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Disappointment as Mnangagwa names new cabinet

The cabinet has several officials who were also in Robert Mugabe's cabinet, leading to fears nothing might change.

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Africa solidarity is a 'pillar of Palestinian struggle'

Senior Hamas leader says Palestinians depend on African allies for symbolic support in their struggle against Israel.

Senior Hamas leader Musa Abu Marzouk

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Kenyatta sworn in as president of Kenya

President Kenyatta sworn in for a second and final five-year term, after months of unrest that rocked the nation.

Kasarani stadium

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Mali delays regional elections amid security concerns

Amid rising attacks on UN soldiers, government says election to be held in April next year, not as previously scheduled.

French military

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UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attacks

Four peacekeepers killed and 21 others injured near the border with Niger during joint operations with Malian soldiers.

UN peacekeepers

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Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania has bolstered a contentious law on apostasy after an appeals court ordered the release of a local blogger.

President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

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Emmerson Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe witnessing new democracy

In first public remarks since returning to country, Emmerson Mnangagwa tells supporters he wants to grow the economy.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

State broadcaster says former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will take up role following Robert Mugabe's resignation.

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Robert Mugabe's resignation letter in full

A transcript of President Robert Mugabe's letter of resignation, as read by Zimbabwean parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda.

Jacob Mudenda

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Robert Mugabe resigns: World reaction

Leaders from across the world have reacted to Robert Mugabe's resignation, who led Zimbabwe for 37 years.

Robert Mugabe

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