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Landslide poll victory for Buhari

Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari became the first Nigerian to oust a president through the ballot box.

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Buhari camp declares poll victory

Spokesman says Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears his victory could be stolen.

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Zuma extends SANDF DRC deployment

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deployment of South African troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Southern African and Indian ocean coast, and S... Read Story

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Landslide poll victory for Buhari
March 31 2015 at 21:27

Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari became the first Nigerian to oust a president through the ballot box.

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Buhari camp declares poll victory
March 31 2015 at 19:45

Spokesman says Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears his victory could be stolen.

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Zuma extends SANDF DRC deployment
March 31 2015 at 17:44

President Jacob Zuma has extended the deployment of South African troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Southern African and Indian ocean coast, and Sudan.

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DRC’s ‘lucky’ city that fortune forgot
March 31 2015 at 17:15

The Democratic Republic of Congo city of Baraka - which means “lucky” in Swahili - ought to have been a paradise.

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Calls for change in Kenya Aids law
March 31 2015 at 15:52

Human rights groups have welcomed moves to change a Kenyan law which criminalises pregnant women who pass HIV and Aids to their babies.

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Tight race for Nigerian presidency
March 31 2015 at 11:07

Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari maintained his lead over Goodluck Jonathan in a tight race for the Nigerian presidency.

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Ugandan al-Shabaab prosecutor shot dead
March 31 2015 at 10:30

Uganda's lead prosecutor in the ongoing trial of 13 men accused of participating in 2010 al-Shabaab bombings was shot dead.

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Obama to visit his father’s homeland
March 31 2015 at 10:30

Barack Obama will visit his father's homeland, Kenya, for the first time since becoming US president, the White House said.

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Nigeria holds its breath for results
March 31 2015 at 04:26

Muhammadu Buhari has built a lead of more than two million votes, with six states left to be counted.

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Boko Haram has killed 7 300 civilians: UN
March 30 2015 at 20:05

The Islamist terrorist group has killed more than 7 300 civilians since the beginning of 2014, including 1 000 people this year alone, a UN official said.

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