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Ex-Burundi president gets prison term for 1993 killing of victorious election opponent

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Burundi’s top court has sentenced a former president to life in prison for the 1993 murder of another president who had defeated him in...

ISS: Tanzania elections set to widen Africa’s democratic deficit

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With the 28 October election around the corner, Tanzania’s opposition has mounted a spirited campaign despite numerous impediments and attempts to discredit them. Their...

Guinea opposition candidate claims victory, violence erupts

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Guinea opposition candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo said on Monday he had won the first round of the 18 October presidential election, but his claim...

Guinea votes on third term for Conde amid voter-card concerns

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Polls closed and counting began in Guinea on Sunday evening following a largely peaceful day in which voters decided whether to give 82-year-old President...

Nigerian police pledge ICRC training as thousands protest nationwide

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will help train Nigeria’s new tactical force as thousands nationwide continued to march against police brutality...

Ivory Coast president’s supporters and opponents clash ahead of election

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Local offices of Ivory Coast’s ruling party were ransacked and the house of an opponent of President Alassane Ouattara was set on fire, as...

R911 million for Vaal River sewage clean-up

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That the deployment last year of SA Army sappers followed by a public sector water supply and purification entity to bring the embattled Vaal...

Sitole pledges support for SAPS corruption investigations

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National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has pledged the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) support to institutions working on rooting out criminality in the...

Senior SAPS official arrested

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A high ranking police officer will this morning appear before the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on corruption charges following a pre-dawn raid at her...

Ivory Coast opposition rallies against President Ouattara’s third term bid

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Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the Ivory Coast’s commercial capital on Saturday to protest against President Alassane Ouattara’s plan to seek a third...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...