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Tigray crisis: Ethiopia orders military response after army base seized

Prime Minister for Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed has ordered a military offensive, after an army base was taken over by forces  loyal to the regional government of Tigray. He leveled accusations against  the region’s ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), of launching the attack. The attack led to “many martyrs, injuries and property damage”,

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Prophet Bushiri freed on bail

Followers of one of Africa’s most popular prophets, Malawian Shepherd Bushiri, have been celebrating outside a court in South Africa after he was released on bail, consequent to his arrest last month on charges of fraud and money laundering. His wife and co-accused, Mary Bushiri, was also set free by a magistrate in the capital,

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Guinea elections: Alpha Condé wins third term amid violent protests

President of Guinea Alpha Condé has won a controversial third term in office, preliminary results show, amid violent protests all over the country. The electoral commission announced that the 82-year-old had taken 59.5% of the vote. The victory however requires endorsement by the Constitutional Court. His opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo, announced that he would contest

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