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Boko Haram has killed 7 300 civilians: UN

The Islamist terrorist group has killed more than 7 300 civilians since the beginning of 2014, including 1 000 people this year alone, a UN official said.

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Tension as Nigerian votes counted

Nigeria's electoral commission began counting votes as the US and Britain warned that the count may be subverted by “deliberate political interference.... Read Story

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Protesting Nigerian women teargassed

Thousands of women protesting against the conduct of elections in the Rivers state were teargassed as they tried to register their complaints.

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Tunisia’s museum gala delayed
March 24 2015 at 11:30

The grand re-opening of the National Bardo Museum in Tunis has been postponed for security reasons.

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Swazi lawyer in solitary confinement
March 24 2015 at 10:32

The Swazi lawyer in prison for two years for criticising King Mswati’s judicial system is entering his second week in solitary confinement.

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Sierra Leone’s troops confined to barracks
March 24 2015 at 10:19

Sierra Leone's army chief has warned soldiers to steer clear of a political crisis sparked by the dismissal of the country’s vice-president.

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Bardo Museum set for grand re-opening
March 24 2015 at 06:16

Tunisia hopes to send a message to Islamic State by re-opening the museum that was recently targeted by the group.

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Karim Wade sentenced in graft case
March 24 2015 at 06:15

The son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade has been jailed for six years after a deeply divisive graft case.

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Mali committed to deal - Keita
March 24 2015 at 06:15

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says Mali will do everything possible to meet its obligations under a peace deal with rebels.

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Kafando recalls 10 ambassadors
March 24 2015 at 06:15

Burkina Faso’s interim leader Michel Kafando has recalled 10 ambassadors who were appointed by his ousted predecessor.

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