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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's prime minister announced a new government on Monday, eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won an election, with around two thirds of posts going to allies of former president Joseph Kabila.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The CEO of a South African services firm linked to graft allegations and a controversial donation to President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to lead the governing African National Congress has died in a car accident, his family said on Monday.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s state doctors have rejected the government’s offer of a 60% salary increase and plan to go on strike on Sept.3 if their demand for their salaries to be paid in U.S.

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HARARE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean court freed a senior opposition official on bail on Monday, after charging him with failing to stop an anti-government protest that authorities had banned.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Seven eggs from the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilised artificially, reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals, scientists said on Monday.

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's prime minister announced a new government on Monday, eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won an election, with around two thirds of posts going to allies of former president Joseph Kabila.

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(Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hailed Sergio Aguero's "unique" skill of sniffing out chances in front of goal, and David Silva's ability to ghost past defenders after Sunday's 3-1 Premier League victory at Bournemouth.

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's prime minister announced a new government on Monday, eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won an election, with around two thirds of posts going to allies of former president Joseph Kabila.

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi and his prime minister named a new government for first time since winning an election last December, a statement from prime minister Illunga Illunkamba's office said on Monday.

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's newly-created sovereign council formally declared a state of emergency in the city of Port Sudan on Sunday, following tribal clashes that police say have killed at least 16 people.

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GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic.

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Telecom Egypt will save 20% on financing costs after the Central Bank of Egypt cut interest rates, a company official has said.

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DAR ES SALAAM/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired farmer who is owed compensation by the Tanzanian government, the farmer's lawyer said.

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday.

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The lawyer for Sudan's ex-president Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Saturday that he will request that Bashir be released on bail as his trial on corruption charges continues.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has set up a task force to look urgently into ways to prevent the spread of an African swine fever outbreak, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia's parliament has approved an electoral and political parties draft bill, the state broadcaster reported on Saturday, paving the way for national elections next year, the first to be held under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African government in the next few weeks will publish a paper outlining how it plans to put troubled state power utility Eskom on a path to long-term stability, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Saturday.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia's parliament has approved an electoral and political parties draft bill, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Saturday, paving the way for national elections next year.

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - South African authorities have impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier, the Tanzanian government said.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African government in the next few weeks will publish a paper outlining how it plans to put troubled state power utility Eskom on a path to long-term stability, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Saturday.

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GENEVA (Reuters) - Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's government has offered to raise public sector wages by 76%, the umbrella group for public sector unions said on Friday, up from an initial offer of a 10% hike that the unions had rejected.

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LONDON (Reuters) - A South African high court judge on Friday refused Zambia's state mining company ZCCM leave to appeal a previous ruling halting the sale of Vedanta Resources' majority-owned Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) pending arbitration.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials on Friday as they tried to petition the finance minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, extending a government clampdown on dissent that has hobbled the country's main opposition.

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