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British Airways has suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution. The airline announced on Saturday evening that all flights into the Egyptian capital were halted. A statement said: “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to...

Military rulers in Sudan have signed a deal with protesters to share power with civilian leaders until elections are held in around three years. The agreement comes after lengthy and difficult negotiations between generals who seized power after the fall of Omar al Bashir in April and then leaders of the...

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot by foreign intelligence agencies to seek his downfall. Speaking on the first day of five days of testimony, Zuma denied he had presided over an immense system of corruption...

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedented appearance before a judicial inquiry for a five-day grilling this week over corruption allegations relating to his years in power. Zuma has been accused of presiding over an immense system of corruption and patronage that drained billions from the exchequer and...