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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Malawi miners strike

Malawi's devaluation of its currency by a third against the dollar provoked a strike over wages at the country's largest mine, condemned by the...

Zimbabwe: Women should shave their heads and bath less to stop HIV

A Zimbabwean politician has said women should be forced to bathe less and shave off their hair to make them less attractive to men...

West African bloc threaten Coup leaders in Mali, G. Bissau

West African presidents have threatened tougher action against coup leaders in Mali and Guinea-Bissau who have resisted efforts to fully restore civilian rule. Guinea-Bissau's ruling...

Nigerian Pirates rob ship and abduct two crew

An international maritime watchdog says armed pirates have robbed a cargo ship anchored in a Nigerian port and kidnapped at least two crew members...

Thousands of congolese flee to Uganda

A Ugandan official says more than 12,300 Congolese fleeing violence at home have crossed into Uganda. Stephen Mallinga, Uganda's minister for disaster preparedness and relief,...

Mali split deepens as Northern Rebels unite

A move by Mali's Tuareg and Islamist rebels to merge and declare a new state in the north left the west African country closer...

Egypt pulls ads about foreigners over xenophobia concerns

Egypt's government has pulled TV public service announcements that warned against talking to foreigners because they might be spies after critics charged the spots...

Banda moves to heal political divide

Malawi's Joyce Banda on Saturday told supporters there was no room for revenge as she was sworn in as Africa's second female head of...

Rescuers hunt for three Ugandan Helicopters in Kenya

Emergency teams on Monday searched for three Ugandan army helicopters feared to have crashed in thick forest in Kenya while flying to Somalia to...

Two E-TV journalists held in Swaziland

Two e.tv journalists have been arrested in Swaziland, eNews Africa editor Chris Maroleng said on Wednesday. "I can confirm that two of our journalists were...

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