Attacks in Brussels affect local Africans ++ Football game brings excitement to South Sudan ++ New education requirements rile politicians in Zambia
Zambia state prosecutor drops treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema. Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe invokes diplomatic immunity in South Africa assault case. Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga opts to challenge August 8 election in court.
The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila’s opponents hope to force him to announce a date for elections. But the government won’t budge and it still has some aces up its sleeve.
It's been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini 'state of emergency’ could negatively affect the economy.
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