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Zambia: Citizens Firmly Defend Democracy. Will They Stand Up Against Lungu?

[The Conversation Africa] After a year of authoritarian backsliding under President Edgar Lungu in their once-proud democracy, Zambians face a choice of futures. Ordinary citizens are clearly disposed to stand by their democratic ideals and reject dictatorship.

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South Africa: Deputy President's Spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa Dies

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa died in hospital on Saturday night.

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South Africa: Money Has Little to Do With Why Military Is Failing to Do Its Job

[The Conversation Africa] Much has been said about the size of South Africa's defence budget, the tension between commitments and capabilities, and the need to arrest the decline in defence. Despite the fact that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is still a major player in Southern Africa, it has real problems.

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Malawi: Chamama Teen Defiles and Sodomises 11 Children

[Malawi News Agency] Kasungu -A 17-year-old boy is making children and parents live in fear after defiling eight girls and sodomising three boys at Chamama Trading Centre in Kasungu district.

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Zimbabwe: 'I'll Jump for Joy (If My Legs Hold Out)' - Ageing Mugabe Acknowledges Frailty

[News24Wire] In a rare acknowledgement of his frailty, President Robert Mugabe has said he will jump for joy at the loyalty and love shown by his party's youth wing, but if he can't jump physically, he'll use his heart.

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South Africa: Top Govt Spokesperson Dies

[News24Wire] The family of the late Ronnie Mamoepa on Sunday called on South Africans to come together in commemoration of the struggle activist and government spokesman.

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South Africa: Mandla Mandela Speaks Out Against Book On His Grandfather

[News24Wire] Chief Mandla Mandela and his family are aggrieved by a book that has shared intimate details of the former president Nelson Mandela's last moments before his death.

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Malawi: National ID Forms Now On Website

[Malawi News Agency] The National Registration Bureau (NRB) and the UNDP have moved to further strengthen control over the NR1 (Registration Form) by liberalising the distribution mode to include website downloading.

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South Africa: Miway's All White Board of Directors Equals 'Theft' - Organisation

[News24Wire] Insurance company MiWay is guilty of theft because all its directors are white, Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama argued on Friday.

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Zimbabwe: 'Kick Them, Punish Them' - Mugabe's Call for Violence 'Worrying'

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, says his Zanu-PF supporters should beat-up people going around perpetrating violence using the ruling party's name.

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