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Report: South African Police Lied Over Marikana Shootings in Which 34 Miners Killed

A commission of inquiry found that South African police lied about the Marikana shootings last years in which 34 striking miners at the Lonmin-owned...

Catherine Samba-Panza Elected President by Central African Republic Lawmakers

Catherine Samba-Panza has been chosen as the interim president for the troubled Central African Republic. She edged out Desire Kolingba, the son of a...

Anene Booysen, South African Teen Gang-Raped and Disemboweled, Laid to Rest in Bredasdorp

#RIP Anene Booysen:  Hundreds gathered in South Africa to pay final respects to Anene Booysen, 17, was found brutally raped and left for dead...
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Protesters Demand Congolese President Joseph Kabila Step Down After Mandate Expires

By Aaron Ross and Tim CocksKINSHASA (Reuters) - Protests erupted in several neighborhoods of the Congolese capital Kinshasa late on Monday and police fired...
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Robert Mugabe Removed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador Following Widespread Outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was removed as the World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador after the move prompted widespread outrage by "Western donors and...

YCL’s Buti Manamela: Obama Touring Africa Over Fears of Chinese Infiltration into Vast African...

 South Africa's Young Communist League national secretary Buti Manamela says President Obama has disappointed millions. He says, “In reality, Obama is here for trade...
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South Africa’s Ruling ANC Party Suffers Biggest Loss Since Apartheid

By James MachariaJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The African National Congress lost its grip on local government in Tshwane, home of South Africa's capital Pretoria, as...

15 Year Old Alleged Rape Victim ‘to be Flogged’ for Premarital Sex in Maldives

A 15 year old girl is facing lashing in the Maldives after she admitted to having premarital sex. The girl was allegedly raped by...

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, Who Led Fight Against Ebola in Sierra Leone, Dies from...

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, who led the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, died from the virus. Government officials have hailed Khan, 39, as...

Top Al-Shabaab Militant Zakariye Ahmed Ismail Hersi Surrenders to Somali Police

Top al-Shabaab militant Zakariye Ahmed Ismail Hersi surrendered to Somali police. BBC News said Hersi, a leading figure in the group's intelligence wing, surrendered to...

Swaziland Outlaws ‘Rape-Provoking’ Mini-Skirts, Tops Exposing Mid-Riffs, But Allows Traditional Costumes

MINI-SKIRT BAN IN SWAZILAND:  Women wearing mini-skirts or tops exposing their midriff risk arrest in Swaziland, police spokeswoman Wendy Hleta said. BBC reports, Hleta said...

Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor Found Guilty of War Crimes for Aiding and Abetting...

BREAKING NEWS:  Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes, including crimes of aiding and abetting rebels against humanity, murder, enslavement,...

Oscar Pistorius: Nike Ad “I am the Bullet in the Chamber” Taken Down After...

A Nike ad featuring Oscar Pistorius with the phrase “I am the bullet in the chamber,” has been taken down from Oscar Pistorius' website in...

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