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Mozambique ex-rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama laid to rest

Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique laid to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village on Thursday after his unexpected death threw the country's peace process into uncertainty.

Mozambique rebel leader Dhlakama dead: party sources

Mozambique's veteran rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama, who mixed guerrilla warfare with opposition politics, has died aged 65, party sources said Thursday.

Mozambique holds general election October 2019

Mozambique will hold presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections on October 15, 2019, the presidency said on Wednesday, setting the date for a vote that will proceed the southern African country’s emergence as a major gas exporter.

Robert Mugabe: the last of Africa’s fathers of independence

At 93, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is the last living African head of state to have fought for his country’s independence from a colonial power before becoming its leader.

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Governor Emmanuel inaugurates $45m International market

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, on Monday inaugurated the $45 million International market (Urua Nka) in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Banned ex-FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter flying to Moscow for World Cup

Banned former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, will fly to Moscow on Tuesday, his spokesman told Reuters.