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Zuma Withdraws From South African Corruption Inquiry

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has decided to stop testifying at a public inquiry into state corruption.

Zuma’s lawyers said Friday their client feels that he has been questioned unfairly.

“Our client from the beginning . . . has …

South Africa: Release of state-owned land to be prioritised – deputy president

PRETORIA, Deputy President David Mabuza says the release of government-owned land will be prioritised in a push to meet the objectives of accelerated land reform in South Africa.

The Deputy President said this when he participated in the budget vote …

Trump Meets Victims of Religious Persecution at White House

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries like China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.

Trump counts evangelical Christians among his …

Refugees Blame DRC’s Chronic Violence on Battle for Mineral Wealth

KYANGWALI, UGANDA – For decades, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo — the Ituri and North Kivu provinces especially — has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries.

Fifty-four-year-old Mwamoyo Shantal has lived …

Ethiopia Premier’s Aide Named to Lead Restive Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there.

Dozens …

Ethiopia Premier’s Aide Named to Lead Restive Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there.

Dozens …