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Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki in Ethiopia for landmark visit

Isaias Afwerki arrives for three-day visit, as Eritrea and Ethiopia further cement unprecedented thawing of relations.

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Cameroon President Paul Biya to stand for seventh term

The 85-year-old has been head of state since 1982 and his re-election could see him rule well into his 90s.

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UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

South Sudan has been at war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused then-deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

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Algeria halts refugee expulsions to Sahara after outrage

Suspension comes after Associated Press report alleged Algeria abandoned 13,000 migrants and refugees in the Sahara.

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Cameroon probes video showing women, children being shot dead

Military denies involvement as Amnesty says it has 'credible evidence' suggesting perpetrators were Cameroonian soldiers.

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Libya's NOC to resume oil exports from eastern terminals

Tripoli-based oil company says production will resume within hours and commended Haftar for putting the country first.

Tripoli-based oil company

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South Sudan troops, allies killed hundreds in recent attacks: UN

Over 230 civilians killed and 120 women and girls raped by South Sudan government troops and aligned forces, UN says.

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Ethiopia's Abiy says he wants to quickly roll out Eritrea deal

The prime minister's comments come as Ethiopian Airlines announces it will resume flights to Eritrea on July 18.

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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'

Leaders of Horn of Africa nations sign joint peace agreement, officially ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife.

Isaias Afwerki and Abiy

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Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, charged with corruption, granted bail

Duduzane Zuma is accused of colluding to bribe the former South African finance minister, charges he denies.

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