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Sudan protest calls for military coup as political crisis deepens

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Thousands of demonstrators gathered in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum on Saturday calling for the military to seize power as Sudan grapples...

ISS: African coups are making a comeback

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The AU should do more to pre-empt coups by sanctioning bad governance and attempts by presidents to extend their terms. Coups used to be the...

Nigerian general says leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead

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Nigeria's top general said on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), was dead. ISWAP is...

Six people arrested in Rwanda, accused of spreading rumours

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Rwandan authorities have arrested six people including a journalist and members of an opposition party accused of publishing rumours allegedly intended to spark an...

Algerian security forces foil planned armed attack by separatists – TV

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Algerian security forces foiled a plot to carry out an armed attack by separatists aided by "the Zionist entity" (Israel) and a North African...

Congo journalist granted provisional release after terrorism probe dropped

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A journalist arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month for possessing a video showing the assassination of two UN sanctions monitors in...

Mozambique’s police kill leader of armed splinter group of main opposition party

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Mozambique’s police said on Monday that they had killed the commander of an armed wing of a breakaway faction of the main opposition group...

ISS: Africa’s rise in protests is about more than macroeconomics

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Like the rest of the world, the continent has seen public discontent growing even as wealth has improved. Public discontent, defined as the collective feeling...

Gunfire disrupts Cameroon prime minister’s visit to separatist region

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Distant machine gun fire interrupted a speech by Cameroonian Prime Minister Dion Ngute on Tuesday during a visit to the capital of the restive...

Four suspected IS-linked militants, one Sudanese security forces member killed in Khartoum

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Four suspected Islamic State-linked militants and one Sudanese security forces member were killed during clashes in a raid in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Monday,...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...