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Reuters

Moroccans vote in local elections

Preliminary results of local and regional elections reportedly show a party created by the king’s political counsellor leading.

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AP

Kenyatta on S Sudan peace deal

President Kenyatta assured the government and people of South Sudan that Kenya stood by them as they implemented the peace agreement

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AFP

CAR warlords must face justice: UN

Those responsible for the worst crimes committed in Central African Republic have yet to be arrested, the UN’s human rights chief says.

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Tanzanian preachers escape DRC captors
September 1 2015 at 21:51

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’
September 1 2015 at 16:38

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
September 1 2015 at 16:10

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

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China welcomes ‘old friend’ Bashir
September 1 2015 at 13:15

President Xi Jinping welcomed President Omar al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, as an “old friend” for the parade to mark end of WW2.

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Al-Shabaab attacks AU base in Somalia
September 1 2015 at 13:15

Al-Shabaab Islamic extremists attacked an African Union base in the small farming town of Janale in southern Somalia.

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Rare hurricane strikes Cape Verde
September 1 2015 at 09:31

The West African archipelago of Cape Verde was pounded by powerful winds and heavy rain in a rare hurricane strike.

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King’s Reed Dance goes on after tragedy
September 1 2015 at 06:37

The main event of Swaziland's Reed Dance - in which King Mswati selects a new bride - was held as scheduled.

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Spain to extradite ‘blood diamonds’ trafficker
August 31 2015 at 21:46

Spain will send a US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and trafficking diamonds in Sierra Leone to stand trial in Belgium.

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Hunger rises in Somalia as floods loom
August 31 2015 at 17:17

The number of Somalis in hunger has risen, and the UN predicts a further spike as the nation braces itself for floods.

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Journalist kidnapped in Nigeria
August 31 2015 at 17:17

Gunmen in Nigeria's southern oil city Port Harcourt kidnapped a senior journalist from outside her residence, police said.

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