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Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says its acting leader will stay at the helm following the death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this month. But signs of internal division remain, something analysts say could handicap the opposition with elections just months away.The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) goes into
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A judge in South Sudan has sentenced South African citizen William John Endley to death by hanging, after he was charged with spying, illegal entry to South Sudan and conspiracy to overthrow President Salva Kiir's government.Endley worked for rebel leader Riek Machar as a security adviser and was arrested in
Canadian athlete arrested after taking a car at Olympics South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes: U.N. Philippine Catholics protest drug killings, death penalty
February marks the seventh anniversary of the Libyan revolution, but many Libyans believe there is not much to celebrate as they are still waiting for the birth of a democratic state.Since the fall of long-time leader Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, Libya has been torn apart by a power struggle waged
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Pope Francis invited Catholics and members of all other religions Friday to observe a day of prayer, fasting and initiatives for peace, dedicated in particular to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The pope's call for a rejection of violence and conflict comes as the Catholic charity, Caritas,
South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes: U.N. Special prayers held for ailing Manohar Parrikar in Goa Now, Gayatri Mantra to be part of morning prayers in Haryana schools
Five Congolese nationals were killed Friday as the Rwandan police and army used live ammunition to disperse refugees who had spent three days camped outside the offices of the U.N. refugee agency in western Rwanda.A statement issued by Rwandan police said “We used proportional force that left 20 rioters and
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Corruption is getting worse in many parts of the world, according to the nongovernmental group Transparency International, with Africa still the worst performing region. The organization's Corruption Perceptions Index does offer some surprises however, with some bright spots in West Africa, while highlighting alarming declines in some European nations. Henry
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Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, secretary-general of the Anglican consultative council, is appealing to the leaders of South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to end violence and restore peace.Idowu-Fearon said the Anglican Communion will join Catholics’ peace efforts on Friday.“With these countries, No. 1, you will see that, the
South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes: U.N. Special prayers held for ailing Manohar Parrikar in Goa Now, Gayatri Mantra to be part of morning prayers in Haryana schools
A U.N. report says South Sudan’s government continues to censor the media and restrict freedom of expression. The report (Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression in South Sudan) warns that restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “are shrinking the space for debate in South Sudan.”Over
South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes: U.N. Gang rapes and beheadings: U.N. details South Sudan horrors, blames government and rebels South African Gets Death Penalty in South Sudan
A U.S. drone strike has killed several al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, officials tell VOA.Local sources said missiles fired Wednesday targeted a rickshaw carrying five al-Shabab militants near Jamaame, in the southern Lower Juba region."I can tell you that the airstrike hit a rickshaw and that five militants were killed.
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Authorities in Ethiopia's Somali region have released about 1,500 people from prison, the latest step in a campaign to ease long-running political tensions.Mohammed Bilal Hassan, media adviser to the regional president, told VOA's Horn of Africa service that the prisoners were released Thursday, hours after regional officials announced such action
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Authorities in Nigeria say some of the schoolgirls who were reportedly abducted since their school was attacked by Boko Haram militants earlier this week have been rescued.The missing schoolgirls were discovered at a border town between the states of the Yobe and Borno Wednesday, two days after armed gunmen stormed
Nigerian President calls missing schoolgirls a 'national disaster' Nigerian town tallies 105 girls missing after Boko Haram attack on school Parents of abducted Nigerian girls plan to join Bring...
The charity Doctors Without Borders says hundreds of thousands of people displaced in remote areas of Borno State in northeastern Nigeria by the Boko Haram insurgency are totally dependent on external aid for survival.Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym, MSF, describes the living conditions of hundreds of
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Five South African police officers and an off-duty soldier were killed Wednesday during an attack on a rural police station.A police spokesman says an armed gang stormed the outpost in the southern village of Engcobo shortly after midnight local time and killed three of the officers. They stole a cache
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Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame’s new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast’s power grid, but it’s perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.Buoyed by success in East Africa, off-grid solar power startups are pouring into West Africa, offering pay-as-you-go kits in a race to
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South Africa’s seaside city of Cape Town is mired in a three-year drought and is poised to become the world's first major city to run out of water. The city will shut off municipal taps on "Day Zero," which is projected to be July 9.But for many residents of the
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Zimbabweans climbed into tree tops and onto bus carriers in a heavy downpour on Tuesday to give opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai an emotionalburial next to his first wife in his rural home of Buhera.Tsvangirai, a former trade union leader who rose toprominence by posing the biggest - many said the
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A public inquest is underway in Kenya into the brutal killing of a six-month-old baby during last year's post-election unrest. According to the Kenyan National Commission on Human Rights, at least 92 people were killed in the aftermath of the polls -- most of them, including baby Samantha Pendo, by
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In this Shaka: Extra Time, VOA’s Paul and Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali discuss the political landscape in Zimbabwe after the death of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai Shaka answers questions from his social median followers about Ethiopia and addresses the need for reforms, he also talks about “democracy at
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Ethiopia's foreign minister has said there are no security concerns in the country, despite a state of emergency imposed by the government last week.Officials made the declaration February 16, a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced he will resign, and two days after the government freed several prominent critics
Trump: Kushner's security clearance is up to Kelly Jammu and Kashmir: Families flee Uri over security concerns after ceasefire violations by Pakistan - India Today In the aftermath of Florida shooting, schools around the country examine their security

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