Egypt jails 30 Morsi backers for rioting

Egypt jails 30 Morsi backers for rioting

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced on Sunday 30 people to more than three years in prison for violent protests in support of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said.

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Six wounded, including two police, in Cairo bomb blasts

Six wounded, including two police, in Cairo bomb blasts

CAIRO - Two bomb blasts in Cairo wounded six people including at least two policemen Tuesday, the latest attacks since Egypt's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted.

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SA's Zuma to miss EU-Africa summit

SA's Zuma to miss EU-Africa summit

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Jacob Zuma will miss a controversy-tinged EU-Africa summit in Brussels this week because of "other commitments", the country's foreign ministry said on Monday.

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SA, Rwanda agree to resolve diplomatic row: Zuma

SA, Rwanda agree to resolve diplomatic row: Zuma

JOHANNESBURG - Pretoria and Kigali have agreed to resolve a furious diplomatic row sparked by attacks on Rwandan dissidents exiled in Johannesburg, South African President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday.

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Zambian minister sounds alarm over crumbling Kariba Dam

Zambian minister sounds alarm over crumbling Kariba Dam

LUSAKA - A Zambian minister on Monday sounded the alarm over the condition of the Kariba Dam as he appealed for hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for urgent repairs.

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