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Kenyan broadcasters back on air after government block

Two Kenyan broadcasters back on air a week after being shut down over plans to broadcast opposition leader's rally.

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South Africa: Zuma to face party top guns

ANC's leadership team is due to meet Zuma later on Sunday, amid growing pressure for the 75-year old to resign.

President Jacob Zuma,

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UN calls on Kenya to end ongoing TV station suspension

A United Nations spokesperson says Kenya must follow a court order lifting the suspension of three television stations.

Odinga supporters

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Ninety feared dead after shipwreck off Libya coast

International Organization for Migration says three people survived the incident early on Friday.

Libya coast

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Kenya court suspends government's media shutdown

Court suspends shutdown of TV stations that were blocked after promising to show Raila Odinga's symbolic inauguration.

Odinga supporters

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Namibia bans foreign travel for government officials

Travel ban comes as southern African country tries to rein in government expenditure amid cash crunch.

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Kenya extends TV station ban over Odinga 'inauguration'

Kenyan government keeps TV stations off air and opposition politician is arrested in aftermath of symbolic inauguration.

Raila Odinga, center

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Raila Odinga 'sworn in' as Kenya's people's president

Opposition leader 'inaugurated' in symbolic ceremony after boycotting presidential re-run in October.

Odinga supporters

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Day Zero: Cape Town taps to run dry on April 12

Taps will be turned off when reservoirs serving South African city drop below minimum levels to provide water safely.

Cape Town

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Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region's Soumpi.

Malian soldiers

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