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    02-Sep-2014 to 08:14

    Swaziland: Prison inmates stage riot

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Inmates at Swaziland’s Big Bend Correctional Facility rioted on Monday after prison officials barred them from playing soccer, the Times of Swaziland reported Tuesday.

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    02-Sep-2014 to 07:41

    Zimbabwe press highlights ZANU PF factionalism, court break-in

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean press focused Tuesday on claims that President Robert Mugabe was being misled by senior officials of his ZANU PF and the daring break-in into Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku’s offices.

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    01-Sep-2014 to 19:04

    More senior officials flee volatile Lesotho

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — At least 150 Lesotho government officials including senior police officials and the newly appointed army commander are in hiding after fleeing an attempted coup, reports suggest Monday.

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    01-Sep-2014 to 18:21

    Libya: PM asked to form new govt

    APA – Tripoli (Libya) — Libya’s House of Representative members meeting in the eastern city of Tubruk has asked Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani to form and lead a new government.

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    01-Sep-2014 to 17:14

    Libya: Govt admits losing Tripoli

    APA – Benghazi (Libya) — The Libyan government has admitted losing control of Tripoli where armed militias have been consolidating their grip on the capital.

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    01-Sep-2014 to 16:18

    Mugabe lashes out at critics within Zanu-PF

    APA – Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has lashed out at critics within the ruling Zanu-PF who had refused to accept a new role for his wife Grace Mugabe, reports said Monday.

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    01-Sep-2014 to 16:08

    Former Namibian leader begins Angola working visit

    APA-Luanda (Angola) — Former Namibian president Sam Nujoma began a two-day working visit in Angola on Monday during which he will deliver a lecture on culture.

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