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Zambian police nab 16 after chemical attacks

The Chronicle LUSAKA — Police in Zambia have arrested 16 people suspected of being behind a spate of attacks in which people have been sprayed...

Mozambique probes ‘jihadists’ beheadings

The Chronicle Mozambican police on Saturday were investigating the deaths of two young men found beheaded in a northern province prone to jihadist attacks. Shadowy attacks...

Sonia Gandhi returns to lead beleaguered Congress party

The Chronicle India’s main opposition Congress party has selected former President Sonia Gandhi as its interim leader while it searches for a successor to her...

Death toll in Burkina Faso mosque attack rises to 16

The Chronicle Armed men have stormed a mosque in Burkina Faso as worshippers were praying inside, killing at least 16 people and sending residents fleeing,...

Pope calls idea of declaring Mary co-redemptrix ‘foolishness’

The Chronicle ROME — Pope Francis appeared to flatly reject proposals in some theological circles to add “co-redemptrix” to the list of titles of the...

Arrest warrant issued for Jacob Zuma

The Chronicle The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has acceded to a request from the state to issue an arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma over...

Delay in Zuma case as appeal planned

The Chronicle Court proceedings for former South African President Jacob Zuma were pushed back to February 4 yesterday as his legal team said it would...

24 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

The Chronicle Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, officials...

Botswana’s new president vows to reform economy

The Chronicle Botswana’s newly-elected president Mokgweetsi Masisi vowed Saturday to make the economy his top priority in the diamond-rich country which is struggling with income...

Botswana awaits results in cliffhanger election

The Chronicle Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country’s image...