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    -    April 29, 2017

Tanzania’s President Magufuli sacks 10,000 over fake certificates

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked nearly 10,000 civil servants for having fake education certificates. He was respondin...

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    -    April 13, 2017

Nigeria’s EFCC ‘finds $43m in Lagos flat’

More than $43m (£34m) has been seized from a flat in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, the anti-corruption agency says. Officials...

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    -    April 13, 2017

South Africa mourns the death of Ontlametse Phalatse

A woman who captured the hearts of many South Africans for her brave battle against premature aging disorder progeria has died age...

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    -    April 8, 2017

Random breath tests illegal, Kenyan court rules

Kenyans can no longer be charged after a breathalyser test, after a bar owner argued they were ruining his business. Kariuki Ruith...

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    -    April 5, 2017

South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

South Africa’s embattled president has been backed by a major decision-making body within the ruling ANC. It was looking at ...

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    -    March 23, 2017

Forbes List 2017: Meet the 10 richest people in Africa

Following several years of steady growth in Africa, the continent’s wealthiest are facing a number of headwinds, and the plu...

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    -    March 10, 2017

UAE releases ‘unlawful sex’ couple and drops charges

A couple jailed for a month in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over “unlawful sex” have been released and the charges a...

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    -    March 2, 2017

Zimbabwe bans the beating of children

Zimbabwe’s High Court has outlawed corporal punishment for children both at school and in the home. The ruling comes after a...

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    -    March 2, 2017

Richard Thole: Hopes fade for boy lost in SA mineshaft

Hope is fading in South Africa for the family of a five-year-old boy who fell into a disused mineshaft, after a number of failed r...

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    -    March 1, 2017

Zimbabwe nurses join doctors in a strike over pay and bonuses

Emergency services in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals are grinding to a halt after nurses joined doctors on strike. Many nurses ...

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