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Botswana laments the death of Cecil

The Government of Botswana made it clear that sports hunters would not be welcome in its country.

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Extradite Cecil’s killer, says Zim

The US dentist who killed Cecil paid for an illegal hunt and should be extradited, Zimbabwe’s environment minister said.

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Deadly blast hits market in Nigeria

A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a big market in the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a witness said.

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Cameroon tightens security after attacks
July 28 2015 at 09:44

Cameroon plans to deploy 2 000 more troops to its Far North region after three suicide bomb attacks in Maroua, a report said.

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Obama meets an ancient 'ancestor'
July 28 2015 at 09:43

Barack Obama met Lucy, the most famous fossil of the species Australopithecus afarensis found in 1974, during his visit to Ethiopia.

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Starving on the streets in South Sudan
July 27 2015 at 17:17

Nicholas Kristof travels to South Sudan, where a famine brought on by drought and civil war threatens millions.

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Famous lion killed by hunter
July 27 2015 at 16:17

One of Africa's best-known lions was killed by a hunter, who was apparently paid €50 000 to kill him with a bow and arrow.

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PM Cameron on Islamist threat
July 27 2015 at 16:12

PM David Cameron said he was ready to order air strikes on Islamist militant targets in Libya and Syria to prevent attacks in Britain.

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President warns Shabaab after attack
July 27 2015 at 16:11

Somalia's president gave a defiant warning to Shabaab insurgents a day after a deadly bomb attack on a hotel in Mogadishu.

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Pics: Shabaab attack Mogadishu hotel
July 27 2015 at 10:04

At least 13 people were killed when al-Shabaab Islamist militant group drove an explosive-laden car at the gate of a hotel.

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Empower women, Obama tells Kenya
July 27 2015 at 04:23

US President Barack Obama urges Kenya’s leaders to value and protect the country’s women and children.

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Ethiopia set for Obama’s visit
July 26 2015 at 18:28

For an insular country like Ethiopia, the first visit by a United States President is a thrill.

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Obama wants Kenyans to succeed
July 26 2015 at 14:58

Barack Obama told Kenyans on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland that there was “no limit to what you can achieve”.

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