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    News24.com | Zim leader calls for 'calm, peace' amid violent protests over fuel hikes

    News24.com | Zim leader calls for 'calm, peace' amid violent protests over fuel hikes


    Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for "calm and peace" as the southern African country entered its third day of protests over the recent fuel...

    Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for "calm and peace" as the southern African country entered its third day of protests over the recent fuel hikes.
    News24.com | WATCH: 'The whole of South Africa has turned a blind eye' - Zimbabwean protesters

    News24.com | WATCH: 'The whole of South Africa has turned a blind eye' - Zimbabwean protesters


    A group of protesters have been demonstrating outside Zimbabwe's embassy in Pretoria, calling for South Africa to help stop the violence against protesters in the neighbouring...

    A group of protesters have been demonstrating outside Zimbabwe's embassy in Pretoria, calling for South Africa to help stop the violence against protesters in the neighbouring country.
    News24.com |  PICS: Zimbabwe police arrest prominent govt critic Pastor Mawarire

    News24.com | PICS: Zimbabwe police arrest prominent govt critic Pastor Mawarire


    Zimbabwe police have arrest prominent government critic Evan Mawarire, as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered...

    Zimbabwe police have arrest prominent government critic Evan Mawarire, as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.
    News24.com | Zimbabwe crisis: What you need to know

    News24.com | Zimbabwe crisis: What you need to know


    Zimbabwe's anti-government protest strike has entered day three with streets, particularly in Harare, said to be deserted. Here is what you need to...

    Zimbabwe's anti-government protest strike has entered day three with streets, particularly in Harare, said to be deserted. Here is what you need to know.
    News24.com | DRC vote data reveals massive election fraud – report

    News24.com | DRC vote data reveals massive election fraud – report


    The Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition leader Martin Fayulu was a clear winner in the central African nation’s December 19 polls, according to data obtained by the Financial...

    The Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition leader Martin Fayulu was a clear winner in the central African nation’s December 19 polls, according to data obtained by the Financial Times
    News24.com | WATCH: Kenyan police officer reports 15 bodies

    News24.com | WATCH: Kenyan police officer reports 15 bodies


    A Kenyan police officer says 15 bodies have been taken to the morgue after an attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi claimed by the al-Shabab extremist...

    A Kenyan police officer says 15 bodies have been taken to the morgue after an attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi claimed by the al-Shabab extremist group.
    News24.com | WATCH: More gunfire heard in Kenya's capital

    News24.com | WATCH: More gunfire heard in Kenya's capital


    Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya's capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday's...

    Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya's capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday's attack.
    News24.com | Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

    News24.com | Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day


    Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of...

    Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.
    News24.com | Top Africa stories: Kenya hotel attack, Zim fuel protests

    News24.com | Top Africa stories: Kenya hotel attack, Zim fuel protests


    Somali terror group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, and Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires over fuel...

    Somali terror group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, and Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires over fuel hikes.
    News24.com | Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital: witnesses

    News24.com | Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital: witnesses


    Sudanese police have fired tear gas at crowds of people chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, witnesses have said, after organisers of anti-government demonstrations called for new...

    Sudanese police have fired tear gas at crowds of people chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, witnesses have said, after organisers of anti-government demonstrations called for new protests.
    News24.com | Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

    News24.com | Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman


    Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his...

    Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.
    News24.com | WATCH: 3 dead, internet still down as Zim tightens crackdown over protests

    News24.com | WATCH: 3 dead, internet still down as Zim tightens crackdown over protests


    Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party has said, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel...

    Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party has said, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel prices.
    News24.com | Libya's paramilitary force to 'cleanse' country's south

    News24.com | Libya's paramilitary force to 'cleanse' country's south


    A spokesperson for Libya's powerful paramilitary based in the eastern city of Benghazi says its troops are launching an operation "to cleanse" the country's south of Islamic militants and...

    A spokesperson for Libya's powerful paramilitary based in the eastern city of Benghazi says its troops are launching an operation "to cleanse" the country's south of Islamic militants and criminals.
    News24.com | South Sudan pursues fragile peace, but people remain wary

    News24.com | South Sudan pursues fragile peace, but people remain wary


    South Sudan opposition commander Moses Lokujo flips through his notes, explaining international humanitarian law to an attentive group of senior...

    South Sudan opposition commander Moses Lokujo flips through his notes, explaining international humanitarian law to an attentive group of senior officers.
    News24.com | DRC Constitutional Court begins election appeal hearing

    News24.com | DRC Constitutional Court begins election appeal hearing


    Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court has begun hearing an appeal against the presidential election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin...

    Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court has begun hearing an appeal against the presidential election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin Fayulu.
    News24.com | New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary

    News24.com | New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary


    Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution's unfulfilled...

    Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises.
    News24.com | OVERVIEW: Zim military helicopter fires teargas at demonstrators in capital Harare

    News24.com | OVERVIEW: Zim military helicopter fires teargas at demonstrators in capital Harare


    More violence is expected on the Zimbabwean streets on day two of the national shutdown, with reports saying that the opposition Movement for Democratic Change offices in Harare were set alight last night. Follow the live...

    More violence is expected on the Zimbabwean streets on day two of the national shutdown, with reports saying that the opposition Movement for Democratic Change offices in Harare were set alight last night. Follow the live updates.