Suspended judge exposes rot in Zimbabwe’s judiciary

Justice Erica Ndewere was suspended after granting bail to opposition MDC Alliance vice-chair Job Sikhala

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John Magufuli set to win an ‘unfair’ election in Tanzania

Magufuli’s stifling of the opposition and other alleged voter irregularities raise questions about the fairness of the poll

Kenyan leaders at odds over plan to end ethnic clashes

Fears rise that campaigning for a new constitution will reignite hostilities

Africa more vulnerable to climate change, says UN report

Climate change is a growing threat to vulnerable Africa,, says World Meteorological Organisation’s first climate report on Africa

AU announces Nile dam talks to resume after Trump angers Ethiopia

Ethiopia summons US ambassador over 'incitement of war' between Ethiopia and Egypt by Donald Trump

Hague holds Rwandan genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga in detention

Kabuga, who was on the run for 22 years until his arrest in France in May, will soon be brought before a judge

SA sides with Zimbabwe as Western nations defend ‘targeted’ sanctions

The US, the UK and the EU dismiss suggestions that sanctions are to blame for Zimbabwe’s economic crisis

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Gunmen kill seven children in attack on a school in Cameroon

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, described by the UN as an atrocity

Guinea’s Alpha Conde leads contested poll as nine die in protests

Clashes erupt after Russia-backed Conde's rival, Cellou Dalein Diallo, declares early victory

Africa-CDC in talks with Afreximbank on $5bn funding for Covid-19 vaccines

John Nkengasong warns the WHO’s proposed doses for Africa will cover only 8%-9% of vaccines needed

Botswana in talks with World Bank for budgetary support after Covid hit

Pandemic restrictions have disrupted economic activity and reduced income in the diamond industry

More gunshots heard as Lagos remains tense and under curfew

The city of 20-million is under a lockdown imposed after nearly two weeks of protests against police brutality

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe to woo cannabis farmers

Africa’s legal cannabis industry could generate more than $7.1bn a year by 2023 if more of its markets open up

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Africa faces slow economic recovery from pandemic, says IMF

Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to contract by a record 3% in 2020, and SA could contract by 8%

Rwandan genocide suspect ordered to The Hague

Félicien Kabuga has been in a French jail since May but is to be brought before an international judge about his alleged war crimes

Amnesty says death toll in Nigerian crackdown now at 56

Ecowas urges Nigerian security forces to exercise restraint as police enforce a round-the-clock curfew

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