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Robert Mugabe warns Zimbabwe security services

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has warned the country's security services not to get involved in politics. Army, police and intelligence officers were taking sides in...

Australian men forced onto car roof to escape crocodiles

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Two men stranded for five days in a remote part of Australia were forced to the roof of their bogged vehicle to avoid rising...

Ground swallows dozen cars in Mississippi

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Tests are to take place to determine why the ground opened up in a Mississippi city, swallowing 12 cars in a restaurant car park. The...

Gabon lifts presidential term limits

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Gabon has adopted a new constitution that would let President Ali Bongo remain in power indefinitely. The National Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the...

Internet shutdown after Senegal election delay protests

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Mobile internet access has been temporarily cut in Senegal, the government announced on Monday, a day after hundreds protested President Macky Sall's postponement of...

Mugabe’s wife tipped to become his Vice

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The youth wing of Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has called on President Robert Mugabe to sack his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and to give the...

Mobile phone tycoon accused of ‘economic crimes

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The managing director of one of Tanzania's biggest telecoms companies has appeared in court over allegations of economic crimes, including the fraudulent use of...

Togolese protesters torch public buildings in Sokode after arrest of Imam

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Public buildings in Togo’s second largest city of Sokode were reportedly torched by angry protesters late Monday night after the arrest of an Imam...

India opens longest bridge on China border

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India has inaugurated a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river, easily its longest ever, which connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with...

Uganda’s controversial tax to be reconsidered

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Uganda's government has announced that the social media and mobile money taxes will be reviewed. The 200-shilling ($0.05; £0.04) tax on the daily use of...