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African countries must not quit ICC – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on African countries threatening to quit the International Criminal Court not to pull out. The relationship of the African Union and the International Criminal Court has hit the rocks in…

Foreign-owned shops attacked in South Africa

More than 30 foreign-owned shops were looted last night in two neighbourhoods in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, a police spokesman was quoted by the local TimesLive news site as saying. Bongi Msimango said: "The looting started in…

Tanzania threat to list gay people

The threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals in Tanzania has been defended by the deputy health minister in a fierce row on Twitter. Homosexual acts are illegal in the East African nation and punishable by up to 30 years in…

Mugabe: Give Trump a chance

President Donald Trump should be given a chance to prove himself, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe says. He went on to express his support for Mr Trump's America-first policy, saying "America for Americans" and "Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans". It is…