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Latest update : 2017-11-10

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he fired vice president for 'plotting a coup'

In tonight's edition: Robert Mugabe says he ousted his vice president for "plotting a coup"; South Sudanese refugees risk their lives to return home to find food; and we visit the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, where assasinations and local politics go hand in hand.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe accuses his recently fired number two of consulting witch doctors as part of effort to topple him. Emmerson Mnangagwa says he's been forced to flee to South Africa after receiving a barrage of death threats.

Also, after UN handouts at a Ugandan refugee camp are delayed by two weeks, dozens of South Sudanese refugees are forced to return to their war-ravaged country in search of food.

And we visit the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, where assassinations and local politics go hand in hand.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Haxie MEYERS-BELKIN

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2018-08-10 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

In this edition: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election win in the country’s Constitutional Court. And in a FRANCE 24...

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2018-08-09 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

Zimbabwean opposition figure Tendai Biti appears in court on charges of declaring unofficial election results. He was returned to Zimbabwe after being denied asylum by Zambia,...

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2018-08-06 Yi SONG

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa appeals for peace, Chamisa questions result

Zimbabwe's opposition rejects President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election win. This as the president calls for unity and praises the vote as "free, fair and credible". Also,...

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2018-08-08 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

DR Congo: President Joseph Kabila will not run in presidential elections

After years of speculation, President Joseph Kabila has said he will not run for a third term in DR Congo’s presidential elections in December. Instead, former interior minister...

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2018-08-07 Georja CALVIN-SMITH

Nigeria: security forces block lawmakers from entering parliament

Nigeria's spy chief has been sacked after security forces prevented lawmakers from entering parliament. Also, Kenyans and Tanzanians marked the 20th anniversary of the East...

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