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DRC warlord Ntaganda’s trial to open

Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial before the ICC, accused of war crimes including the rape of child soldiers by his own rebel army.

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Tanzanian preachers escape DRC captors

Eight Muslim preachers from Tanzania who were kidnapped last month in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have escaped.

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Moz journo ‘abused press freedom’

Fernando Mbanze is in court for reposting a Facebook update, that was an alleged “attack” on then president, Armando Guebuza.

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DRC warlord Ntaganda’s trial to open
September 2 2015 at 10:09

Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial before the ICC, accused of war crimes including the rape of child soldiers by his own rebel army.

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Tanzanian preachers escape DRC captors
September 1 2015 at 21:51

Eight Muslim preachers from Tanzania who were kidnapped last month in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have escaped.

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Moz journo ‘abused press freedom’
September 1 2015 at 16:38

Fernando Mbanze is in court for reposting a Facebook update, that was an alleged “attack” on then president, Armando Guebuza.

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Ugandan MPs debate NGO bill
September 1 2015 at 16:10

Ugandan lawmakers debated a bill that would give authorities sweeping powers to regulate civil society.

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China welcomes ‘old friend’ Bashir
September 1 2015 at 13:15

President Xi Jinping welcomed President Omar al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, as an “old friend” for the parade to mark end of WW2.

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Al-Shabaab attacks AU base in Somalia
September 1 2015 at 13:15

Al-Shabaab Islamic extremists attacked an African Union base in the small farming town of Janale in southern Somalia.

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Rare hurricane strikes Cape Verde
September 1 2015 at 09:31

The West African archipelago of Cape Verde was pounded by powerful winds and heavy rain in a rare hurricane strike.

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King’s Reed Dance goes on after tragedy
September 1 2015 at 06:37

The main event of Swaziland's Reed Dance - in which King Mswati selects a new bride - was held as scheduled.

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Spain to extradite ‘blood diamonds’ trafficker
August 31 2015 at 21:46

Spain will send a US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and trafficking diamonds in Sierra Leone to stand trial in Belgium.

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Journalist kidnapped in Nigeria
August 31 2015 at 17:17

Gunmen in Nigeria's southern oil city Port Harcourt kidnapped a senior journalist from outside her residence, police said.

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