Congo’s M23 rebels end rebellion, say ready to disarm

Rebel group says it is ready to demobilise troops and pursue political solution to end crisis, after government forces drive fighters out of last two ...

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Zimbabwe expects growth to accelerate

Despite country’s economic slowdown, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa puts growth at 6.1% next year from 3.4% this year

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Slow start overshadows Congo summit

Reports of fresh fighting between rebels and government troops in the eastern part of the Congo dim hopes of a breakthrough at the summit

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Zambian president threatens to withdraw Konkola’s mining licence

Zambian President Michael Sata threatens to revoke licence of Konkola Copper Mines if it goes through with a plan to lay off more than 1,500 workers

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Zimbabwe farm seizure turns black worker’s life around

Tobacco shows signs of recovery with small-scale farmers in the lead, writes Godfrey Marawanyika

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Four Somalis charged with aiding Westgate mall attack

Kenyan authorities charge four Somali nationals with offences related to September’s terrorist attack on Westgate Mall that killed 67

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