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Associated Press

Dozens killed in Maiduguri blasts

Forty-four people were killed when two female suicide bombers targeted Nigeria’s north-eastern city of Maiduguri.

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Reuters

Ban urges dialogue after air strikes in Libya

UN leader Ban Ki-moon called for a halt to air strikes in Libya after Tripoli’s only operational air base was hit.

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AFP

Djotodia could face sanctions

Former Central African Republic leader Michel Djotodia’s assets could be frozen if UN officials implement sanctions against him.

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Cairo apartment block collapses
November 25 2014 at 11:38

Rescue teams have battled to free 15 people trapped in the rubble of a Cairo apartment block that collapsed overnight.

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Thousands of slaves in Swaziland - survey
November 25 2014 at 11:38

The Global Slavery Index has lifted the lid on the problem of subjugation in several African countries.

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Harare broadcaster suspends manager
November 25 2014 at 11:37

ZBC has suspended general news manager Tazzen Mandizvidza and acting CEO Allan Chiweshe.

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Plague spreads to Madagascar’s capital
November 25 2014 at 11:03

Madagascar is trying to contain an outbreak of plague that has killed 47 people and is spreading to Antananarivo.

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Mali confirms eighth Ebola case
November 25 2014 at 09:12

Another person has tested positive for the Ebola virus in Mali, bringing the nation’s total number of cases to eight.

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Niger’s new head of parliament named
November 25 2014 at 09:12

Lawmakers in Niger have chosen Amadou Salifou, a former member of the opposition, to lead the National Assembly.

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Nigeria’s top cleric slams army on Boko Haram
November 25 2014 at 09:04

The top Islamic leader in Nigeria has accused the military of fleeing when Boko Haram gunmen attack towns and villages.

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Heavy floods kill 17 in Morocco
November 24 2014 at 17:42

Authorities in Morocco said heavy flooding in the south of the country killed at least 17 people with a further 18 missing after heavy rains.

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Run-off expected in Tunisia poll
November 24 2014 at 17:41

Early indication from unofficial results points to a run-off to be held in late December.

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100 killed in new DRC massacre
November 24 2014 at 17:40

About 100 people were slaughtered last week in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest massacre to shake the restive region.

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