Uganda tightens security ahead of Museveni critic's return
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Uganda tightens security ahead of Museveni critic's return

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s security forces sealed off roads and erected barricades around the country’s…

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Nigeria to suspend national airline project
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Nigeria to suspend national airline project

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria has suspended its plan to relaunch its national airline, a junior…

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Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll
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Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila’s preferred successor will face…

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Zimbabwe president reshuffles top ranks of civil service
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Zimbabwe president reshuffles top ranks of civil service

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday made sweeping changes to the country’s…

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Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak
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Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million…

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Uganda bans rallies by supporters of pop star ahead of his return from U.S
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Uganda bans rallies by supporters of pop star ahead of his return from U.S

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President…

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Amnesty says crackdown turns Egypt into an “open air prison” for critics
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Amnesty says crackdown turns Egypt into an “open air prison” for critics

CAIRO (Reuters) – Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Egypt’s government of mounting a crackdown on…

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Black magic ban dents sex trafficking in Nigeria
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Black magic ban dents sex trafficking in Nigeria

BENIN CITY, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For almost two decades, 42-year-old Patience earned a…

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Nigerian military struggles against Islamic State in West Africa – sources
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Nigerian military struggles against Islamic State in West Africa – sources

ABUJA (Reuters) – Islamist militants have killed hundreds of soldiers in attacks in northeastern Nigeria…

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Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents
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Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s president has proposed hiking taxes on mobile money transfer services and…

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