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Kenyan judges criticise Kenyatta over 'veiled threats'

President Kenyatta called the country's Supreme Court judges "crooks" after they annulled his election win.

President Uhuru Kenyatta

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At least seven students killed in Nairobi school fire

Fire burns down dormitory at Moi Girls high school in Kenyan capital, Nairobi, education cabinet secretary says.

Nairobi school

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At least 11 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack

Knife-wielding attackers target camp for people displaced by group's violence in the town of Banki in country's north.

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Uhuru Kenyatta to court: 'We shall revisit this'

Uhuru Kenyatta says 'we clearly have a problem' as he vows to 'fix' judiciary after Supreme Court nullified election.

President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Cameroon frees 52 English-language activists

Protesters against alleged discrimination by French-speaking majority released from prison after months of detention.

English-speaking activists

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Kenyans on social media react to ruling annulling polls

Many social media users describe the Supreme Court's judgment as a victory for Kenyan democracy.

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga

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S Sudan: Gang-rape victim testifies against 12 soldiers

Italian woman accuses troops of gang rape and murder during hotel rampage a year ago and urges others to testify.

the trial of 12 South Sudanese soldier

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Kenya Supreme Court annuls result of presidential polls

Supreme Court says electoral board committed 'illegalities' as it orders a fresh election to be held within two months.

Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Major underwater Roman ruins discovered off Tunisia

Streets, monuments and about 100 fermentation tanks found in the Mediterranean, establishing a theory about Neapolis.

Roman ruins

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Niger rains kill dozens, displaces thousands

Authorities appeal to residents in at-risk areas to evacuate and take shelter in schools.

Niamey in June

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