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Kenyan election official Chris Msando 'tortured to death'

The Kenyan election official whose body was found earlier this week had been severely tortured and strangled to death, an…

Rwanda's Paul Kagame - visionary or tyrant?

Lanky and soft-spoken, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame portrays himself as a modern-day politician who sees social media as a way…

Ivory Coast rules out co-hosting the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara says his country will not need to co-host the expanded Africa cup of…

Kenyan election IT head Chris Msando found dead

The man in charge of Kenya's computerised voting system has been found dead just days before the 8 August elections.

Mass Nigerian arrests for gay sex in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say.

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