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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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Ugandan MPs debate NGO bill

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

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Another migrant boat sinks off Libya
August 31 2015 at 09:07

At least 37 people were killed when a boat carrying migrants sank off Libya, the second such fatal accident within days.

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CAR to limit president to two terms
August 31 2015 at 09:07

Central African Republic's transitional government adopted a new constitution that would limit future presidents to two terms.

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Egypt’s first polls without Brotherhood
August 31 2015 at 09:07

Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election in October the final step in a process to bring back democracy.

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20 top Boko Haram militants ‘arrested’
August 31 2015 at 09:06

Nigeria's security agency said it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members.

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Fresh fighting in Benghazi claims 4
August 31 2015 at 09:06

Four Libyan soldiers were killed and six wounded in fresh fighting with Islamist groups in Benghazi, officials said.

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Swazi revises reed dance crash toll
August 31 2015 at 06:54

Police confirmed that 13 and not 38 people died in a crash on their way to the traditional Umhlanga Reed Dance.

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38 maidens dead in reed dance crash
August 30 2015 at 08:45

The death of up to 38 Swazi maidens en route to the annual reed dance have prompted calls for the event's cancellation.

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Plane crashes in Nigeria, killing seven
August 29 2015 at 15:12

A Nigerian Air Force plane crashed into a house in the northern city of Kaduna, killing all seven people on board.

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Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journos
August 29 2015 at 13:51

An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license.

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Boko Haram spy ring uncovered at Abuja airport
August 29 2015 at 11:45

Nigeria has uncovered a spy cell run by militant group Boko Haram at the international airport in the capital Abuja.

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