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News24’s breaking news wire service brings you the latest South African, African and international news reports and press updates from newsrooms across the country. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | Zimbabwe police ban another protest over economic woes

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