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  1. News24.com | DRC opposition calls 'ghost town' protest as crisis grows

    03.30 / 15:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition have called for a stay-home stoppage for Monday to force President Joseph Kabila to implement a deal on sharing…
  2. News24.com | A solution to Somali piracy is in sight – local communities hold the key

    03.30 / 15:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Any relapse of piracy is likely to foster an even more dangerous brand of hijackings on Somali waters. It's therefore an opportune time to address piracy once and for all, writes Stephanie…
  3. News24.com | Morocco hosts month-long African art festival

    03.30 / 14:43 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Morocco is hosting a month-long festival to celebrate African art and culture, featuring some of the continent's most prominent…
  4. News24.com | Why collaboration could help the Niger Delta overcome its difficulties

    03.30 / 14:43 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Nigeria needs a collaborative approach involving voluntary partnerships between the state, an international development agency, the business sector and civil society to solve its problems, writes Adrian…
  5. News24.com | SA to appear before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan's Al-Bashir

    03.30 / 12:31 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    South Africa is set to appear before the ICC next week to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an AU summit in the country in June 2015", a statement…
  6. News24.com | How to make an internet ofiIntelligent things work for Africa

    03.30 / 12:31 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment, writes Martin…
  7. News24.com | AFP photographer held for 24 hours in eastern Libya

    03.30 / 11:27 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    AFP's photographer in the Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, has been released after a 24-hour detention by the security services over his coverage of a public…
  8. News24.com | Angry parents destroy witchcraft accused's property

    03.30 / 09:18 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Police in Malawi reportedly used teargas to disperse rioting parents who accused a businessman of bewitching their…
  9. News24.com | Tanzanians protest detention for 4 years without trial

    03.30 / 08:14 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least 60 Tanzanian Muslims say they have been held for four years without trial on terror charges and have threatened to boycott any future hearings, local media reported…
  10. News24.com | DRC to probe deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

    03.30 / 05:04 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    DRC's government says it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave after disappearing more than two weeks…
  11. News24.com | 146 migrants feared missing after boat capsizes in Med

    03.29 / 20:00 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    About 146 migrants are feared missing after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, according to a Gambian man who was rescued following the disaster, says the United Nations' refugee…
  12. News24.com | Libyan premier calls for dialogue between rivals

    03.29 / 20:00 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Libya's UN-backed prime minister has called for dialogue between political rivals to resolve crisis in the north African…
  13. News24.com | Uganda hails surrender of senior LRA commander

    03.29 / 20:00 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Uganda's army has hailed the surrender of a senior commander of the Lord's Resistance Army who was in charge of communication for leader Joseph…
  14. News24.com | Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

    03.29 / 20:00 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The price of ivory in China has dropped sharply as the country plans to end the legal trade in ivory later this year, a leading elephant conservation group said in a new…
  15. News24.com | Kenya court orders parliament to pass gender quota

    03.29 / 18:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Kenya's High Court has given parliament 60 days to enact legislation that would make it obligatory to have more female lawmakers, or face…
  16. News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, I Coast, Moz

    03.29 / 18:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ex-Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, and stakes are high in Montepuez where the discovery of rubies has led to violence among…
  17. News24.com | Swedish police probe deaths of UN expects in DRC

    03.29 / 18:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Sweden's national police has said it has initiated a murder investigation into the death in Democratic Republic of Congo of a Swedish expert for the United Nations, two days after the bodies of the woman and an American colleague were found in a shallow…
  18. News24.com | Ghana seeks new dawn for struggling power sector

    03.29 / 17:31 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ghana's new government is looking to fix a crippling power crisis with a complete overhaul of its deficit-ridden energy sector including a boost for solar…
  19. News24.com | Tanzanian Muslims detained without trial protest

    03.29 / 17:31 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Dozens of Tanzanian Muslims accused of terror offences have said they would boycott pre-trial trial hearings to protest spending four years in custody, their families barred from…
  20. News24.com | AFP photographer arrested in eastern Libya

    03.29 / 17:31 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    AFP's photographer in the Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, has been arrested at his home by the security services of eastern Libya, his family has…