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  1. [allAfrica] Cape Town -The African Union (AU) appears determined to make a decisive, high-level intervention to resolve the political crisis generated by the contested results of the Congolese elections.
  2. [allAfrica] Cape Town -(1) January 17 marks the forty-first anniversary of the brutal assassination of Patrice Lumumba.
  3. [VOA] Growing up, Jason Spindler was an all-American kid.
  4. [The Conversation Africa] Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo's acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC) opens the way for his return to Côte d'Ivoire once released.
  5. [New Zimbabwe] The government ordered another nationwide internet shutdown Thursday - the second this week - ignoring local and global condemnation of its brutal crackdown against protestors and the adverse impact of the cyber-censorship on an already tanking economy.