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Nigerien opposition figure Hama Amadou imprisoned amid election unrest

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Hama Amadou, Niger’s opposition figure was imprisoned on Monday for his alleged role in the unrest that followed the result of the presidential election following three days in detention. The authorities have also brought charges of “regionalist propaganda” and “speech inclined to set people against one another” against the opposition …

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Zimbabwe VP resigns amid ‘voice cloning’ sex scandal

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Zimbabwe’s second Vice-President Kembo Mohadi has resigned a week after he denied accusations of sexual impropriety. Mr Mohadi, 71, repeated his defence that he was the victim of hacking and “voice cloning” after an online newspaper published lurid phone call recordings with several women allegedly including a subordinate. “I’m a …

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