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Zambian Parliament Suspends 48 Opposition MPs

LUSAKA – Zambia's parliament on Tuesday suspended 48 opposition lawmakers who boycotted President Edgar Lungu’s address to legislators in March to protest against his contested ... Full story

Nigerian Army Claims Boko Haram Massacre, Frees 9 Kids

Maiduguri - A top Boko Haram commander was among many insurgents killed on Sunday as soldiers fought to rescue nine children being trained at a ... Full story

Gabon TV Host Suspended After Bongo 'Death' Blunder

Libreville - A newsreader for Gabon state television has been taken off the air after mistakenly announcing the death of President Ali Bongo, the channel ... Full story

Gaddafi's Son Saif 'Freed' In Libya

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty. Believed to have ... Full story

Zambia Opposition Leader Moved To Maximum Security Jail

Lusaka - Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, facing treason charges, said on Friday he had been moved from a prison in the capital Lusaka to ... Full story

Zambia's Opposition Leader, 5 Aides In Treason

A Magistrate has ruled that Zambia’s main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, should be tried by a High Court on charges of treason. Without specifying which particular ... Full story

Zuma Tells Cabinet He Doesn't Own A Home In Dubai

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma has also told Cabinet that he doesn't own a house in Dubai. The Sunday Times published a report alleging that ... Full story

Zambia Jails 31 Chinese Nationals For Illegal Mining

BEIJING - Zambia has detained 31 Chinese nationals for illegal mining in the African country's copper belt but has failed to provide strong proof of ... Full story

ANC MPs Not Bewitched, Will Not Vote Zuma Out: Chief Whip

African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu has made it clear that his caucus will follow the party line when voting in the motion ... Full story

South Africa's Zuma Survives Another No Confidence Vote

South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, has survived a vote of no confidence against him at a meeting of his party’s top leadership. Zuma who has ... Full story

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