Congo reportedly gets $100m to drop objections to mine sale

State-owned Gécamines reportedly abandons legal cases to block the sale of the country’s biggest copper mine to Chinese buyers

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Robert Mugabe rejects corruption claims

The world’s oldest leader plays ignorant even as local newspapers regularly report on graft scandals involving ministers and members of his own family

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Mugabe insists he has no successor, except Grace

In a message for his 93rd birthday, the world’s oldest-serving leader says he has no intention of retiring and backs Trump’s nation first policy

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Buhari’s office refuses to identify his illness

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is set to remain in the UK after leaving for tests a month ago, raising governance concerns in a leading African oil ...

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Africa’s ‘solar revolution’ will rival cellphone tsunami

The International Renewable Energy Agency predicts the rapidly falling cost of solar energy on a sun-rich continent makes the rise of solar power inevitable

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South Sudan suffering ‘man-made’ famine

With nearly 5-million people, or more than 40% of its population, hungry, South Sudan has declared famine in parts of that country

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