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  1. News24.com | Zimbabwe's new law on judges angers Mugabe critics

    07.26 / 18:25 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A bill allowing President Robert Mugabe to appoint senior judges has sparked outrage from Zimbabwean opposition and activists who said it marked a new power-grab by the authoritarian…
  2. News24.com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Buhari, Gabon

    07.26 / 18:25 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly admitted that her two sons have become wild, and a court has freed a Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu…
  3. News24.com | Egypt police kill four suspected in mid-July attack: ministry

    07.26 / 18:25 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Egyptian police shot dead four militants and arrested two others accused of involvement in the mid-July killing of five policemen, the interior ministry has…
  4. News24.com | UN helicopter crashes in Mali accident: UN source

    07.26 / 16:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A UN helicopter crashed in northern Mali in an apparent accident while serving with the 12 000-strong peacekeeping force in the country, a UN source has told…
  5. News24.com | Egypt squatters lose homes as state seizes land

    07.26 / 16:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Hala Gamal looks at a pile of rubble on Cairo's Warraq island - all that's left of her house after a police operation to evict residents accused of squatting on state…
  6. News24.com | MDC appeals to SADC, AU and UN over violence in Zim

    07.26 / 16:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the MDC party has appealed to regional and internationals bodies to rein in President Robert Mugabe over an upsurge in politically motivated violence in the southern African c…
  7. News24.com | At least 8 dead in building collapse in Nigeria's Lagos

    07.26 / 16:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A four-story residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city and killed at least eight people, emergency officials and an Associated Press photographer in Lagos have…
  8. News24.com | 'There is no cash crisis in Zimbabwe,' says Finance minister

    07.26 / 15:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwe's finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has denied the biting cash shortages, saying "the government was satisfied with the prevailing liquidity position in the country,” says a r…
  9. News24.com | Burundi's exiles call world's attention to deadly crisis

    07.26 / 15:23 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence back…
  10. News24.com | Court frees Nigerian man who named his dog after President Buhari

    07.26 / 14:16 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A Nigerian court has reportedly dismissed charges filed against a man in Ogun state, who named his dog…
  11. News24.com | Rwanda targets high-end tourist market

    07.26 / 14:16 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Nicaraguan singer Hernaldo Zuniga brought his entire family to trek through the lush forests and mist-shrouded volcanoes of northwestern Rwanda in search of mountain…
  12. News24.com | Boko Haram ambushes oil convoy in Nigeria, killing soldiers

    07.26 / 12:15 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Authorities in northern Nigeria say at least 10 military personnel have been killed and a similar number of university workers are unaccounted for after Boko Haram extremists attacked the…
  13. News24.com | Zim hospital 'illegally dumps blood, children use it as nail polish, lipstick' - report

    07.26 / 11:17 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A Zimbabwean hospital has reportedly been charged with breaching the environmental health act after it allegedly dumped blood and other medical waste at an open dumpsite, thereby posing serious health…
  14. News24.com | Gunmen kidnap at least 10 on Nigeria oil exploration mission

    07.26 / 10:14 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Gunmen believed to be Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped at least 10 members of an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria, colleagues and the state-run oil firm…
  15. News24.com | At least 4 Mali civilians killed in suspected jihadist attack

    07.26 / 10:14 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least four civilians, including a child, have been killed in an attack by suspected jihadist militants in northeast Mali, security and official sources…
  16. News24.com | Grace Mugabe admits 'sleepless nights' as sons go wild in SA... suspects 'evil spirits'

    07.26 / 09:12 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly admitted that her two sons – Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine – have become wild and have taken to beer binges and dru…
  17. News24.com | Libyan rivals agree in France to cease-fire, elections

    07.26 / 09:12 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Two rival Libyan leaders have committed themselves to a cease-fire, working toward presidential and parliamentary elections and finding a roadmap to secure lawless Libya against terrorism and trafficking of all…
  18. News24.com | 'I couldn't feel my legs,' says man hurt when Gabon cops broke up rally for Ping

    07.26 / 07:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least 10 people have been injured in Libreville as Gabon police broke up a rally organised to mark the return of opposition leader Jean Ping following a trip to…
  19. News24.com | Young Nigerians push for removal of political age limits

    07.26 / 07:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Hundreds of young Nigerians have marched on the country's parliament, calling for lawmakers to remove age barriers on political posts, including the…
  20. News24.com | Libyan rivals voice joint support for ceasefire, elections

    07.26 / 05:02 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The two main rivals in conflict-ridden Libya have made a joint commitment to calling a ceasefire and holding elections that French President Emmanuel Macron says would take place in spring…