Roadside bomb goes off in Somali capital, no casualties: police
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Roadside bomb goes off in Somali capital, no casualties: police

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A roadside bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday but caused no casualties, police said. A police officer at the scene who did…

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Zuma could be removed as S.African president before 2019:  ANC's Mantashe
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Zuma could be removed as S.African president before 2019: ANC's Mantashe

By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma may be removed as head of state after a December conference when a new leader of the…

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Eight killed, thousands displaced as storm lashes South Africa's Cape
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Eight killed, thousands displaced as storm lashes South Africa's Cape

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Eight people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes as South Africa’s tourist base Cape Town and surrounding areas were hit by…

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Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row
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Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegal said on Wednesday it would recall its ambassador in Qatar and expressed its “active solidarity” with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries which have…

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Congolese cling to election hopes, some fear the worst
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Congolese cling to election hopes, some fear the worst

By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) – Arnaud Kalala had queued for hours in Kinshasa’s rainy season heat to register to vote in an overdue election to replace Congolese…

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Lack of power lines delays sub-Saharan Africa's biggest wind farm
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Lack of power lines delays sub-Saharan Africa's biggest wind farm

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The biggest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa is ready for launch but will remain idle until next year as Kenya’s government has…

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Leaked emails alleging govt corruption damage South Africa ANC party: Mantashe
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Leaked emails alleging govt corruption damage South Africa ANC party: Mantashe

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party is being damaged by leaked emails alleging fraud in the awarding of state contracts, the party’s secretary general,…

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Free State SACP cuts ties with ANC
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Free State SACP cuts ties with ANC

Free State SACP secretary Bekhumuzi Stofile says they have lost confidence in the ANC leadership.(SABC) Tensions are boiling within the tripartite alliance in the Free State, with the…

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Re-appointing former Eskom CEO Molefe within order: Spokesperson
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Re-appointing former Eskom CEO Molefe within order: Spokesperson

Brian Molefe has filed papers with the Labour Court to challenge the decision to rescind his appointment.(SABC) Eskom Board Spokesperson Khulani Qoma says the board believes the re-appointment…

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China says Zambia let go 31 Chinese held for illegal mining
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China says Zambia let go 31 Chinese held for illegal mining

BEIJING (Reuters) – Dozens of Chinese nationals who had been held for illegal mining in Zambia have departed the African country to return home, China’s Foreign Ministry said…

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