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Congo president vows not to accept judicial reforms that cause ‘harm’

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Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi said on Monday he would not accept any reforms that undermined the independence of the judiciary, the latest salvo in...

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

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Moroccan authorities on Friday rejected an Amnesty report saying they have spied on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology. Amnesty said it checked Radi’s phone...

Congo’s justice minister released hours after arrest

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda was released from custody on Saturday evening, just hours after his arrest in the capital...

Malawi’s Chakwera sworn in as president after re-run election

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Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in for a five-year term on Sunday, hours after unseating former leader Peter Mutharika in a re-run...

Malawi’s opposition appears to win presidential election re-run

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Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has what appears to be an unassailable lead in a presidential election re-run, with 60% of the vote, according...

Former South Africa president Zuma appears in court for resumed graft trial

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South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma appeared in court on Tuesday to face multiple charges of racketeering, fraud, corruption and money laundering, as a...

Malawi re-runs election in test case for African democracy

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Malawians queued up to vote on Tuesday in a re-run of a discredited poll that has become a test case for the ability of...

West African bloc urges Mali to re-run disputed elections amid mass protests

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West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Saturday called on Mali to re-run some of its contested local elections and convene a government of national...

Egypt has a legitimate right to intervene in Libya, Sisi says

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Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to...

Burundi’s incoming president vows to unite nation isolated over rights abuses

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Burundi’s incoming president Evariste Ndayishimiye was sworn in on Thursday after the sudden death of predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza, and he pledged to unite a...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...