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Ethiopia Ruling Party Scores Landslide Victory In General Elections

 A second round of national elections will take place on Sept. 6, 2021. The post Ethiopia Ruling Party Scores Landslide Victory In General Elections appeared first on Zenger News.

South Africa’s Ex-President Zuma Turns Himself In For 15-month Prison Term

Zuma compared the judges who handed him the sentence to the country's apartheid rulers. The post South Africa’s Ex-President Zuma Turns Himself In For 15-month Prison Term appeared first on Zenger News.

Zimbabwe’s Civil War Victims’ 38-Year-Long Cry For Justice

President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga held top security positions when atrocities happened.  The post Zimbabwe’s Civil War Victims’ 38-Year-Long Cry For Justice appeared first on Zenger News.

China Proposes ‘Africa Quad’ With Germany, France: Report

China and Europe should view each other’s differences in a correct way, rationally handle divergences: Xi Jinping. The post China Proposes ‘Africa Quad’ With Germany, France: Report appeared first on Zenger News.

Nigeria’s Kaduna State Closes 13 Schools Following Gunmen Attack

Kidnap-for-ransom industry targeting vulnerable students has severely disrupted education in northern Nigeria. The post Nigeria’s Kaduna State Closes 13 Schools Following Gunmen Attack appeared first on Zenger News.

South Africa’s Ex-President Zuma Refuses To Serve 15-Month Prison Sentence

During his term, corruption became so entrenched that the allegations against him are termed “state capture”. The post South Africa’s Ex-President Zuma Refuses To Serve 15-Month Prison Sentence appeared first on Zenger News.

Ex-Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo Returns Home After ICC Acquittal, Divorces Wife

For 10 years, Gbabgo was facing crimes against humanity charges at the International Criminal Court. The post Ex-Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo Returns Home After ICC Acquittal, Divorces Wife appeared first on Zenger News.

Tigray Rebel Forces Decline Ethiopian Government’s Unilateral Ceasefire Declaration

Rebels reject the ceasefire declaration after capturing Tigray's regional capital, Mekelle. The post Tigray Rebel Forces Decline Ethiopian Government’s Unilateral Ceasefire Declaration appeared first on Zenger News.

US Terms Ethiopia’s Ceasefire Declaration A ‘Positive Step’

The ceasefire declaration came after rebel fighters recaptured Mekelle, the capital of the restive Tigray province. The post US Terms Ethiopia’s Ceasefire Declaration A ‘Positive Step’ appeared first on Zenger News.

South Africa’s Ex-president Jacob Zuma Sentenced To 15 Months Imprisonment 

Zuma failed to appear before a commission investigating a corruption scandal during his term from 2009-2018. The post South Africa’s Ex-president Jacob Zuma Sentenced To 15 Months Imprisonment  appeared first on Zenger News.

UN Peacekeeping Chief Accuses Russia Of Human Rights Abuses In Africa

Jean Pierre Lacroix said Russian personnel are responsible for human rights violations in the Central African Republic. The post UN Peacekeeping Chief Accuses Russia Of Human Rights Abuses In Africa appeared first on Zenger News.

Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients 

President Yoweri Museveni reimposed a 42-day countrywide lockdown as deaths rise. The post Can’t Breathe: Uganda Runs Out Of Oxygen For Covid-19 Patients  appeared first on Zenger News.
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Killer School Kidnapers Release 28 Nigerian Students

Bandits gunned down a police guard and are now demanding more ransom money for a further 81 hostages. The post Killer School Kidnapers Release 28 Nigerian Students appeared first on Zenger News.

Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament

The sacking of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi follows violent protests over the government's handling of the pandemic. The post Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament appeared first on Zenger News.

Ethiopia Completes Second Phase Of Filling Africa’s Largest Dam, Angering Egypt And Sudan 

Egypt and Sudan fear that a severe reduction in the River Nile waters due to the Ethiopian dam could threaten their people. The post Ethiopia Completes Second Phase Of Filling Africa’s Largest Dam, Angering Egypt And Sudan  appeared first on Zenger News.