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October 3, 2017 3:06 PM Nyusi re-elected party president in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique | AFP | Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi vowed on Monday to push ahead with national peace talks after he was overwhelmingly re-elected leader of the ruling Frelimo party at a five-yearly conference. Nyusi, who has ruled the country since 2015 and is likely to stand again in 2019 presidential elections, recently held preliminary talks 121

October 1, 2017 2:38 AM 29 hurt as French football stadium barrier collapses

Twenty-nine fans were hurt, five of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed Saturday at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens as away supporters celebrated their opening goal. A fence separating Lille fans from the pitch gave way as they surged forward to celebrate the goal against Amiens, a regional rival that has just been promoted to the top flight 135

September 30, 2017 9:32 PM Twenty fans injured during French soccer game after security barrier breaks in stands

Twenty people were injured, three of the seriously, after a barrier came down during a top-flight soccer game in France on Saturday, sending dozens of fans tumbling from the stands onto the field. The incident occurred around 15 minutes into the game at the Stade de Licorne, Ligue 1 team Amiens’ home stadium, after visiting team Lille scored. Crammed 118

September 26, 2017 10:48 PM New Angolan president sworn in

VP Mphoko was standing in for President Mugabe. The ceremony was held at the Agostinho Neto Memorial. The venue was packed by supporters of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), victors of the August 23 election. MPLA has ruled Angola since the country attained independence from Portugal in 1975. Also to take oath of office yesterday 141

September 25, 2017 10:38 PM Angola invites 26 heads of state to new president's inauguration, over a dozen arrive

Angola is expecting 26 heads of state and government to the inauguration of newly elected president João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on Tuesday. Among the invited guests are Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Teresa May, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Angolan foreign affairs 131

September 24, 2017 9:24 AM Uber Regroups After London Taxi Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

Uber Technologies Inc. is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court. Tom Elvidge, general manager of Uber in London, told the newspaper his company would like to meet to resolve the situation. Rival Lyft Inc., a start-up 126

September 24, 2017 12:45 AM Kenya stripped of Chan 2018 hosting right

Kenya has been stripped off the hosting right for the 2018 African Nations Championship following Caf Executive Committee meeting in Accra, Ghana on Saturday. Caf president Ahmad Ahmad and his collaborators arrived in the country on Friday ahead of the 2017 Wafu final between Ghana and Nigeria which is slated for Sunday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium 127

September 16, 2017 1:05 AM MUGABE A POLL FRAUDSTER: MDC Explodes

President Robert Mugabe became the first citizen to register under the biometric voter registration (BVR) yesterday in what has enraged the opposition after the Zanu PF leader partook in the exercise in the comfort of his official residence — the State House. Mugabe and his wife, Grace, were the first Zimbabweans to be registered bio-metrically by the Zimbabwe 102

September 13, 2017 12:34 AM Mbeki pays emotional visit to cemetery

Lusaka - South African President Thabo Mbeki on Saturday laid wreaths at the graves of African National Congress guerrillas who died in exile in Zambia, and thanked Lusaka for its role in helping to liberate his country. At a military memorial in Lusaka's Leopard's Hill cemetery, Mbeki laid a wreath on the grave of former ANC Secretary-General Duma Nokwe 115

September 11, 2017 2:08 AM Hundreds killed in Christmas massacre

Kinshasa - Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army rebels killed more than 400 people in Christmas massacres in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Caritas aid charity said on Tuesday. The rebels denied any responsibility and accused troops from DR Congo, Uganda and South Sudan of "bombing" the victims. The LRA targeted a town where a Christmas Day concert 133