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DR Congo children find refuge in Zambia

As fighting rages in the central African nation, almost two-thirds of Congo's refugees arriving in Zambia are children.

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US economic sanctions on Sudan 'lifted'

US trade embargo lifted due to Sudan's progress on counterterrorism and human rights, official tells Reuters.

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Sexual violence used as weapon of war in CAR: HRW

Rights group finds no arrests made after more than 300 cases of rape and sexual slavery since 2013.

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Troops killed in ambush on joint Niger-US patrol

Five Nigerien and three US special forces killed in attack on joint patrol in southwest Niger, officials say.

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Cameroon English-region unrest death toll rises

Amnesty International says at least 17 people were killed in clashes between security forces and protesters.

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DR Congo violence drives thousands into Zambia

Refugees escape inter-ethnic clashes and fighting between DRC security forces and militia groups, says UNHCR.

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Kenyan police fire tear gas at opposition protesters

Police in several cities clash with demonstrators calling for electoral commissioners to be sacked before rerun vote.

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Protests in Anglophone Cameroon turn deadly

Police shooting claims seven lives during protests by activists seeking independence from majority-Francophone country.

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Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia

Ankara move is part of efforts to increase foothold in the in the Horn of Africa country.

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Ethiopians gather for festival marred by bloodshed

At least 50 Oromo people died last year at the Irreecha festival after police fired tear gas and started a stampede.

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South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

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