Egypt revives dream of new administrative capital

Workers are building a district to house a new presidential palace, parliament, 32 ministries and foreign embassies.

Journalists hoping for media freedom in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean journalists have been regrouping, trying to forge a way forward in the wake of leadership changes in the country.

Lawmaker injured by debris thrown in Cameroon assembly

Parts of the damaged desk landed on the head of a member of the ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement, causing light injury.

Tanzanian leader 'shocked' by killings of peacekeepers in DR Congo

The soldiers were all members of the Tanzania People's Defence Forces participating in a peacekeeping operation in the conflict-torn eastern region of the country.

Egyptian church cancels meeting with US Vice-President

Egypt's Coptic Church has cancelled a scheduled meeting with US Vice-President Mike pence following Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Zimbabwean’s in SA celebrate as ambassador Moyo heads home

Zimbabwean lobby group #Tajamuka spokesman in South Africa Shelton Chiyangwa said he hoped Mnangagwa would appointed “a people’s person” as the next ambassador.

Aid groups suspend CAR work after spate of killings

"The humanitarian community in CAR continues to pay a heavy price from the rise in criminal activity in northern, southern and southeastern regions," the UN's Ocha said.

Mali rights group calls for trial of coup leader to resume

Sanogo, a former army captain who staged a military coup in Mali the same year, went on trial in November 2016 charged with murdering 21 soldiers.


Five things to know about Zim’s new first lady

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s wife Auxilia was seen standing by his side as he was sworn in.


WATCH: 10 things you didn't know about Grace 'Gucci' Mugabe

Reports by AFP suggest that the military take-over was initiated to halt her advance for presidency.

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