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New technology lights up Burundi
New technology is lighting up homes in country where civil war left much of the infrastructure destroyed.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 18:30 GMT
Malawi's new president calls for unity
New leader Mutharika asks defeated candidates to join him in rebuilding country, saying "no single person can do it".
Last updated: 31 May 2014 13:51 GMT
Malawi's Mutharika wins presidential election
Democratic Progressive Party's leader wins 36.4 percent of vote, defeating incumbent president in disputed election.
Last updated: 31 May 2014 12:29 GMT
Malawi presidential poll slides into chaos
Electoral commission says votes cast exceed registered voters, hours after blocking president from stopping election.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 06:57 GMT
Banda throws Malawi into new political crisis
President Joyce Banda annuls this week's presidential elections and calls for new vote within 90 days.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:57 GMT
Polls close in South Africa
Around 29 parties jostle for the votes of about 25 million South Africans registered to participate in the polls.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 23:44 GMT
South Africans vote in general election
About 22,000 voting stations open for general election, which ruling ANC is expected to win despite political scandals.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 14:36 GMT
South Africans head to the polls
About 22,000 voting stations open for Wednesday's general election, which the ruling ANC is expected to win.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 05:59 GMT
South Africa's 'born frees' demand jobs
Many young people born after apartheid say they are disillusioned with politics and will not vote in Wednesday's poll.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 09:25 GMT
SA marks 20 years since first democratic poll
Two decades since end of apartheid, many South Africans remain angry at lack of basic needs and high unemployment.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 06:36 GMT
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