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Somalia warns Dubai Ports World against violating its sovereignty

State-owned port operator should rethink its deal with breakaway region and work with the government, says Somali FM.

Dubai Ports World

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Mugabe summoned by parliament to explain diamond looting comment

Former president said in 2016 that $15bn worth of diamonds were looted from fields in eastern Zimbabwe.

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S Africa's Ramaphosa cuts short UK trip over violent protests

The South African president returned home a day early after violent clashes broke out in North West province.

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Swaziland king changes country's name to Kingdom of eSwatini

Renaming announced during celebrations marking 50 years of independence from British colonial rule.

King Mswati III

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Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed names cabinet

Abiy Ahmed names a 16-member cabinet retaining six minister from the government of his predecessor.

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France confirms Libya's Haftar is treated in a Paris hospital

An unnamed European diplomat says Haftar sustained irreversible brain damage and will be unable to function as before.

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Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff survives assassination attempt

Convoy of General Abdel-Razeq Nathouri targeted while travelling from Benghazi to military base in al-Marj.

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DR Congo president sacks 256 judges for not having law degrees

Justice minister says President Kabila sacked the judges for not having law degrees or because of corruption.

President Joseph Kabila

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UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free.

airport

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Kenya electoral board commissioners resign over leadership fight

Vice chair of the electoral body and two commissioners resign citing lack of faith in the board's leadership.

Kenya electoral board commissioners

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