Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said on Saturday he had a legitimate claim to lead the southern African nation after rejecting a court ruling that confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the July 30 presidential election.
Zimbabwe’s Chamisa rejects court ruling on Mnangagwa victory
South Africa's government has summoned US Chargé d’Affaires Jessye Lapenn over US President Donald Trump's tweet on Pretoria's land policy.
South Africa summons US chargé d'affaires over Trump’s tweets
Iranian president and foreign minister sent condolence messages to Ghanaian officials on the death of former UN chief Kofi Annan.
Iran president, FM condole with Ghanaian officials on Annan's death
A public inquiry has opened in South Africa, probing alleged corruption under scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma, who is accused of overseeing widespread graft during his nine-year reign.
South Africa inquiry opens into alleged graft under Zuma
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has announced plans to submit a draft bill to parliament equalizing inheritance rights between men and women.
Tunisia plans to equalize inheritance rights
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabweans should now unite to rebuild the economy and put behind them the election period that saw six people being killed after the army stepped in to quell post-election protests this month.
Mnangagwa urges Zimbabweans to unite after post-election unrest
The head of a polling station was killed by suspected extremists on Sunday as Malians voted in a presidential runoff, according to a local official and security sources.
Head of polling station killed in Mali presidential runoff
A court in Egypt has sentenced the chairman of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other senior leaders of the movement to life in prison over charges of alleged incitement to murder and violence during protest rallies five years ago.
Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison
A blockade of Nigeria's parliament on Tuesday by security forces that prevented lawmakers from entering for up to an hour was done without the presidency's knowledge, said the acting president who sacked the head of the security agency.
Nigeria's acting president slams parliamentary blockade
At least five people have been killed and a village razed in an attack by Boko Haram extremists in the northern Nigerian Borno state.
Boko Haram attack leaves 5 dead in Nigerian village

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