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South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president

Zuma's presidency has been tainted by a series of corruption allegations, all of which he denies.

Jacob Zuma

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War-hit children in S Sudan 'at risk of imminent death'

More than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan could die by July because of starvation, an UN official has warned.

Henrietta H. Fore

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'Peaceful' Zimbabwe election in 4-5 months: president

Announcement comes as main opposition MDC party alleges clandestine deployment of military to sway the vote for ZANU-PF.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Ethiopia frees opposition leader Merera Gudina

Celebrations as Merera Gudina among more than 400 others released from prison as part of a wider government amnesty.

Merera Gudina

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Suicide bombing in Borno market causes multiple deaths

The attack took place on the outskirts of a displacement camp in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno.

Muna Garage

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Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia

Egyptian president says Cairo seeks good relations with both countries as tensions continue to rise in Read Sea region.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded

Arab world's only free country faces erosion of democratic order, Freedom House report says.

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Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Egypt sends troops to Eritrea as Sudan and Turkey ink a deal to rebuild a Red Sea island and construct a naval dock.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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New Boko Haram video purports to show Chibok girls

Girl appearing in footage says the abductees are safe, live g in comfort and do not want to be rescued.

Boko Haram video

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Deadly clashes in Libyan capital force airport to close

At least nine people killed and 32 wounded after rival Libyan groups fight for control over Mitiga airport.

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