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CRH said in August it had around €5 billion in cash to spend on mergers and acquisitions over the next 18-24 months.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish cement producer CRH, the world’s third-largest building materials supplier by market value, had decided not to bid for rival PPC the South Afric(...)

Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed was one of three  international captains who has reported illicit approaches in the past two months. Photograph: Getty Images

The International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit is understood to be conducting up to seven live investigations into fixing, with three intern(...)

A mother takes her children to school by motorbike in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

Almost every day brings fresh news that sends jitters through Cambodia’s human rights community. On November 16th, the latest update was that the supr(...)

Zimbabwe’s former minister of finance Ignatius Chombo  leaves Harare Magistrate Court shackled to former Zanu-PF Youth League chairperson Kudzai Chipanga. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has withdrawn five senior parliamentarians who were linked to a faction in the movement that had backed ousted president Rober(...)

President Emmerson Mnangagwathe: denies any involvement in Gukurahundi massacres. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Recent promises made by Zimbabwe’s new president that free and fair elections will be held in 2018 are viewed with suspicion by people in Matabeleland(...)

Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire celebrates with his supporters  outside the high court in Harare where he was acquitted of all charges against him including trying to over throw Zimbabwean government. Photograph: EPA/Getty Images

A Zimbabwean court found a pastor not guilty on Wednesday of attempting to subvert the government in a case seen as a barometer of judicial independen(...)

Recording the moment at the Irish Citizenship ceremony at the Convention Centre Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The judge presiding at the latest citizenship ceremonies in Dublin has advised the new Irish citizens to “not forget your own country, your own people(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa after being sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president in Harare. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Activists and human rights campaigners in Zimbabwe fear a new crackdown that could roll back gains made during the eight-day crisis that culminated in(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa pictured after he was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president in Harare on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

A Zimbabwean high court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal. High Court judge George Chiweshe r(...)

 Robert Mugabe, pictured with his wife Grace,   was forced out as leader of Zimbabwe  earlier this week after 37 years in power.  Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/AFP/Getty Images

The end of the Mugabe presidency – with the swearing in of Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on Friday – is being watched closely across Africa, and especi(...)

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