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Zambian Opposition Leader In Custody For Another Week

By Olufunke Olorunfemi (An24)- Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody for at least another week after a magistrate on Monday deferred a ruling on whether he could face trial for treason. Hichilema, 54, was arrested last month for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu’s official limousine as both men travelled to a public…

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Ivory Coast: Gunfire Erupts In Abidjan, Bouake Amid Mutiny

By Olufunke Olorunfemi I Coast, (An24)- Gunfire was heard early Monday in the Ivory Coast cities of Abidjan and Bouake, in the grip of a mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers, AFP journalists and witnesses said. The mutineers often fire in the air to express their anger over the non-payment of bonuses. Access roads into Akouedo were…

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