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Under sanctions pressure: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R).  By KCNA VIA KNS (KCNA VIA KNS/AFP/File)

US blacklists South African for N. Korea oil deals

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The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions bl ...

Pravin Gordhan, South African Minister of public Enterprise and anti-graft campaigner, estimates around $7 billion may have been stolen through corrupt government tenders.  By Wikus de Wet (AFP)

S.Africa graft probe at risk of subversion: minister

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A respected South African minister and anti-graft campaigner on Monday warn ...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (L) visits his Moroccan counterpart Saad Eddine el Othmani in Rabat on November 19, 2018.  By FADEL SENNA (AFP)

Spanish PM visits Morocco to boost migration cooperation

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Monday made his first official visi ...

An opposition protest against the electoral process in Kinshasa on October 26. Many foes of the regime fear rigged polls in December.  By Junior D. KANNAH (AFP/File)

DR Congo authorities free 17 pro-democracy activists

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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have provisionally freed 17 ...

Forensic experts examine the site where 30-year-old Mna Guebla blew herself up in Tunis on October 29, 2018.  By FETHI BELAID (AFP)

Tunis bomber had sworn allegiance to IS: minister

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An unemployed graduate who blew herself up in Tunisia's capital last month ...

Malaria, which is spread to people through the bites of infected female mosquitoes, is one of the world's deadliest diseases.  By PHILIPPE HUGUEN (AFP/File)

Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns

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The World Health Organisation on Monday said global efforts to fight malari ...

Nigeria's pro-business opposition leader launches campaign

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Nigeria's opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launched his presidential campai ...

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