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Zambia’s President Guy Scott sacked by Patriotic Front

Zambia’s President Guy Scott sacked by Patriotic Front

(BBC) – Zambia’s Patriotic Front (PF) has suspended President Guy Scott for “not respecting the constitution”, a spokesman has told the BBC. 00    Read More »

Exposing Zimbabwe’s illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs for recreational use

Exposing Zimbabwe’s illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs for recreational use

This Wednesday, 19 November 2014, Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates goes undercover on the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe to reveal the illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs and their shocking popularity as recreational drugs.   00    Read More »

Emir of Kano calls Nigerians to arms over Boko Haram

Emir of Kano calls Nigerians to arms over Boko Haram

One of northern Nigeria’s most influential Muslim leaders has called on people to defend themselves against attacks by the Boko Haram militant Islamist group. 00    Read More »

Nigeria army ‘retakes Chibok’ from Boko Haram

Nigeria army ‘retakes Chibok’ from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern town of Chibok, which was seized by Boko Haram militants on Thursday. 00    Read More »

Burkina Faso declares Michel Kafando interim president

Burkina Faso declares Michel Kafando interim president

Political and military leaders in Burkina Faso have chosen a former foreign minister, Michel Kafando, to be the country’s interim president. 00    Read More »

Nigeria army ‘recaptures Mubi from Boko Haram’

Nigeria army ‘recaptures Mubi from Boko Haram’

The Nigerian army has recaptured the north-eastern town of Mubi from militant Islamist group Boko Haram, the state governor has said. 00    Read More »

Africa Cup of Nations: Caf to reveal hosts in two to three days

Africa Cup of Nations: Caf to reveal hosts in two to three days

The new hosts for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will be named in “two or three days”, says the Confederation of African Football (Caf). 00    Read More »

Sudan president guards killed at Khartoum palace

Sudan president guards killed at Khartoum palace

(BBC) – Two security guards have been killed by a man armed with a knife outside Sudan’s presidential palace in the capital Khartoum, officials say. 00    Read More »

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant in line for Ghana job

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant in line for Ghana job

(BBC) – Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant will be named Ghana coach if he can reach a financial agreement with the country’s football association. 00    Read More »

Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund

Ebola outbreak: Africa sets up $28.5m crisis fund

Top African business leaders have established an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak. 00    Read More »

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