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South Africa's Winnie Mandela laid to rest

Service with full state honours concludes 10 days of mourning for anti-apartheid campaigner and Nelson Mandela's ex-wife.

Winnie Mandela's body

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Former Niger PM Hama Amadou loses appeal in baby smuggling case

Hama Amadou, who contested 2016 presidential poll, lost appeal against a one-year jail term, according to legal sources.

Hama Amadou

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Algeria declares three days of mourning over deadly plane crash

Algerians pay homage to deceased as the country observes three days of mourning after 257 killed in plane crash.

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Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train soldiers

Somalia said it seized several bags of money containing $9.6m in cash from a plane arriving from the UAE.

troops

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US takes Chad off travel ban list

US officials say the removal of the travel restrictions will take effect on Friday.

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Algeria state TV: 257 killed in Boufarik military plane crash

At least 257 dead after Russian-made military plane crashes near Boufarik airbase near Algiers, state TV reports.

Boufarik military plane crash

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UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

Somalia said on Sunday it had seized almost $10m from a Royal Jet aeroplane that arrived at Mogadishu airport.

Mogadishu airport

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Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

The money, found in three unmarked bags, was seized from a Royal Jet airlines carrier at Mogadishu airport.

Mogadishu airport

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Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Soldiers free 54 women and 95 children abducted by Boko Haram in the country's northeast, says army spokesman.

Nigeria's army

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Sierra Leone opposition leader wins presidential election runoff

Julius Maada Bio wins 51.8 percent of the votes while Samura Kamara of the ruling party secured 48 percent of votes.

Julius Maada Bio

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