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  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:27

    Libya force accused of killing Benghazi captives

    Libya's eastern-based self-styled army says it is investigating abuses allegedly committed by its fighters in the city of Benghazi.

  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:23

    Global court gives Congo's Bemba an extra year for witness bribing

    Judges at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday added a year to Jean-Pierre Bemba's 18-year jail term following the former Congolese vice president's conviction for attempting to bribe witnesses during his war crimes trial.

  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:20

    Zimbabwe police out in force ahead of opposition protest

    Zimbabwean police deployed water cannon and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition parties against changes to the voter registration process.

  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:18

    Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

    Germany says it will deport two men born in the country but whose parents are foreign - the first such case in German history.

  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:16

    Kenya Revenue Authority 'lost $39m to hacker'

    An IT expert has been charged with hacking into Kenya's Revenue Authority and stealing $39m (£31m).

  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:32

    Soccer: South Africa hit by new crisis after match-fixing revelations

    South African soccer was embroiled in another scandal on Monday when FIFA said the national team's World Cup qualifying win over Senegal last year was fixed, leaving the legacy of the country's hosting of the 2010 finals in more turmoil.

  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:30

    Morocco signs preliminary financing agreement for $10 billion tech city

    Morocco said on Monday that a $10 billion project to build a new industrial and technology hub near the northern city of Tangiers will be financed by Chinese group Haite (002023.SZ), BMCE's Bank of Africa, and the Moroccan government.

  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:23

    Malawi deploys military to protect its fast-dwindling forests

    LILONGWE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malawi’s government is trying a new way to protect its fast-dwindling forests: Sending in the army.

  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:19

    Somalia's new prime minister names 26-minister cabinet

    Somalia's new prime minister named a 26-strong cabinet on Tuesday, including a former foreign affairs chief as finance minister and a BBC journalist as the country's top diplomat.