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Zimbabwe protest organiser freed on bail, banned from posting on Twitter

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Zimbabwe’s High Court granted bail on Wednesday to an opposition politician detained after calling for anti-government protests in July over corruption and the worst economic...
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Guinea’s Alpha Conde accepts nomination to seek third term

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CNN Guinea President Alpha Conde has accepted his party’s nomination to run in October’s election, the party said on Monday, taking advantage of a new...
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Aviation unions vow to resist planned concession of airports

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Against the backdrop of possible job losses owing to the planned concession of four most prominent airports in the country, aviation unions in the land...
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Mali opposition supporters celebrate President Keita removal

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Opposition supporters in Mali crowded the central square of Bamako to celebrate President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s military coup. The rally comes three days after mutinying...
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Ivory Coast rejects Laurent Gbagbo’s presidential election bid

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Ivory Coast election authorities rejected appeals by former President Laurent Gbagbo and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro to be allowed to run in the country’s...
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Mali junta open talks with opposition leaders after coup

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Mali’s junta headed by Army colonel Assimi Goita which seized power in a coup on Tuesday has begun to meet with senior opposition politicians in...
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Mali opposition calls fresh anti-government protests

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Mali’s opposition announced fresh protests against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Monday, including a women’s march and protest caravans planned this week in the poor...
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US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwean tycoon

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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly...
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Tanzania’s opposition picks Tundu Lissu to battle President Magufuli in 2020 polls

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Tanzania’s main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by...
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Arrested Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga freed

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Zimbabwean top writer and Booker Prize nominee, Tsitsi Dangarembga, was freed on bail on Saturday following her arrest during anti-government protests a day earlier, an...