Zimbabwe: South Africa refused $1.2bn emergency loan request

South Africa has said it rejected a request from Zimbabwe for an emergency loan of $1.2bn (£932m) in December.

8 killed in attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

Al-Qaida-linked jihadists attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in Aguelhoc in northern Mali's Kidal region, killing at least eight peacekeepers, the U.N. mission in Mali said Sunday.

DR Congo opposition calls for protests

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu has called on his supporters to organise protests after the constitutional court rejected his challenge to the official presidential election results.

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