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The popular South African city expects to see more than 4 million international overnight visit...
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A new exhibition in London's Gallery of African Art features a retrospective on the amazing tex...
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Joseph Kabila Forever - the Dangers of an Extended Presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo[HRW] Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo - Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, faces a historic choice: Does he step down when his constitutionally limited two terms in office come to an end in December 2016, or does he succumb to the delusion of indispensability that is making the rounds in parts of Africa and try to cling to power? read more...
CĂ´te d'Ivoire - Extortion By Security Forces[HRW] Dakar -Extortion by security forces at checkpoints remains an acute problem in CĂ´te d'Ivoire four years after President Alassane Ouattara's government promised to end it, Human Rights Watch said today. The Ivorian government should reinvigorate its efforts to fight checkpoint extortion, which undermines the freedom of movement and property rights of drivers and residents in CĂ´te d'Ivoire. read more...
Libya - Flawed Trial of Gaddafi Officials[HRW] Beirut -The trial in which 32 Gaddafi-era officials were convicted on July 28, 2015, of serious crimes during Libya's 2011 uprising was undermined by serious due process violations, Human Rights Watch said today. Libya missed an important opportunity to deliver justice in the post-Gaddafi era. read more...
ANC Alliance 'Has Power As Strong As God's'[News24Wire] ANC KwaZulu-Natal chair Senzo Mchunu on Thursday compared the power of the party and its alliance to that of God. read more...
Obama Seeks August Deadline for End to South Sudan War[IPS] Addis Ababa -U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with regional African leaders, threatened new sanctions for the warring factions in South Sudan if a peace deal is not be reached by Aug. 17. read more...
Terrorism Threatens Not Only Tunisia, but All Mediterranean - German DM[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -German Defence Minister (DM) Ursula von der Leyen said, Wednesday in Tunis, that terrorism threatens not only Tunisia, but all the Mediterranean. read more...



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