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At least 10 dead in Ethiopia protests over autonomy

At least 10 people died in clashes between protesters and security forces in Ethiopia’s southern region on Monday, health officials said, the latest violence as myriad ethnic groups clamour for more autonomy.

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SA envoys arrive in Zimbabwe, meet with Mnangagwa

President Cyril Ramaphosa's envoys to Zimbabwe, Sydney Mufamadi and Baleka Mbete, met with Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday.

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“SA should respond to gender abuse with the same vigour as Covid-19”

In August 2018, there was a watershed moment in South Africa when a sea of women from all walks of life marched nationwide against the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF).

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Tanzania restricts foreign-made media content

The Tanzanian authorities have banned all domestic broadcasters from carrying foreign-made content without permission from the government.

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Fears Mauritius vessel may 'break in two' as cracks appear

Large cracks have reportedly appeared in the hull of a cargo ship leaking oil in Mauritius, prompting the prime minister to warn it may "break in two".

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US COVID-19 deaths drop for first time in four weeks

The US death toll from coronavirus (COVID-19) fell 16% to about 7,200 people last week, the first decline in deaths after four weeks of increases, according to a Reuters tally of state and county reports.

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SA mourns legendary broadcaster

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the late Bob Mabena as an "exceptional talent". The legendary radio broadcaster died of a cardiac arrest on Monday afternoon, Power FM confirmed.

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Tunisia PM designate to form technocratic government without parties

Tunisia’s prime minister-designate said on Monday he would form a purely technocratic government following wrangling among political parties over the formation of the country’s next administration.

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SA records 3 740 new coronavirus cases, 213 deaths on Monday

South Africa has recorded 213 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 10 621.

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Nigerian singer sentenced to death for blasphemy

A musician in Nigeria's northern state of Kano has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming against the Prophet Muhammad.

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