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10 Tanzanian army reservists killed in bus crash
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10 Tanzanian army reservists killed in bus crash

Tanzania Map.<br />Photo: Blue Rhino Expeditions At least ten Tanzanian army reservists were killed on Thursday when their overcrowded and dilapidated bus overturned in the south of the country, police and witnesses said. The army had rented the bus to transport 210 reservists to a training camp when it crashed […]

Decision by Wednesday on future of DRCongo’s Bemba, says court
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Decision by Wednesday on future of DRCongo’s Bemba, says court

Supporters of Jean-Pierre Bemba hold his poster as they march to celebrate in Kinshasa on June 8, 2018 after the news that the International war crimes judges in The Hague acquitted the former Congolese vice president on appeal, overturning an 18-year sentence for war crimes committed in the Central African […]

Equatorial Guinea leader calls for ‘dialogue’ after coup bid
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Equatorial Guinea leader calls for ‘dialogue’ after coup bid

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 24, 2012 Teodoro (aka Teodorin) Nguema Obiang Mangue, (R), son of the Equatorial Guinea's President, speaks in Mbini-Rio Benito, south of Bata. The UN's top court on June 6, 2018 partly threw out a case brought by Equatorial Guinea against France, amid […]

Mugabe off the hook for now in diamonds graft case
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Mugabe off the hook for now in diamonds graft case

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe speaks during a private ceremony to celebrate his 93rd birthday on February 21, 2017 in Harare. Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93, using a long and occasionally rambling interview to vow to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty. / AFP PHOTO […]

Prominent Ugandan member parliament shot dead
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Prominent Ugandan member parliament shot dead

Ibrahim Abiriga, a leading politician from Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.<br />Photo: Twitter/AbirigaIbrahim Ibrahim Abiriga, a leading politician from Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, was shot dead Friday along with his bodyguard, police said. Abiriga, known for wearing all-yellow suits and driving around in a yellow […]

Three soldiers, 13 ‘terrorists’ killed in Mali attacks: sources
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Three soldiers, 13 ‘terrorists’ killed in Mali attacks: sources

Soldiers attend to wounded and casualties. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER Three Malian soldiers and 13 “terrorists” were killed in fighting at an army camp in central Mali on Saturday, the defence ministry said.The troops “repelled a terrorist attack in the early morning,” in the central town of Boni,” the […]

US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe
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US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe

Party delegates listen to Zimbabwe main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) president Nelson Chamisa giving his remarks during the launch of his party's manifesto ahead of the July 30th general election on June 7, 2018 in Harare. Jekesai NJIKIZANA / AFP US pro-democracy groups have urged Zimbabwean authorities […]

US military says no civilians killed in Somali raid
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US military says no civilians killed in Somali raid

United States Africa Command The US military’s Africa Command on Friday dismissed allegations that a Somali-led raid conducted with US assistance had resulted in the deaths of civilians. US forces, in an advise-and-assist capacity, partnered with Somali forces in a raid targeting Islamic Al-Qaeda militants aligned with the Shabaab group […]

Disputed DR Congo president in election move
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Disputed DR Congo president in election move

DR Congo president Joseph Kabila attends a joint press conference during the closing session of the French-speaking nations 'Francophonie' summit in Kinshasa on October 14, 2012. 2012. PHOTO/ ISSOUF SANOGO  DR Congo President Joseph Kabila, whom critics accuse of seeking an illegal third term in office, has been named as […]

Burundi’s president enacts disputed new constitution
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Burundi’s president enacts disputed new constitution

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza signs for a new constitution adopted by a referendum in Gitega, Burundi, on June 7, 2018. The constitution, approved on May 17 by a majority of voters around the densely-populated central African country, will allow Nkurunziza to run for office twice more in seven-year terms from […]

Malawi vice president attacks president, quits ruling party
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Malawi vice president attacks president, quits ruling party

Malawi's vice president Saulos Chilima (L) with President Peter Mutharika (R), pictured together when they were running mates in 2014. PHOTO:AFP Malawi’s vice president Saulos Chilima publicly attacked the corruption of the president’s government on Tuesday and announced his resignation from the ruling party, leaving the door open for a […]

Ethiopia to end boundary row with Eritrea, open for foreign investment
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Ethiopia to end boundary row with Eritrea, open for foreign investment

Ethiopia<br />PHOTO: huffingtonpost.com The Ethiopian government led by new premier Abiy Ahmed announced a slew of reforms on Tuesday, including ending its border dispute with Eritrea and opening key economic sectors, among them Ethiopian Airlines, to foreign investment. Both steps represent major policy changes by Abiy, the first prime minister […]