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2012-02-28 11:07:33 Sacked Editor Flees Country [Swazi Media] Musa Ndlangamandla, the sacked editor in chief of the Swazi Observer newspaper, has fled to South Africa after police and security officers raided his former office and took away his computer and documents.

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Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:51Zambian Writer Wins Top African Literary Award[RFI] The story "The Sack" by Zambian writer Namwali Serpell was selected as the winner of this year's Caine Prize, the top accolade for African short story writers.
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:39New Attack on Zaria, Says Kaduna Governor[Deutsche Welle] Many people have died in an explosion that tore across a government office in a northern Nigerian city. The attack has been blamed on Boko Haram militants.
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:33CDC Weah On State Failure - Blames Liberia's Woes On Leaders Lacking Passion[Analyst] 2017 is in the air and every contender for the highest public office has begun engineering his way out. Commonly, not a single politician is pleased with the way things have been since independence in 1847, even in spite of their past and/or current role in the nation-building process. The Congress for Democratic Change leader, George O. M. Weah, who twice bowed in defeat in the last nine years wanting to lead the nation, has got his own diagnosis about Liberia's socioeconomic backwardness. In a
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:20Gambia Host Senegal in Chan Qualifiers Tomorrow[The Point] The Gambia will welcome Senegal in the second leg tie of the 2016 African Nations Championship tomorrow, Saturday 4 July 2015, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4pm.
Tuesday, 07-07-15, 16:19The Point Correspondent in Italy Attacked for 'Negative Reports'[The Point] Alagie Jinkang, The Point newspaper correspondent in Italy, was on Saturday verbally attacked and threatened by a Gambian who identified himself as Ja Alex.

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