Africa

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    -    June 4, 2016

Nigeria says it has recovered $9.1 billion in stolen money and assets

Nigeria’s government has recovered $9.1 billion in stolen money and assets, its information and culture minister said on Sat...

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    -    June 4, 2016

Angola’s Isabel dos Santos named head of state oil company Sonangol

Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has appointed his daughter as head of the state oil company Sonangol. Isabel dos ...

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    -    June 1, 2016

EgyptAir crash: Black box signal detected by search teams

Signals have been detected from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, French investigators have co...

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    -    June 1, 2016

Somalia deadly attack: Gunmen storm Mogadishu hotel after blast

Gunmen have stormed a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu, with reports of at least 10 dead. They entered the Amba...

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    -    May 26, 2016

Mugabe grants amnesty to female prisoners due to lack of food

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has granted amnesty to all female prisoners except those on death row ...

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    -    May 20, 2016

Chibok girls: Second schoolgirl rescued – Nigerian army

A second schoolgirl from the more than 200 seized in the Nigerian town of Chibok has been found, the army says. But a spokesman fo...

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    -    May 5, 2016

Zimbabwe to print own version of US dollar

Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease a cash shortage in the country. Central bank governor J...

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    -    May 4, 2016

Nigeria officials ‘stole $15bn’ from anti-Boko Haram fight

About $15bn (£10bn) was stolen from the fight against militant Islamists in Nigeria under the previous government, Vice-President...

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    -    April 29, 2016

South Africa corruption case blow for Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s High Court has ruled that a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be re...

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    -    April 26, 2016

Kenya’s former first lady Lucy Kibaki dies in London

Kenya’s controversial former first lady, Lucy Kibaki, has died in a London hospital of an undisclosed illness. She gained no...

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