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Mali's president resigns and dissolves parliament after mutiny

19th August 2020 Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned on Tuesday and dissolved parliament hours after mutinying soldiers detained him at gunpoint at a... 

ANC KZN reshuffles leadership deck in hopes of proper service delivery

18th August 2020 The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal has decided to change its leadership at various municipalities across the province in order to speed... 

Eastern Cape government officials investigated over Covid-19 tenders

18th August 2020 Ten government employees from the Eastern Cape are being investigated after it came to light that they were allegedly doing business with the... 


Eskom to implement rolling power cuts as generation units break down

18th August 2020 South African utility Eskom said on Tuesday it would implement rolling blackouts from 4pm until 10pm, and again the following day, after breakdowns... 

Sudan security forces fire tear gas at protesters on anniversary of political power-sharing deal

18th August 2020 Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters, some burning car tyres, who gathered to mark the anniversary on Monday... 

Kenya private sector vows to fight corruption related to Covid-19 procurement

18th August 2020 The Kenya Private Sector Alliance has vowed to play its part in combating graft, amid rising public concern about  alleged corruption surrounding... 

SA coalition urges parliament to draft a better, fresh bill amending Copyright Act

18th August 2020 South Africa's parliament must go back to the drawing board and begin a fresh process that results in a better amendment of the country's Copyright... 

Talks surrounding Ethiopia's contentious mega-dam to resume

17th August 2020 Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to present draft proposals within two days regarding the ongoing dispute over the management of the... 

Kigali temporarily closes two major markets following Covid-19 spike

17th August 2020 The city of Kigali in Rwanda has announced the temporary closure of two of its major markets following a surge in Covid-19 cases, effective Monday.... 

Social Development Dept avails R1m to combat gender-based violence

17th August 2020 The Department of Social Development has allocated R100-million in financial assistance to organisations combating gender-based violence across the... 

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