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Ethiopia: Thousands protest after deadly ethnic violence

At least 200 people have been arrested by police in connection with the violence over the weekend that saw 23 killed.

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ICC sentences DRC's Jean-Pierre Bemba over witness tampering

The former vice president has been barred from the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election over the case.

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Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace deal at Saudi Arabia summit

Peace agreement bolsters historic peace accord between former Horn of Africa enemies after two decades of enmity.

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Thousands of Ethiopians hail return of once-banned Oromo group

Supporters celebrate in Addis Ababa as the leadership of the Oromo Liberation Front returns from exile.

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Rwandan opposition leader among 2,100 released from prison

FDU-Inkingi leader Victoire Ingabire walked free on Saturday after a surprise pardon from Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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Civilians killed in twin attacks in Burkina Faso

A religious leader was killed along with seven other people during overnight attacks on two eastern villages.

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Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign new peace agreement in Saudi: UN

UN chief Antonio Guterres to be among those attending Sunday's signing ceremony in western city of Jeddah.

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Zimbabwe's opposition postpones mock presidential inauguration

MDC says it called off Saturday's planned 'swearing-in' of Nelson Chamisa due to the outbreak of cholera in Harare.

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Kidnapped DRC journalist found in a 'very weak state'

Hassan Murhabazi found in the city of Bukavu three days after being kidnapped, says Radio Svein.

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France admits torture during Algeria's war of independence

More than 1.5 million Algerians died during the 1954-62 war of independence against colonial-ruler France.

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