Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? South Africa’s next leader faces huge challenges

Ramaphosa, set to be president after Jacob Zuma’s resignation, will lead a wealthy and resource-rich country grappling with inequality

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

Death deals blow to MDC party in face of resurgent Zanu-PF ahead of possible May poll

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The year’s top development stories: 2017 in review

As Donald Trump cut funding for family planning and people from east Africa to Yemen went hungry, peace finally gained a foothold in Colombia

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Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday

Former vice-president, whose sacking by Robert Mugabe triggered the country’s political crisis, flies home from South Africa

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The end of an era: Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Speaker of parliament announces news during hearing to impeach 93-year-old leader, a week after military takeover

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party fires Robert Mugabe as leader

Zanu PF has sacked the president and replaced him with Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he dismissed two weeks ago

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Robert Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

Zimbabwe’s veteran leader attends graduation ceremony as calls grow for army to reveal transition plans

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Meet Aisha, a former antelope hunter who now tracks Boko Haram

How Aisha Bakari Gombi, ‘queen hunter’ in the fight against the world’s deadliest terror group, became a heroine in north Nigeria

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Gambia: President Jammeh in talk with African leaders on election outcome and handover 

President Buhari, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, who is the current Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra-Leone and out-going President of Ghana, John Mahama on Tuesday met incumbent President Yahya Jammeh at the State House to try to persuade him to agree “to leave office” after his election…

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