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David Goldblatt, who documented apartheid South Africa, dies

Acclaimed photographer passes away in his Johannesburg home at the age of 87.

David Goldblatt

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South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar hold meeting amid fragile efforts to end ruinous five-year civil war.

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Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Associated Press report details witness accounts of migrants and refugees from Africa left to die in the Sahara Desert.

Sahara bordering Algeria

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Nigeria: Communal violence leaves 86 dead in Plateau State

Attacks by herdsmen on six villages in central Nigeria's Plateau state kill at least 86 people, local media report.

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30 suspects arrested over Ethiopia grenade attack

Second person succumbs to injuries from explosion at PM Ahmed's rally as nine police officials held over security lapse.

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IGAD bloc says South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar not welcome

East African leaders say Machar should be free to leave South Africa, but not go to their countries.

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Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rally

Zimbabwe's president condemns 'senseless act of violence' after surviving explosion at ruling party's campaign rally.

Bulawayo

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Ethiopia: Grenade attack caused blast at rally for PM Abiy Ahmed

One person killed, scores wounded after grenade attack hits large rally of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian security forces

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Ethiopian armed opposition group Ginbot 7 suspends attacks

Group says it will call off assaults in order to support the agenda of new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

violent unrest

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South Sudan rival leaders to hold new talks amid deep rift

Information minister says president is not willing to form a unity government with his former deputy, Riek Machar.

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