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National Electoral Commission  officials check ballots after closing their polling station at Chota Primary School in Beira on October 15th, 2019, after  the general election in Mozambique. Photograph: Patrick Meinhardt/AFP

The leader of Mozambique’s main opposition party has called last week’s general election “the most fraudulent the country has ever seen”, as senior pa(...)

Kenmare Resources managing director  Michael Carvill: Production and operating costs tracking well against guidance in the third quarter.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Kenmare Resources said it is on track to meet full-year earnings guidance despite seeing a decline in the shipment of finished product. In its latest(...)

President of Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) and presidential candidate Ossufo Momade waves to supporters during a campaign event in Nampula, Mozambique. Photograph: Vasco Quembo

The murder last week of an election observer in Mozambique has cast a “dark shadow” over the country’s general election, according to rights groups, w(...)

As far back as 2012, Ireland had targeted Ghana, along with Botswana, as countries of strategic importance in relation to the establishment of double taxation agreements

Irish officials overrode concerns from the Department of Foreign Affairs in striking a trade deal with Ghana that pushes down the levels of tax that t(...)

 Faithful gather at  Pope Francis’s prayers for workers at the Mahatazana workyard in Akamasoa, Madagascar. Photograph: Luca Zennaro

Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to li(...)

Pope Francis arrived in Mozambique on Wednesday, and will then travel to Madagascar and Mauritius. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has been urged to address human rights issues on a three-nation visit to Africa that began on Wednesday in Mozambique. The pope is also (...)

A youth  sells firewood in Mabvuku, Harare, Zimbabwe, as power cuts continue. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli

Millions of people in Zimbabwe are on the verge of “starvation”, according to the United Nations, which is seeking $331.5 million (€295 million) in ai(...)

A house in Clapham, south London, into whose back garden the body of a suspected stowaway fell from a plane. Photograph: Peter Nicholls

There are calls for fresh scrutiny of aviation security as efforts continue to identify a man whose frozen body fell into a garden in London from the (...)

An LGBT activist attends a court hearing in the Milimani high court in Nairobi, Kenya in February. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images

High court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down. The ruling is a m(...)

The child told gardaí that her father raped her on ten occasions in between taking one pregnancy test and another and would rape her in the house “any time he had a chance.”

A man who began raping his daughter when she was nine and later claimed she had initiated the sex has been jailed for 11 years. The man, who cannot b(...)

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