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Boko Haram ‘slaughters, drowns’ fish vendors

Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria's restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, according to a report.

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Mugabe tightens grip on party

President Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling Zanu-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies.

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French fries vendor fingered in Zim stampede

Police in Zimbabwe claim an explosion from a gas cylinder belonging to a vendor of fresh French fries caused a deadly stampede.

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Boko Haram ‘slaughters, drowns’ fish vendors
November 23 2014 at 15:07

Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria's restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, according to a report.

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Mugabe tightens grip on party
November 23 2014 at 15:04

President Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling Zanu-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies.

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French fries vendor fingered in Zim stampede
November 23 2014 at 15:03

Police in Zimbabwe claim an explosion from a gas cylinder belonging to a vendor of fresh French fries caused a deadly stampede.

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Voting delayed in Tunisia’s volatile areas
November 23 2014 at 11:41

Security reasons caused voting delays in Tunisia's presidential election near the border with Algeria.

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Tunisians vote for a new president
November 23 2014 at 10:53

Tunisians went to the polls to vote for their first directly elected president since the 2011 revolution.

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Mali announces new case of Ebola
November 22 2014 at 14:56

Mali announced a new case of Ebola in a man who is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit in the capital Bamako.

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Zanu-PF laughs off report on Zim election
November 22 2014 at 14:56

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has condemned the Khampepe report on Zimbabwe’s 2002 presidential elections as a “nullity”.

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Militants kill dozens in Kenya bus attack
November 22 2014 at 12:28

Police officials say al-Shabab militants from Somalia have hijacked a bus in northern Kenya and killed 28 non-Muslims on board.

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Ebola - the worst of humanitarian missions
November 22 2014 at 12:26

“Usually medicine is your best protection because if you work well, no one will attack you. With Ebola, you yourself are a target.”

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Sudan asks UNAMID to leave
November 22 2014 at 12:26

The UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur were asked to make an exit strategy amid a dispute over an alleged mass rape in the region.

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