CILACAP, Indonesia - Indonesia has informed two Australians, one Nigerian and four other death-row drug convicts that they will be executed in a matter of days, possibly as soon as Tuesday.
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BUJUMBURA - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza spoke for the first time on seeking a third term moments after the ruling party nominated him, saying no-one would stop them.
BUJUMBURA - A leading opposition politician said on Saturday the decision by Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza to seek a third term was unconstitutional, called on him to change his mind and urged the international community to press him to do so.
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast's national airline is to invest a total of $200 million (131.78 million pounds) in the next two years and acquire three of Airbus's A319 short-haul jets in its bid to become a regional hub operator, managing director Laurent Loukou told Reuters on Friday.
UNITED NATIONS - A fierce dispute between Morocco and African nations led by Algeria over the speaking rights of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement led to the suspension of a U.N. meeting on nuclear disarmament on Friday, diplomats said.
YAOUNDE - A suspected group of armed rebels from the Central African Republic killed three people in a village in neighbouring Cameroon and kidnapped seven others, the latest in a spate of cross-border attacks, Cameroon state radio said on Friday.
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