terror threat in Senegal warns US embassy

US embassy adviced Dakar to take special care in areas popular with Westerners as it prepares to host several international events.

20 Oct 2017 6:27 PM

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Somalia truck bombing toll crosses 300 as funerals begin; 70 still critical

Somalia's government is blaming the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which has not commented.

16 Oct 2017 2:48 PM

Over 231 killed in deadly Mogadishu bomb blast

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burned beyond recognition.

16 Oct 2017 6:50 AM

Twin blasts in Somalia's Mogadishu leave 189 dead, over 200 injured

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burnt beyond recognition.

15 Oct 2017 5:31 PM

Mogadishu blast: Death toll rises to 53, 60 injured

Hospitals struggle to cope with the high number of casualties, more than 60 others are injured.

15 Oct 2017 1:51 PM

Huge blast rocks Mogadishu, Somalia's capital; 20 killed, 15 injured

Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab recently stepped up attacks on army bases across south and central Somalia.

14 Oct 2017 8:25 PM

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