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Parents face ‘nightmare’ after mass kidnap

Desperate Nigerian parents pleaded for an end to their "nightmare" after Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 school girls.

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Court jails 119 Morsi supporters

An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of Mohamed Morsi to three years each in prison for unlawful assembly and thuggery.

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Boutros Ghali released in Paris

Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali had to be released in France because of his status as a political refugee in Britain.

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Libyan PM resigns after one month
April 14 2014 at 10:33

Libya’s interim prime minister has thrown in the towel after only a month on the job, saying gunmen tried to attack his family.

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Ugandan nurse accused of spreading HIV
April 14 2014 at 12:32

The case against nurse Rosemary Namubiru has thrown the spotlight on HIV and Aids in Uganda.

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Piracy could spread to Mozambique
April 14 2014 at 12:07

A new breed of pirate could emerge in northern Mozambique to exploit the gas and oil industry - unless the region addresses the problem.

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Bouteflika and rival wage war of words
April 14 2014 at 11:07

Algeria’s presidential election candidates have held their final rallies to try to sway voters in their favour.

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Gaddafi’s sons face trial
April 14 2014 at 11:06

Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam will appear in court to face charges of corruption and war crimes alongside other Gaddafi-era officials.

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Kidnapped Algerian diplomats alive - video
April 14 2014 at 10:53

Mauritania’s ANI news agency has received a video showing one of three kidnapped Algerian diplomats in good health.

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‘People were running around in panic’
April 14 2014 at 10:33

A bomb blast at a crowded bus station in Abuja left at least 35 people dead, according to witnesses at the scene.

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Guinea-Bissau counts ballots
April 14 2014 at 09:56

Voters turned out in droves for Guinea-Bissau’s legislative and presidential elections.

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Sixty killed as gunmen raid village
April 14 2014 at 09:56

Nigeria’s north-eastern village of Kala Balge has come under attack by suspected Islamist militants.

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Blast rocks Abuja bus depot
April 14 2014 at 09:55

Twenty people were killed when a “deafening explosion” ripped through an Abuja bus depot during rush hour.

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