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Apartheid-Era Assassin in South Africa Is Stabbed Days Before Release Date

By Lynsey Chutel | The New York Times

A widely reviled apartheid-era assassin in South Africa was stabbed by a fellow inmate Tuesday, just days before he was scheduled to be released on parole, prison authorities said.

South Africa Panel Files Report on Ramaphosa Farm Scandal

Al Jazeera (free)

A special panel investigating whether South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should face impeachment for allegedly covering up a crime that took place on his private farm, submitted its findings to parliament, two weeks before he faces a crucial party election.

More from WPR: South Africa—and Ramaphosa—Have an ANC-Sized Corruption Problem

Mozambique Court Starts Reading Verdict in $2 Billion ‘Hidden Debt’ Case


A court in Mozambique on Wednesday started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.

Talks Begin on Disarmament of Rebel Groups in Eastern Congo

By Evelyne Musambi | Associated Press (free)

The third round of Congo peace talks facilitated by the East Africa regional bloc opened in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, on Monday with a plan to discuss reforms that will facilitate disarmament of rebel groups.

More from WPR: The Congo-Rwanda Border Conflict Gets a Reprieve—For Now

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