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South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia

Maimane says he was denied entry to the country over his support for a Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.

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Tunisia opens trial over 2015 Sousse beach killings

Twenty-six people, including six policemen, are on trial over a 2015 beach attack that left dozens of tourists dead.

Tunisia opens trial

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Ethiopia jails opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye

Former opposition spokesperson sentenced over posts criticising the government's response to Oromo protests.

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Kenya: Police officers killed in al-Shabab bomb attack

The police officers were on patrol when their vehicle was hit a by a landmine laid by armed group al-Shabab.

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Al-Shabab claims deadly Mogadishu attack

Mayor's spokesman confirms deaths of eight people, including a mother and her son, in explosion near police checkpoint.

A woman injured

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Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

Tedros Adhanom elected to head UN agency but controversy surrounds his role in Ethiopia's repressive government.

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Deutsche Welle journalist Niragira released by DR Congo

Antediteste Niragira was arrested last Wednesday on accusations of spying in the DRC.

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Protester dies amid fears of more unrest in Tunisia

One protester is killed after a national guard vehicle ran him over and at least 50 others injured in south Tunisia.

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Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says.

Yahya Jammeh

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WHO travel costs 'outstrip' disease budget

World Health Organization's spending on travel exceeded its expenditure on public health problems, report says.

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