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Nigerian leader’s convoy stoned

Several windows were broken as angry youths hurled stones at cars in President Goodluck Jonathan’s motorcade.

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AU backs plan for troops to tackle Boko Haram

The AU has reportedly endorsed a West African plan to set up a regional task force to fight Boko Haram militants.

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Islamic State wing claims Egypt attacks

Islamic State’s Egypt wing has claimed a series of attacks that killed at least 27 security personnel in the North Sinai and Suez provinces.

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SA ready to take fight to rebels
January 28 2015 at 11:24

SA’s foreign minister says it’s just a matter of time before the military and its allies go into battle against the DRC’s FDLR rebels.

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Somalia’s new ministers named
January 28 2015 at 11:23

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has chosen a 20-strong cabinet featuring several political novices.

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Benghazi probe: Democrats cry foul
January 28 2015 at 10:47

Democrats have accused a Republican lawmaker of hiding witnesses from a panel investigating the 2012 attacks on US diplomatic facilities in Libya.

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Men planned same-sex marriage - police
January 28 2015 at 10:47

Twelve men have been detained by Nigeria’s sharia police for allegedly attempting gay marriage in the city of Kano.

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UN troops open fire during Mali protest
January 28 2015 at 10:12

Three people were killed when UN peacekeepers used live rounds to disperse protesters in northern Mali.

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Zimbabwe villagers sentenced for demos
January 28 2015 at 10:11

Four people have been jailed for taking part in demonstrations that rocked the camp in which they were staying.

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Madagascar mourns Chedza victims
January 28 2015 at 10:11

New figures have revealed that 68 people were killed after Tropical Storm Chedza hit Madagascar.

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SA-born doc to lead WHO in Africa
January 28 2015 at 09:36

Dr Matshidiso Moeti has become the World Health’s Organisation’s regional director for Africa.

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Gunmen storm Libyan hotel
January 28 2015 at 04:08

An American and a Frenchman were among those killed during an attack on a luxury hotel in Tripoli.

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Child soldiers freed in South Sudan
January 27 2015 at 21:55

Almost 150 boys, aged between 11 and 17, were demobilised by the rebel South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction.

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