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'As bad as it gets': Children starving in DR Congo

UN appeals for emergency food aid for Kasai region, where hundreds of thousands of children are starving to death.

Children starving in DR Congo

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Double car bombing strikes Mogadishu

Somali capital targeted by two car-bomb attacks as wave of violence targeting the country shows no sign of abating.

Mogadishu

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Deadly election-related violence continues in Kenya

One man is killed amid clashes and arson attacks in Nairobi as Kenya awaits final results of election rerun.

Nairobi's Kawangware neighbourhood

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Burundi first to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi is the first country to withdraw from the ICC amid accusations that the court focuses too much on the continent.

International Criminal Court

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'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case

Two men who shoved black victim into coffin and threatened to set him on fire sentenced to more than 10 years in jail.

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Explosive device kills UN peacekeepers in Mali

Deadly attack takes place north of Kidal, the base of the international peacekeeping force in the West African nation.

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Polls close as violence mars Kenya election rerun

At least three die as voting is delayed in four counties and clashes erupt between opposition protesters and police.

Nairobi, Kenya

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Tanzania Daima ban adds to press freedom concerns

Critics accuse President John Magufuli of undermining democracy after fourth critical newspaper is shut down since June.

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Number of homeless tops record in CAR: UN

UN says that 1.1 million people have lost their homes in a war without end in the Central African Republic.

Bangassou Cathedral Bangui

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Vote rerun: What is happening in Kenya today?

Clashes plague the presidential election rerun in Kenya as questions mount over the country's political future.

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