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Security tight as Zimbabwe’s Mugabe gets a private burial

ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Security was tight as the family of longtime Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe prepared on Saturday to bury him at his rural home. A highly private farewell was taking place for one of Africa’s most divisive figures after a weeks-long family dispute with the administration that forced him from …

Rwandan opposition leader is third killed in single year 

A senior opposition official has been murdered in Rwanda, the latest in a series of killings and disappearances involving critics of Paul Kagame, the country’s president. Syridio Dusabumuremyi, who served as national co-ordinator for Rwanda’s most vocal opposition alliance, the United Democratic Forces, was found dead in his shop on …