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News24.com | Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence - lawyers

A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said.

News24.com | Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport

A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday.

News24.com | Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu

A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province.

News24.com | 19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast - police

Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police say.

News24.com | Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe

Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said.

News24.com | Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march

Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare.

News24.com | Zimbabwe police ban another protest over economic woes

Police cite 'security concerns' in banning demonstration planned for Monday in Bulawayo city.

News24.com | Sudan's Bashir 'got $90m from Saudi royals'

Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial.

News24.com | Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad's President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces, authorising summary shootings to "save the majority", after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.

News24.com | WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo

Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare.

News24.com | Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact

A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule.

News24.com | 'New Sudan': Thousands celebrate as protesters, army sign deal

Cheering crowds fill Khartoum streets after generals and protest leaders ink final deal for transitional government.

News24.com | Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government

Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality.

News24.com | Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal

Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict.

News24.com | Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom

A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday.

News24.com | First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province

The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said.

News24.com | WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.

News24.com | Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban

Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police.

News24.com | Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule.

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