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6 found guilty for 2012 Brazzaville explosion

09/10/2013 5:06am
A court in the Republic of Congo convicted and sentenced six people for contributing to an arms depot fire, which set off a deadly string of explosions in 2012, killing close to 300 people, according to the president of the tribunal.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe appoints loyalist Cabinet

09/10/2013 10:29am
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has named a new lineup of Cabinet ministers that mostly brings old faces to different posts a month after he won disputed elections.

Mali plans talks on reconciliation in north

09/10/2013 10:57am
Tuareg leaders and civil society groups have welcomed a proposal to begin talks with Mali's new government, which was formed more than a year after the country lost half its territory to rebel groups including Tuareg separatists.

Opposition gives Guinea 72-hour deadline

09/10/2013 11:46am
Guinea's opposition has announced that they are giving the country's election commission 72 hours to fix the nation's roll of registered voters, or they will pull out of the elections and start street protests. The opposition charges the just-released voter roll is deeply skewed in favor of the ruling party.

C. African Republic: Military chief removed

09/10/2013 12:01pm
The president of Central African Republic has removed his military chief of staff after weekend clashes killed dozens of people and displaced tens of thousands.

`Significant progress' in Congo, M23 talks

09/10/2013 12:36pm
The Congolese government and a rebel group that is ensconced in the hills above one of the country's largest cities have made progress in talks organized by neighboring nations, according to a statement issued Tuesday.