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Kenya's Raila Odinga Quits Election Re-Run

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of October's election re-run. Odinga said his withdrawal would give the electoral commission enough time to introduce reforms ... Full story

Armed Robbers Pounce On Paramedics Helping Patient In Jo'burg

Johannesburg - Two paramedics were robbed at gunpoint in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning, the City of Johannesburg EMS said.  Spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said the ... Full story

Exiled Jammeh's Private Firm Owes $35m To Gambian Pension Fund

The finance head of Gambia’s social security corporation has told a commission of inquiry on Wednesday that the private company of exiled former president Yahya ... Full story

Hilton Plans 100 More Hotels In Africa In Half Decade

MCLEAN, USA- Hilton (http://Newsroom.Hilton.com) (NYSE: HLT) has committed a total of $50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to ... Full story

Malawi Villagers Kill 6 'Vampires'

Blantyre - Vigilantes in Malawi have killed six people suspected of trying to obtain and drink human blood as part of magic rituals since mid-September, ... Full story

SA Man Loses Penis, Girlfriend, After Botched Circumcision

Mthatha, South Africa - Abulele Zengazi of Qumbu village near Mthatha says that he went to initiation school looking forward to becoming a man. Days ... Full story

DRC Tackles Sexual Violence In Conflict

KINSHASA: THE Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Personal Representative on Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment, Madam Jeanine Mabunda, launched the Principles for Global Action (http://APO.af/mR3RMn) to ... Full story

11 Dead In Fresh SA Marikana Shootings

Cape Town - Eleven people have been confirmed dead following a night of shootings in the Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town, police said on ... Full story

'Whites Only' Job Ad Removed After 20 days

Cape Town - An advert specifying that "only white candidates" should apply for a digital design position in the Western Cape was removed from a ... Full story

Court Ruling Was A 'Coup': Kenyatta

NAIROBI – Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday the country's Supreme Court staged a "coup" against the will of the people when it annulled ... Full story

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