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Namibian government may soon take land by force

The Namibian government has announced that it is in talks with the attorney general over the introduction of harsh laws on the expropriation of...

Selling coffins near hospitals makes patients feel half dead

Kisumu - A member of the Kisumu County Assembly (MCA) in Kenya, Jacktone Onunga, is pushing for a motion to bar the selling of...

Mugabe’s regime turns against land grab beneficiaries

Zimbabwe's government has reportedly sent eviction notices to at least 90 people who benefited from the country's controversial land reform programme. The affected beneficiaries -...
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‘Criminal’ reputation has made Nigerians unwelcome abroad – Buhari

Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned his fellow citizens against attempting to claim asylum in Britain, saying that their "criminal" reputation has...
Mugabe has vowed that only death will end his rule

Mugabe declares ‘state of national disaster’ as 2.4m face hunger

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has declared the El Niño induced drought a state of national disaster as millions of people face hunger. In a press...
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White Zimbabwean farmer forcefully evicted from his farm

Police in Zimbabwe have reportedly forced a white farmer, Phillip Rankin, from his property, in a move aimed at paving the way for a...

Al-Shabab gunmen attack Mogadishu restaurant

Al-Shabab gunmen have attacked a seafront restaurant and cafe in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a spokesman of the government confirmed to Al Jazeera. Two explosions...

Zimbabwe ‘ready’ to accept international help to curb food shortages

Harare - Zimbabwe says it is ready to accept international help to curb food shortages in parts of the country affected by drought, according...

Mugabe birthday a celebration of greed

President Robert Mugabe’s proposed $800 000, 92nd birthday bash next month will be a celebration of the greed and insensitivity that has characterised his...

Burkina Faso mourns vicious al-Qaeda attack

Burkina Faso's government began its first day of national mourning on Sunday as authorities worked to identify the 28 victims killed in a terrorist...