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Lesotho’s law rejects women chiefs

Highest court 'struck a serious blow against women's rights and gender equality'. Peter Fabricius reports

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Mass abduction described as shocking

Another 14 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists in the northeast have escaped, leaving 85 missing.

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Boko Haram claims Abuja bombing

The leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital, that killed 75 people, in a video message.

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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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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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Soldier kills 9 in brawl over woman
April 13 2014 at 13:14

Nine people were shot dead and 12 injured by a drunken soldier in a brawl over a woman in western Uganda.

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Ugandan cops drop ‘force’ in rebranding bid
April 12 2014 at 16:13

Uganda's police have decided to rebrand their name in a bid to shed an image of brutality and corruption, a spokesman said.

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