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Kenya TV stations to remain off-air after Odinga ‘inauguration’

Kenya TV stations to remain off-air after Odinga ‘inauguration’

Three of Kenya’s biggest television stations will remain off-air until further notice because they had planned to broadcast the opposition leader’s unofficial “inauguration” in Nairobi. Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i told reporters they would stay closed until investigations were complete. Shortly after he spoke, opposition MP Tom Kajwang was arrested. Mr Kajwang played a prominent role […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to sanctions

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa seeks end to sanctions

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seeking the removal of sanctions imposed by Western countries, saying they are crippling national development. He also indicated that elections due next July could be brought forward. Speaking to governing Zanu-PF party leaders, Mr Mnangagwa said the government would do everything to make sure they were credible, free and […]

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Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight

Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been hurt in a prison brawl, less than two weeks after his sentence for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was more than doubled. The disgraced Paralympian was allegedly involved in a fight over the use of a public phone, a prison department spokesman told the BBC. Pistorius, […]

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