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EU, AU urge Congo leader to unite country after tense polls

EU, AU urge Congo leader to unite country after tense polls

Congo's Constitutional Court on Sunday refused runner-up Martin Fayulu's request for a recount and reaffirmed Tshisekedi's win, despite leaked data attributed to the electoral commission that showed Fayulu won.

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Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, protest crackdown
Zimbabwe Crisis

Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, protest crackdown

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his first priority "is to get Zimbabwe calm, stable and working again".

  • by Farai Mutsaka
Israel link cited in deadly al-Qaeda attack on UN in Mali
Extremism

Israel link cited in deadly al-Qaeda attack on UN in Mali

The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group said the attack was a response to Chadian President Idriss Deby's revival of diplomatic relations with Israel.

'This is worse than Mugabe': Zimbabwe descends into chaos – again
Zimbabwe Crisis

'This is worse than Mugabe': Zimbabwe descends into chaos – again

Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media was circulating a photo of his battered body on the counter of a police station.

Court ruling deepens Congo vote crisis
Election

Court ruling deepens Congo vote crisis

The constitutional court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of of fraud and conspiracy.

US says air strike kills al-Shabaab fighters after Somali base attack
Extremism

US says air strike kills al-Shabaab fighters after Somali base attack

The air strike targeted al-Shabaab fighters who had rammed into the military base 370 kilometres south-west of the capital Mogadishu.

  • by Feisal Omar
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Kenya court orders six suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack
Kenya

Kenya court orders six suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

The official said a total of 11 people were detained as part of the investigation.

  • by Rob Gillies & Christopher Torcia
Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown
Zimbabwe Crisis

Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

The shutdown has cut off access to the electronic bank deposits that Zimbabwe's struggling government uses to pay teachers and other public workers, as well as social media services.

  • by Farai Mutsake
Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead
Crime

Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

The employers of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who was killed late Wednesday night, said he was assassinated.

  • by Francis Kokutse & Gerald Imray
Man who survived September 11 killed in Nairobi terror attack
Terrorism

Man who survived September 11 killed in Nairobi terror attack

An American businessman who died in a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi had missed by only minutes being at his office in the World Trade Center on September 11, according to his father.

  • by Siobhán O'Grady
No Australians killed in Kenya attack: DFAT
Terrorism

No Australians killed in Kenya attack: DFAT

Despite earlier reports, a man killed in an attack in Nairobi was not an Australian citizen, government officials say.