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Tunisian defence minister submits presidential candidacy

Tunisian Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy for the presidential election on September 15 as an independent and said he would resign from...

Demonstrations against Zimbabwean economy coming

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is planning street demonstrations next week to protest government’s handling of the economy, mired in its worst crisis in a...

Moderate to run in Tunisia presidential election

Tunisia’s biggest political party Ennahda named a candidate for presidential elections, the first time the moderate Islamist party has put up a nominee since...

ISS: Terrorism and organised crime – risks of shared responses

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The macabre sale of human organs, trafficking of people and wildlife, drug crime, the smuggling of precious minerals – all have become lucrative revenue...

I only exchanged pleasantries with Guptas, Ramaphosa tells inquiry

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President Cyril Ramaphosa told an inquiry into state corruption that he had met and exchanged pleasantries in the past with members of the Gupta...

ISS: Where to from here in Algeria?

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It is Friday in Algeria. Once again – as they have for 23 weeks – protesters will fill the streets of cities across the...

SA court ruling could undermine Public Protector

South Africa’s top court ruled an anti-corruption official who accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct acted in bad faith when investigating an apartheid-era...

Ramaphosa seeks review of “flawed” Public Protector report

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country’s...

Second ex-Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty in Mozambique loan scheme

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A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker on Friday pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he took part in a fraud scheme that involved...

Sudan transition explainer

Sudan’s ruling military council and an alliance of protest and opposition groups signed a political accord on a three-year transition to elections. Progress to a...

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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...