‘Protest pastor’ Evan Mawarire could run in 2018 Zimbabwe election

Robert Mugabe publicly threatened Evan Mawarire for starting the This Flag internet campaign, which triggered large antigovernment street protests

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Tropical cyclone Dineo pounds Mozambique, nears SA

The storm, with winds gusting up to 180km/h, has pummeled Mozambique’s southern coastline, killing seven people, as it moves towards SA and Zimbabwe

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Paralysis worsens in Buhari’s absence

Muhammadu Buhari was due back from the UK on February 5 after medical tests

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New bid to end strike by Kenyan doctors

Kenya’s Court of Appeal orders the release of jailed striking doctors

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Tale of two currencies: Egypt sets itself apart from Nigeria

The IMF has praised Egypt’s government for restoring ‘economic sanity’, while the World Bank is not keen to lend to Nigeria until the naira is allowed to trade ...

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Africa scores poorly on sustainable energy policies, says World Bank

Report finds more than a third of countries, home to 96% of the global population, were at an advanced stage and progress was not limited to rich countries

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