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Political outsider is new Tunisian president

Kais Saied, a political outsider backed by Islamists and leftist and plans to remake national politics, won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential election...

Mozambicans vote

Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election that could test a fragile two-month-old peace deal between the ruling Frelimo party and its old civil...

US Treasury puts sanctions on Guptas

The US Treasury sanctioned three Gupta family members, friends of former South African President Jacob Zuma accused of influence-peddling and a business associate for...

Election preview – Mozambique

Mozambique is due to hold presidential, provincial and legislative elections on Tuesday, two months after the country’s two largest parties signed a peace deal...

Iraq names two new ministers

Iraq appointed new education and health ministers a day after Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi promised to reshuffle government and enact reforms to stem...

Tunisian presidential candidate out of jail

Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left prison on Wednesday ahead of Sunday’s election run-off after weeks of waiting for a verdict...

Mauritian Parliament dissolved

Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth dissolved parliament and said the Indian Ocean island will hold a general election on November 7. The country,...

Political deadlock in Tunisia after election

Tunisia faced political deadlock after Sunday’s election delivered a fragmented parliament and no obvious path to forming a government that must urgently address chronic...

Cameroon president releases main rival

Maurice Kamto, the main rival of Cameroon President Paul Biya, walked free from prison after insurrection charges were dropped in what government said was...

Algerians demand the military quits politics

Thousands of Algerian protesters chanted slogan demanding the army quits politics, a purge of the ruling elite, an end to corruption and the release...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...