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Corruption protest in Kenya turns ugly

Kenyan police have clashed with Maasais protesting against a local governor they accuse of misappropriating tourism funds.

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Car bomb rocks Alexandria

A bomb blast in the Egyptian city of Alexandria has claimed the life of one person, according to security officials.

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Top Mali general wounded by gunmen

Mali’s General Mohamed Ould Meydou has survived an assassination attempt in Bamako, according to reports.

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LRA commander to face ICC judges
January 26 2015 at 13:19

Former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen is to make his first appearance in The Hague.

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Body of slain French hostage flown home
January 26 2015 at 13:17

The body of a French tourist who was kidnapped and beheaded by jihadists in Algeria was put on a plane to Paris.

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Army lifts Maiduguri curfew
January 26 2015 at 13:17

A curfew imposed in Maiduguri after a Boko Haram attack has been lifted, as the state governor urged residents to stay and fight.

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Police brutality suspected after protester’s death
January 26 2015 at 09:12

Images of a slain protester have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

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Kerry warns Nigeria against post-poll violence
January 26 2015 at 09:12

John Kerry is in Nigeria to urge its rival political camps to respect the outcome of a February 14 presidential election.

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Morocco arrests suspected Algerian militant
January 26 2015 at 09:12

A suspected Algerian member of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading a French tourist has been arrested.

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Malian soldiers clash with gunmen
January 26 2015 at 09:11

Unidentified gunmen clashed with Malian security forces in Timbuktu, killing at least three soldiers, officials said.

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At least 17 killed in Egypt protests
January 26 2015 at 08:38

At least 17 people were killed in Egypt as security forces fired at protesters marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

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Zambia’s new leader sworn in
January 26 2015 at 08:37

Edgar Lungu has been sworn in as Zambia’s new president and will serve out the remainder of Michael Sata’s term until 2016.

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Gunmen target Nigerian town
January 26 2015 at 04:25

Nigerian soldiers have held off multiple attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants in Maiduguri.

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