Africa today at a glance

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Mugabe addresses parliament

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers a speech for the opening of parliament.

Zimbabwe activist's trial

Zimbabwe court hears the case of leading activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, on trial for inciting violence during a student protest over tuition fees.

Kenya poll controversy

A section of the Kenyan clergy demands the resignation of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) as the country prepares for a fresh presidential election.

Togo ponders law change

Togo's parliament to debate possible constitutional changes, as opposition calls protest outside the assembly to demand resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Botswana refugee influx

Botswana appeals for financial support to cater for the rising number of asylum seekers..

UN sanctions probe

The United Nations Security Council investigating the violation of sanctions by Angola and Mozambique against North Korea.

Niger floods threat

Benin and Nigeria, two countries downstream on the Niger River, at a risk of flooding.

Should S. Africa grant Robert Mugabe asylum?

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