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Mozambique dump collapse: 17 dead, homes destroyed

Heavy rains caused the collapse of a huge rubbish dump, burying homes and killing at least 17, officials say.

Mozambique dump collapse

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Sudan releases activists arrested over 'bread protests'

More than 80 activists and students, imprisoned last month during protests against rising food prices, released.

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Nigerian court releases 475 Boko Haram suspects

Justice ministry says no evidence of their involvement with the armed group, after some detainees were held for years.

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Ethiopia's state of emergency to last six months

Defence minister says measure includes ban on dissemination of publications that 'could incite and sow discord'.

Ethiopia's state of emergency

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Nigeria: Boko Haram blamed as suicide blasts kill 19

The attack, which killed at least 19 people, took place at a fish market close to Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria.

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'New dawn': Ramaphosa outlines vision for South Africa

The South African says 'negativity' should be left behind in address with inequality and economy as central themes.

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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM quits

The state of emergency declaration comes a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned amid social unrest.

public protests

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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president in the wake of ex-leader Jacob Zuma's resignation.

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Ethiopia prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns

Hailemariam Desalegn's resignation comes amid political crisis and lingering unrest in the Horn of Africa country.

Hailemariam Desalegn

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ANC's Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa

South Africa's parliament elects former associate of Mandela as president following resignation of Jacob Zuma.

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