Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared the winner of Zimbabwe's presidential election, but the opposition has rejected the results and accused the ruling party of vote rigging.
Mnangagwa declared winner as opposition rejects result
Zimbabwean soldiers ordered shopkeepers to close and leave the center of the capital on Thursday, two store-owners said, the day after three people were killed by troops sent in to disperse crowds of opposition supporters.
Zimbabwe soldiers order Harare shops to close
At least one person has been killed in Zimbabwe's capital when security forces fired on opposition supporters protesting against what they say was electoral fraud.
Zimbabwe opposition march turns into bloodshed in Harare
Police fired tear gas to disperse stone-throwing protesters in Harare on Wednesday as the main opposition leader accused the ruling party of trying to rig the result of Zimbabwe’s election.
Zimbabwe police, opposition supporters clash as ruling party wins majority
Zimbabwe's opposition accused the election commission on Tuesday of deliberately delaying results of this week's vote to favor the ruling party, reporting irregularities in the first poll since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a November coup.
Zimbabwe opposition angry with delay of poll results
Forty civil rights campaigners were held overnight after they staged a protest in DR Congo over sexual violence in the country's conflict-torn central region, activists said Tuesday.
DR Congo nabs 40 for protesting sexual violence
A rescue operation in which an Italian towboat rescued more than 100 migrants and returned them to Libya earlier this week may have been in breach of international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Migrants' return to Libya by Italian boat could breach int’l law: UN
The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea say they have agreed to establish diplomatic relations after more than a decade of animosity, the latest sign of lightning rapprochement in the restive Horn of Africa region.
Somalia, Eritrea plan to establish relations, open embassies
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.
Cambodia's ruling party claims victory in election condemned as 'neither free nor fair'
Violence in Nigeria between semi-nomadic cattle herders and settled farmers has killed around six times more people than deaths related to the Boko Haram insurgency in the first half of 2018, and poses a major threat to the country’s stability, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Thursday.
Nigeria grazing violence kills many more than Boko Haram, poses serious stability threat: think-tank

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