Africa
  • Oxfam, the disgraced charity under fire for alleged sexual exploitation by its Haiti team in 2011, has released its internal report, admitting that three of the accused men physically threatened a witness during the probe. 

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    LAST UPDATE : Feb 19, 2018, 6:09 AM EST
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  • S. Africa's President defiantly clings on to power despite ANC's order to step down.

    In a move that marks a dramatic escalation of pressure on embattled South African President Jacob Zuma, the country’s elite police unit raided the home of the influential Gupta family that has close ties with the leader.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2018, 6:21 AM EST
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  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta emerged victorious in rerun.

    The authorities stepped up security in the Kenyan capital Nairobi ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration on Tuesday as the opposition geared up to hold a protest rally against the “coronation.”

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 28, 2017, 4:47 AM EST
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  • For many “Crocodile” Emmerson Mnangagwa isn’t the “obvious champion of change.”

    Zimbabweans flocked to a stadium at Harare to witness a “historic day” as Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to be sworn in as the country’s president following an abrupt end to Robert Mugabe’s marathon regime.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 24, 2017, 6:50 AM EST
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  • Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa will return to the country on Wednesday.

    Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country’s new president after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation amid mounting pressure to step down.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2017, 5:46 AM EST
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  • Last month, the Supreme Court overturned President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in August polls.

    Kenyans are voting for the second time in a span of about two months as thousands of security personnel safeguard polling stations while opposition supporters hold protests and attempt to thwart the presidential polls.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 26, 2017, 6:44 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seen as an economy-ruining despot in the West.

    The political upheaval in Zimbabwe descended into confusion on Thursday after President Robert Mugabe, under house arrest for last two days, was photographed shaking hands with the military official who led the takeover.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 17, 2017, 12:42 AM EST
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  • The refugee deaths along the Libya-Italy route across the Mediterranean Sea has seen a dramatic surge recently.

    The heart-rending incident reported from Libya’s western city of Zawiya follows within days after the European Union approved a controversial plan to tide the flow of migrants from the African nation.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 21, 2017, 6:25 AM EST
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