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Vice President Of Malawi Arrested Over Corruption Charges

Vice President Of Malawi Arrested Over Corruption Charges

The Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Chilima, has been arrested on allegations that he accepted money in exchange for awarding government contracts, the country’s anti-corruption agency says. He is accused of receiving $280,000 (£230,000) from a British businessman “and other items”, a statement says. Dr Chilima pleaded not guilty to the corruption charges in court on Friday. They had already ...

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M23 Rebels; The Ceasefire Between Congo And Rwanda Doesn’t Concern Us

M23 Rebels; The Ceasefire Between Congo And Rwanda Doesn't Concern Us

The M23 Rebels said on Thursday that a ceasefire announced a day earlier “doesn’t really concern us,”. This was while calling for “direct dialogue” with Democratic Republic of Congo’s government. “M23 has seen the document on social media… There was nobody in the summit (from M23) so it doesn’t really concern us,” Lawrence Kanyuka, political spokesman for the M23 (March ...

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Experts Warn DR Congo Against Bringing Rebels Into Army To End Fighting

15 Civilians Shot By ‘Drunk’ Soldiers in Eastern DR Congo

The DR Congo army once absorbed rebels into its ranks as a way to end conflict. Now, as the country struggles with an offensive by the M23 militia in the east, experts caution against reviving the policy. A mostly Congolese Tutsi rebel group, the M23 has staged a raging comeback after laying dormant for years. Its combatants took up arms ...

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DR Congo;- Talks Underway In The Capital To Resolve Dispute With Rwanda

DR Congo;- Talks Underway In The Capital To Resolve Dispute With Rwanda

DR Congo;- Talks Underway In The Capital To Resolve Dispute With RwandaTalks in the DR Congo capital are underway and aimed at ending a diplomatic conflict with Rwanda. The aim is also to halt a violent conflict in the eastern region of Congo.The mediators between representatives from the two countries are Angolan President João Lourenço and Kenyan former Uhuru Kenyatta. ...

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Kenyan Government Deploys Police Over Nationwide Blackout

Kenyan Government Deploys Police Over Nationwide Blackout

The Kenyan government has deployed over 300 police officers to control the population amidst a nationwide power outage. Benson Mwakina, the director of renewable energy at the Ministry of Energy confirmed that the level of security at energy infrastructure had been increased. “Right now, we have an energy sector police unit taking care of the infrastructure,” Mwakina stated on Friday, ...

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