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XENOPHOBIA: Nigeria’s Buhari arrives in S.Africa

  Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in South Africa on Wednesday for a state visit after an outburst of xenophobic violence in and around Johannesburg stirred tensions between Africa’s leading economic powerhouses. Buhari and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa will meet Thursday to …

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Five additional charges slapped on Arua treason suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five more criminal charges have been added onto the charges against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his co-accused in a case in which they are charged with treason. The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going …

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Tensions high as Albania heads into disputed local polls

Tirana, Albania | AFP |  Albania will on Sunday hold bitterly disputed municipal polls that have snowballed into a democratic crisis, with the opposition boycotting the vote and refusing to recognise its results. The tense election run-up has seen bouts of violence as opposition supporters attacked polling stations around the country …

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Sudan protest leader fears more violence at newly planned demos

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | A prominent Sudanese protest leader has voiced fears of more violence against demonstrators at rallies this week, insisting the June 3 “massacre” at a Khartoum sit-in had been planned. Protest leaders have called for mass rallies against the military on Sunday, the first such nationwide call …

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