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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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Will Zanu-PF move against Mujuru?
November 24 2014 at 11:42

Zimbabwe’s ruling party will most likely amend its constitution to get rid of Vice-President Joice Mujuru.

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Voting continues in Tunisia’s landmark poll
November 24 2014 at 08:50

Voting was continuing after Tunisians cast ballots in the country's first presidential election since the 2011 uprising.

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Kenya hunts militants after deadly ambush
November 24 2014 at 08:50

Kenyan security forces reportedly killed more than 100 militants after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people.

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ECOWAS trains health workers to fight Ebola
November 24 2014 at 08:49

West Africa’s regional bloc ECOWAS will train 150 health workers in an attempt to strengthen the health system of the affected countries.

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Party: 28 arrested in opposition office raid
November 24 2014 at 08:49

Nigeria’s opposition party claimed that 28 workers were arrested when security agents ransacked its office in a raid they likened to Watergate scandal.

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Sudan rebels claim raids in Blue Nile
November 24 2014 at 08:49

Sudanese rebels said they attacked two military bases in war-torn Blue Nile state.

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Burkina’s Zida takes key ministry
November 24 2014 at 06:27

Authorities in Burkina Faso have announced the formation of an interim government.

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Boko Haram ‘slaughters, drowns’ fish vendors
November 23 2014 at 15:07

Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria's restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, according to a report.

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Mugabe tightens grip on party
November 23 2014 at 15:04

President Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling Zanu-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies.

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French fries vendor fingered in Zim stampede
November 23 2014 at 15:03

Police in Zimbabwe claim an explosion from a gas cylinder belonging to a vendor of fresh French fries caused a deadly stampede.

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