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Ruling party wins majority in Mauritanian poll

12/23/2013 8:04am
Mauritania's ruling party secured a majority of seats in the recent parliamentary election, with results issued this weekend by the country's election commission giving it 74 seats in the 147-seat legislature.

Plane wing clips building at Johannesburg airport

12/23/2013 8:21am
The wing of a British Airways Boeing 747 crashed into a Johannesburg airport building, slightly injuring four ground staff.

Mozambique opposition Renamo boycotts peace talks

12/23/2013 9:01am
The Mozambican government says the country's main opposition party, Renamo, boycotted talks with the government aimed at resolving the country's political crisis.

Mozambique pilot crashed plane as suicide, friend

12/23/2013 9:40am
A source close to the pilot of a Mozambican aircraft that crashed in northern Namibia on November 29 killing all 33 people on board says it seems he deliberately crashed the plane as an act of suicide.