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S.Africa's ANC set to elect leader to replace scandal-ridden Zuma 11:17 GMT

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ANC is set to elect a successor to President Jacob Zuma in a leadership vote by a party that has ruled since the end of apartheid but lost its lustre in a welter of scandal and corruption allegations.  Full Article

Zuma calls for party unity as ANC meets to elect new leader Saturday, 16 Dec 2017 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head on Saturday, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its next leader, and likely future president, in a vote that was too close to call.  Full Article  

Two Danish journalists wounded in Islamist knife attack in Gabon 10:47 GMT 

LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - An attacker wielding a knife and crying "Allahu Akbar" has wounded two Danish journalists in Gabon's capital Libreville, the Gabonese defence minister said.  Full Article  

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