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Uganda’s attorney general endorses 7-year term for president, MPs

Following President Museveni’s suggestion that African presidents and the countries they lead coul

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Civil servants to be paid on time in ‘reformed’ post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government continues to drive remarkable reforms in a bid to revive

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$1.7bn needed as UN Refugee chief calls for action against South Sudan war drivers

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has called for urgent action against perpetrators o

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Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There w

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Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge $130m towards G5 Sahel force

*Saudi Arabia has pledged $100 million towards the five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region

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South African court orders Zuma to set up influence-peddling inquiry

South Africa’s High Court has ruled that President Jacob Zuma, under fire for alleged corruption,

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