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    Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
    Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
    The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the...
    Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?
    Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?
    Mozambican diplomat Gabriel Dava has headed the office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Bissau for the past six years. When he...
    Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election
    Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election
    Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote. The four losing challengers...
    Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
    Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
    The $95-million credit line to Zimbabwe is earmarked for the private sector and revival of struggling industries. Although this is a drop in the...
    Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
    Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
    Rights groups are demanding an investigation into the death of activist Caroline Mwatha a week after her disappearance. Police claim she died...
    Africa's forgotten stateless population
    Africa's forgotten stateless population
    In the Kiambaa area on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, it's not unusual to hear hymns sung in the Shona language. It's more unusual,...
    Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency
    Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency
    Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio declared rape and sexual violence a national emergency on Thursday, calling for an end to the culture of...
    Mozambique's financial scandal may get even bigger
    Mozambique's financial scandal may get even bigger
    Mozambique's parliament has lifted immunity for its ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, detained in South Africa on a US-issued international...
    EU 'concerned' after Nigeria's president suspends top judge
    EU 'concerned' after Nigeria's president suspends top judge
    The EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) said it was "very concerned" about Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to suspend the...
    Kenya terror attack highlights security challenges
    Kenya terror attack highlights security challenges
    The latest terror attack on a...
    Ethiopia's ethnic conflicts destabilise Abiy's reforms
    Ethiopia's ethnic conflicts destabilise Abiy's reforms
    With more than 80 nationalities and ethnic groups, Ethiopia's political landscape is dominated by tribal allegiances. Paradoxically, since Abiy...
    Investigating DRC's illegal gold trade
    Investigating DRC's illegal gold trade
    The current mood in the Democratic...