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15 killed in stampede for food aid in Moroccan village

At least 15 people have been killed and five others wounded in a stampede in Morocco while food aid was ...
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe agrees on terms to step down

In Summary: Mugabe disappointed Zimbabweans when he didn't resign during televised address His political party had given him until noon ...
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Kenya’s Supreme court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta poll victory

The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision, dismissed the petitions challenging the validity of the October 26 presidential election ...
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Algeria picks up 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

Algeria’s coastguard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defence Ministry has ...
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How Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe is set to leave office

In Summary The African Union and the Southern African Development Community regional bloc have warned the army not to try ...
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Zimbabwe ruling party sacks Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe replaced as leader of Zanu-PF, as party begin process to remove him as Zimbabwe's president Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been ...
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Robert Mugabe goes missing as protesters march towards his residence

In Summary: BREAKING NEWS: Mugabe 'goes missing' as thousands march to end the bloody dictator's 37-year reign - but his ...
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Thousands flood Zimbabwe’s Capital to celebrate Robert Mugabe downfall

Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, singing, dancing and hugging soldiers in an extraordinary ...
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What next for Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe

In Summary In Ivory Coast, President Alassane Ouattara says it is time for Mugabe "to hand over his seat to ...
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Two killed as Kenya police disperse supporters cheering opposition leader

Two people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila ...
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Kenya police and opposition supporters clash over Odinga’s return

In Summary Mr Odinga did not go through the VIP lounge as most leaders do. Instead, he left the airport ...
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

Zimbabwe’s veteran leader attends graduation ceremony as calls grow for army to reveal transition plans  Robert Mugabe arrives to preside ...
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Libyans swap jewelry for medical treatment as crisis bites

In a square behind Libya’s central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with ...
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Eleven Confirmed dead in Tanzania plane crash

In Summary The company said the accident took place at 11:00am (0800 GMT), and access to the remote site had ...
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Egypt says three militants killed, 74 arrested in Sinai raids

Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants and arrested 74 others in raids targeting militant groups in North Sinai in ...
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Canada will not send peacekeepers to Mali in near future: officials

Canada will not be sending hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, ...
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10 killed and 30 injured in Nigeria’s Suicide bomber attack 

Suicide bomb attackers killed 10 people and wounded 30 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday, an emergency ...
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Kenya’s Supreme Court hears petitions to cancel presidential election, again

Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday began hearing two petitions to annul last month's presidential election, which was already a re-run ...
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Zimbabwe military’s statement after seizing power

Following is the text of an address made by Zimbabwe Major General SB Moyo, Chief of Staff Logistics, on national ...
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Zimbabwe’s War Vets call for Western re-engagement after military seizes power

The leader of Zimbabwe’s influential liberation war veterans called on Wednesday for South Africa, southern Africa and the West to ...
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