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  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:14

    Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex

    NAIROBI- Kenya’s high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:05

    Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory

    KAMPALA - Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbours.

  • Sun, 26 May 2019 13:00

    Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally

    GABORNE - Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split the party that has ruled the country since independence in 1966.

  • Sat, 25 May 2019 13:40

    Zuma to supporters outside court: 'I have to sell hats, socks to pay legal bills'

    Johannesburg- Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veteran Carl Niehaus says former president Jacob Zuma's legal battle has been littered with political interference as the trial continues in the KwaZuluNatal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

  • Sat, 25 May 2019 13:37

    Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

    PRETORIA - Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa’s president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth.

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 11:14

    Mozambique: Minister hails Chang's extradition, says justice best served at home

    Maputo - Mozambique?s minister of justice, Joaquim Veríssimo, has said that the public has every interest in seeing Manuel Chang, a former minister of finance, face justice in his own country for alleged corruption in the ?hidden debts? case, rather than being sent to the US to face prosecution there.

  • Thu, 23 May 2019 13:42

    Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now - French presidency

    PARIS - Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had “infested” the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential official said.

  • Thu, 23 May 2019 13:05

    UN Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo

    GENEVA - The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people.

  • Thu, 23 May 2019 12:54

    Islamic State West Africa claims killing and execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers

    ABUJA - Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian soldiers.