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    Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
    Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
    It was October 25, 2012. A group of heavily armed men forced their way into the house of a Congolese doctor just as he was returning home. One of...
    How Bush Snr's failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties
    How Bush Snr's failed Somalia intervention shaped US-Africa ties
    While many have eulogised the former US president for shaping world politics during turbulent times, on the African continent the death of George...
    Kinshasa is drowning in waste
    Kinshasa is drowning in waste
    The area in front of Kinshasa's main station is bustling with activity. And everybody has to make their way through piles of garbage. Passing vehicles whirl up plastic and...
    Buhari denies clone rumours
    Buhari denies clone rumours
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied a rumour floating...
    Power vacuum in Gabon: End of the Bongo dynasty?
    Power vacuum in Gabon: End of the Bongo dynasty?
    The Gabonese president has been receiving medical treatment at the King Faisal Hospital in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh since October 24. He is...
    CAR's Colonel 'Rambo' to face war crimes charges in The Hague
    CAR's Colonel 'Rambo' to face war crimes charges in The Hague
    Alfred Yekatom, a former militia leader in the Central African Republic (CAR), was extradited to The Hague on Saturday to stand trial at the...
    EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns
    EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns
    On Thursday, the 28-member European Union said it was reviewing its financial support to Tanzania. "The EU and its member states are concerned...
    WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
    WHO braces for six more months of Ebola in DRC
    The latest outbreak of the deadly virus in north eastern DRC has killed over 209 people, World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter...
    Cameroon stunned by mass kidnap of children
    Cameroon stunned by mass kidnap of children
    A video of the children...
    Africa's new debt crisis
    Africa's new debt crisis
    Ghana is usually seen in a positive light abroad. It's associated with a peaceful change of government, functioning democracy and a government that...
    Mozambique shaken after string of mysterious murders, crime spree
    Mozambique shaken after string of mysterious murders, crime spree
    Until a year ago, Mozambique's most northern province was known for its idyllic beaches and palm trees. But since October last year, unsettling news has emerged out of the...
    Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
    Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clan
    The news hit like a bomb in Luanda: Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, was arrested on Monday in Luanda...