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Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

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Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general’s office...

Ethiopia brings some migrants home as concern over Saudi camps grows

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Ethiopia will repatriate nearly 2 000 migrants from Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks, a government minister said on Thursday, amid growing international concern...

Convoy ambush in eastern Congo kills one aid worker

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Armed attackers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed one aid worker and took two others temporarily hostage after ambushing their convoy on Wednesday,...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero says he was duped into coming to Rwanda, NYT reports

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Paul Rusesabagina, depicted in a Hollywood movie as a hero who helped save Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, said he believed he was flying...

Migration agency head nabbed for cocaine trafficking

The head of Guinea-Bissau’s migration agency was arrested for suspected involvement in cocaine trafficking, police said, one of the most senior officials in the...

DR Congo prisoners starve to death

Fifty-two inmates of a prison in north-eastern DR Congo city Bunia starved to death this year because of insufficient government funding, according to the...

US sanctions Zineb Jammeh

Zineb Jammeh, wife of former Gambia president, Yahya Jammeh, was hit with US sanctions for her role in the economic plunder of the tiny...

First Mali coup leader dies

Former Mali military leader Moussa Traore, who overthrew his predecessor in a 1968 coup, died at age 83, a spokesman for the country’s military...

International COVID-19 fraud unmasked

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Authorities in Nigeria arrested two suspects believed to be behind a huge fraud scheme which almost saw German health authorities pay EUR 2.4 million...

Human trafficking accused in court

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The Johannesburg Magistrates Court granted amendments to bail conditions to one accused and denied bail amendments to accused six of seven Chinese nationals arrested...

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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...