Africa

As 1960 dawned, sub-Saharan Africa braced for historic change: that year, 17 of its countries were destined to gain independence from European colonial powers.

Fanuel Mapfumo has been unable to lift heavy objects since a Zimbabwe police officer fractured his left arm as he was covering a story last August.

DR Congo ex premier calls for war on Rwanda DR Congo ex premier calls for war on Rwanda

A former DR Congo prime minister and opposition leader on Monday called for the government to wage war on neighbouring ...

Belgian court jails Rwandan for 25 years for genocide Belgian court jails Rwandan for 25 years for genocide

A Belgian court on Friday sentenced a former Rwandan official convicted of genocide for his part in his country's 1994 ...

Sierra Leone pro football league gets first female coach Sierra Leone pro football league gets first female coach

One of Sierra Leone's top football clubs has picked a woman to coach its main squad, in a first for the West African ...

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