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South Africa:Zuma's Fall - Rule of Law Holds Firm in Victory for African Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] The Zuma years are over. He kept fighting almost to the very end. But South Africa's scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma finally accepted the inevitability of his political fate late last night when he resigned with immediate effect. By doing so he cut short his second and final term as president of Africa's largest economy with over a year still to run.

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Africa:Police Hunt Gupta Brother, Charge Alleged Collaborators

[News24Wire] As police hunt down Ajay Gupta, seven of the eight people arrested by the Hawks during raids at Gupta compounds this week were granted bail in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Thursday.

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Africa:Tutu Steps Down From Oxfam Role After Scandal

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has instructed his office to write to Oxfam International to inform them of his retirement as their global ambassador.

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Africa:Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn in As President of South Africa

[Deutsche Welle] A day after ex-President Jacob Zuma's nine years in office ended, fellow ANC politician Ramaphosa took the presidential oath amid parliamentary protest. Ramaphosa promised to fight the corruption that had tainted Zuma.

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Ethiopia:Another African Leader Throws In the Towel

[Observer] Less than 24 hours after South African President Jacob Zuma was forced to resign by his own party, another African leader has thrown in the towel.

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Zambia:Lungu Appoints New Finance, Mining Ministers

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has made his first major Cabinet reshuffle which has seen Finance Minister Felix Mutati moved to Works and Supply and his place taken by Commerce Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe.

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Southern Africa:Namibia to Finally Export Beef to China

[New Era] Windhoek -China has finally agreed to lift the argumentative clause on lumpy skin disease (LSD), which has prevented Namibia from exporting beef to that country, the former agriculture minister John Mutorwa has revealed.

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Angola:Authorities Seize 21kg of Ivory

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 21 kilos of ivory estimated at USD 74,000 were seized in Luanda by the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) in August and October 2017.

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South Africa:Bushiri Set to Launch His Multi-Million Dollar Hotel

[Nyasa Times] Its all system go at Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday next week where renowned Malawian investor Dr Shepherd Bushiri launches his multi-million dollar five star hotel he has been building for the past 8 months.

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South Africa:Cape Town Mayor Survives Motion of No Confidence

[News24Wire] City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille survived a motion of no confidence against her on Thursday.

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