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Report: Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire sues police for $65 000

Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire has reportedly "filed a $65 000 lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) for unlawful arrest and detention at the height of his anti-government protests last year".

Changing Swaziland’s name ‘won’t happen overnight and won’t be costly’ – ministry

Swaziland's ministry of home affairs has reportedly said that the changing of the country’s name to the Kingdom of eSwatini "won't happen overnight".

Commonwealth Games: Missing African athletes rises to 13

African athletes committing vanishing acts at the Australian Commonwealth Games have increased to 13, with five more from Uganda and Rwanda also disappearing.

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.

Zambia withdraws military personnel deployed to fight cholera

Zambia has withdrawn military personnel deployed in December to help clean up the capital and other cities at the height of a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 80 people in seven months, the government said on Wednesday.

South Africa looks to strip Gupta brother’s residency

South Africa has launched proceedings to strip the permanent residency status of one of the lynchpins of a controversial Indian business family accused of corruption, an official said on Sunday.

Israeli intelligence helped stop 2017 Australia terror plot to blow up plane

Israeli military intelligence helped thwart a Sydney-based terror plot to use a home-made bomb to blow up an Etihad flight, an Australian government minister confirmed on Thursday.

Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas

Australia on Tuesday warned athletes planning to compete in the Commonwealth Games this April that anyone caught overstaying their visas after the event will be dealt with firmly.

Zimbabwean govt urges Kenya to stop ‘outspoken’ Robert Mugabe ally Twitter rants – report

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly asked Kenya to help stop an ally of former president Robert Mugabe from posting provocative tweets against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa under fire over cabinet of deadwoods

A week after he took over Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has come under fire for unveiling a debut cabinet that was far from the change promised and anticipated.

Opposition lawmaker shot in Tanzania’s capital – official

A prominent opposition figure in Tanzania was shot near his home in the capital, a government official said Thursday, in an attack that shocked the East African nation known for its relative peace and stability.

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