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Mugabe was forced to quit when the military stepped in and ruling ZANU-PF lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against him..  By ZINYANGE AUNTONY (AFP/File)

South Africa let me down, says ousted Mugabe

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sen ...

African Development Bank Pledges Full Support Towards Success Of Continental Free Trade Area

African Development Bank Pledges Full Support Towards Success Of Contine...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The African Development Bank celebrates with Africa and pledges its full su ...

Thokozani Khupe, deputy leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) gives a press-conference in Harare on May 3, 2008.  By ALEXANDER JOE (AFP/File)

Zimbabwe opposition fires deputy leader ahead of key polls

Friday, March 23, 2018

Zimbabwe's main opposition party on Friday fired its deputy president and t ...

Senegalese president promises action on child murders

Friday, March 23, 2018

Senegalese President Macky Sall on Friday promised to "track down" the perp ...

Le pape François reçoit une délégation du Conseil des Eglises du Sud-Soudan au Vatican le 23 mars 2018.  By HO (OSSERVATORE ROMANO/AFP)

Pope Francis discusses peace with South Sudan delegation

Friday, March 23, 2018

Pope Francis on Friday met representatives of the South Sudan Council of Ch ...

There have been multiple protests across Togo since August, with the current talks aimed at ending the crisis.  By Yanick Folly (AFP/File)

Talks resume between Togo govt and opposition

Friday, March 23, 2018

Talks between Togo's ruling party and the opposition resumed on Friday afte ...

Thousands of Congolese have fled to Uganda to escape fighting.  By JOHN WESSELS (AFP/File)

10 Ugandan aid workers held for stealing refugee rations

Friday, March 23, 2018

Ugandan police said Friday they had arrested 10 officials working at a camp ...

Unrest blamed on armed separatists has increased in recent weeks in the Northwest and the Southwest, Cameroon's two English-speaking territories.  By STRINGER (AFP/File)

Govt official killed in restive anglophone Cameroon

Friday, March 23, 2018

A government official was killed and a district administrator wounded Thurs ...

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