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  • Libya: Security Council Urges Parties to Endorse, Sign Unity Govt Deal
    [UN News] Concerned over Libya’s ongoing political, security and institutional crises and the rising threat of terrorism, the United Nations Security Council today urged all Libyan stakeholders to endorse and sign the recent UN-facilitated political deal and to move swiftly towards forming a Government of National Accord.
  • Zimbabwe: Zanele Death Saga Takes New Twist
    [Zimbabwe Standard] THE controversy surrounding the removal of Zanele Moyo’s heart and her subsequent burial without the organ has taken a new twist.
  • Kenya: Nation Risk Ban for Complicity in Fighting Doping
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya risks a four- year, international competitions ban starting with 2016 Olympics with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) pushing for the country to be punished for complicity in fighting doping.
  • Zimbabwe: Another Dzamara-Style Disappearance Exposed
    [Zimbabwe Independent] AS Zanu PF’s vicious factional fights escalate, on May 20 Zimbabwe Sugar Milling Industry Workers Union (Zismiu) president Simbarashe Nyemba received a chain of disturbing messages from his brother Karimboni (39) claiming he had been abducted by a serving Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) captain in Chiredzi and a detective inspector from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
  • Zimbabwe: Govt Intensifies Crackdown On Dissenting Voices
    [Zimbabwe Independent] GOVERNMENT has intensified its crackdown on dissenting voices, targeting individuals who criticise ruling party Zanu PF and the First Family through social media and the internet.
  • Burundi: Burundian Police Kill Son of Rights Activist As Violence Escalates
    [News24Wire] A fresh wave of political violence in Burundi has led to the death of a prominent human rights activist’s son at the hands of police in the country’s capital Bujumbura, a civil society organisation leader said on Friday.
  • Burundi: New Round of Blood-Letting Feared
    [Deutsche Welle] Burundi’s government has threatened to unleash a new round of blood-letting in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Top international politicians reacted with alarm and called for an end to the country’s conflict.
  • South Africa: Light Aircraft Crashes
    [News24Wire] A 23-year-old pilot has been killed after the light aircraft he was flying crashed at the Port Elizabeth airport on Saturday.
  • Burundi: Residents Flee Capital After Weapons Crackdown
    [East African] Security forces are set to carry out a major operation in Bujumbura as President Pierre Nkurunziza’s ultimatum on armed groups to surrender expires this weekend.

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