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  1. Somalia: Farmaajo Holds Talks With Host Erdogan

    04.27 / 15:45 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Dalsan Radio] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Wednesday held bilateral talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on his second day of his tour of…
  2. South Africa: While Others Are Throwing Insults in Pretoria, We're Celebrating - Zuma

    04.27 / 14:35 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma took a jibe at those protesting against him on Freedom Day, saying they spend "lots of money just to insult a certain party and individual instead of…
  3. Kenya: Election Violence Dampening Prospects of Economic Growth

    04.27 / 14:35 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nation] The violence that has hit the primaries of Jubilee and Nasa is sending disturbing signals that are likely to dampen economic…
  4. Zimbabwe: MP Mliswa Attacks Mugabe for Protecting 'Corrupt' Minister Chombo

    04.27 / 12:24 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [New Zimbabwe] NORTON member of parliament Temba Mliswa has accused President Robert Mugabe of protecting the "corrupt" Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo who is also the "most dangerous person" in the ruling Zanu PF…
  5. Somalia: Somali Pirate Sentenced to Life Over U.S. Ashland Attack

    04.27 / 11:18 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Shabelle] A 31-year-old Somali man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for engaging in piracy and other offenses in connection with an attack on a U.S. Navy ship seven years ago, the U.S. Justice Department…
  6. Congo-Kinshasa: 20 Dead in Kasai Amid Lulua-Luba, Chowe-Pende Feud - UN

    04.27 / 10:13 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Al Jazeera] At least 20 people were killed in ethnic clashes last week in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Kasai region, according to the United Nations. The UN's DR Congo mission said in a statement on Wednesday that the clashes took place in the central region, east of the Kasai capital,…
  7. Nigeria: Buhari to Cabinet - Allow Me to Rest

    04.27 / 09:10 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari today stayed away from the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, asking his cabinet to allow him to…
  8. Kenya: Kenyatta, Odinga Allies Kicked out in Party Primaries

    04.27 / 09:10 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nation] Allies of President Kenyatta and Nasa co-principal Raila Odinga have been voted out by a seemingly decisive public in the Jubilee and ODM nominations which have been marked with violence, chaos and…
  9. Zimbabwe: Govt Speaks On South African Police Minister Mbalula Utterances

    04.27 / 09:10 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [The Herald] Government yesterday urged South Africa to follow diplomatic channels if there were issues that need attention, saying the two countries enjoyed very cordial…
  10. Uganda: Under-Fire Labour Minister Accused of Detaining Asian Investor Over Bribe

    04.27 / 07:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -The hard times dogging suspended junior Labour minister Herbert Kabafunzaki seem far from over with the embassy of South Korea now accusing him of detaining their national after he allegedly refused to pay a $5,000 (Shs18m)…
  11. Zimbabwe: Mafikizolo Jets In

    04.27 / 07:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [The Herald] South African duo Mafikizolo is expected in the country today ahead of their concert set for Harare International Conference Centre…
  12. Zimbabwe: Govt, Namibia Sign Three MOUs

    04.27 / 07:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [The Herald] Zimbabwe and Namibia yesterday signed three Memoranda of Understanding in the areas of women, gender and community development, health and sport and recreation. President Mugabe hosted a State banquet in honour of Dr Geingob at State House last night. The banquet was still on by the time of going to press late last night. The MoUs were signed in the presence of President Mugabe, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and visiting Namibian President Hage Geingob and his wife Monica…
  13. East Africa: Region in Joint Effort Against Tax Fraud

    04.27 / 06:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [New Times] Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda say information sharing as well as deeper collaboration will be decisive in tackling tax…
  14. Rwanda: Parliament Review Rwanda, Morocco Double Taxation Bill

    04.27 / 06:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [New Times] Parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security yesterday met with a team from Rwanda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance to discuss the Bill concerning the agreement on tax avoidance signed between Rwanda and…
  15. Nigeria: Again, Nigeria's Ranking Drops On International Press Freedom Index

    04.27 / 06:08 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Premium Times] Amid growing concern over press freedom, Nigeria yet again recorded a fall on the international press freedom index on…
  16. East Africa: Uganda Targets South Sudan, DR Congo With Logistics Hub

    04.27 / 05:02 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is considered a cheaper cargo route for goods bound to South Sudan, than the direct route to from Mombasa to…