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Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit

Bill brought to parliament by ruling party MP will allow President Yoweri Museveni to seek a sixth term in office.

Fistfights erupted in parliament

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Libyan rights groups accuse UAE of war crimes

Groups say hundreds of civilians killed in air strikes by UAE and forces loyal to a UAE-allied renegade general.

Khalifa Haftar.

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Thousands march against corruption in South Africa

Trade union confederation says time has come for 'workers and citizens to stand up and push back against this rot'.

The call for Zuma to step down

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Angola swears in Joao Lourenco as president

Former defence minister takes over from Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the oil-rich nation for 38 years.

Joao Lourenco

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US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya

ISIL camp hit in the first American attack in Libya since President Donald Trump took office in January.

US air strikes

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Rwandan police detain Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara

Member of political opposition, who tried to run in presidential poll, is accused of offences against state security.

Diane Rwigara

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Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

President Uhuru was declared the winner of the August elections but the Supreme Court ordered the vote annulled.

protests

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UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosion

Blast hits convoy travelling between towns of Anefis and Gao in northern Mali, in latest attack against MINUSMA members.

UN peacekeepers

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Somalia chides its regions for cutting ties with Qatar

Tensions in strategically located Somalia illustrate how far the political ripples from the Gulf dispute have spread.

Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire

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Kenya's presidential elections moved to October 26

Court ruling prompts change of date for new polls as election commission says it needs more time to meet requirements.

Kenya's presidential elections

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