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Southern Africa

Rwanda to send troops to South Sudan

Rwanda is planning to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan, as part of the UN Mission (UNMISS) in the country. The acting Defence and military...

South Africa’s Police arrest three over break-in at top Judge’s office

South Africa's police chief says three men have been arrested over a mysterious weekend break-in at the offices of the country's top judge, where...

U.N. to deploy regional protection force to South Sudan

The United Nations will begin deploying a regional protection force to South Sudanese capital “in the next few weeks.” This is revealed by the U.N....

Zimbabwe opposition asks U.N. to conduct 2018 poll

Zimbabwe's opposition parties are demanding greater United Nations involvement in the country's 2018 presidential election. And by greater participation, they are asking that the U.N....

Arrested Zimbabwean activist vows to fight on

Zimbabwean activist who was convicted for anti-government protests last year has vowed to fight on. Linda Masa-rira has been arrested many times, detained for months,...

Transport Minister gives interim Prasa board its orders

As fired members of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) were arguing in court that their dismissal was illegal, Transport Minister Dipuo...

SADC tackles political challenges in DRC and Lesotho

The SADC Troika summit held a meeting Friday night to discuss the volatile situation in the eastern DRC and the political uncertainty in Lesotho. SADC...

Two killed, three others injured in attack on South Sudan aid...

The International Organization for Migration says two people were shot dead and three others injured in South Sudan when gunmen attacked one of its...

South African top court blames minister in grants payments crisis

South Africa's top court on Wednesday blamed Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini for a "crisis" that could jeopardise the payment of welfare benefits...

Faki Mahama assumes AU Commission leadership, pledges reform

The new head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat has now assumed office, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's...
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