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Civilians killed in air strike on Libyan city of Derna

At least 17 people killed and more than 30 wounded in an aerial bombing on besieged eastern Libyan city.

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Uhuru Kenyatta wins controversial Kenyan poll rerun

In a presidential poll marred by violence and a boycott, Kenyatta declared winner with 98 percent of the votes cast.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta

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'As bad as it gets': Children starving in DR Congo

UN appeals for emergency food aid for Kasai region, where hundreds of thousands of children are starving to death.

Children starving in DR Congo

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Double car bombing strikes Mogadishu

Somali capital targeted by two car-bomb attacks as wave of violence targeting the country shows no sign of abating.

Mogadishu

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Deadly election-related violence continues in Kenya

One man is killed amid clashes and arson attacks in Nairobi as Kenya awaits final results of election rerun.

Nairobi's Kawangware neighbourhood

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Burundi first to leave International Criminal Court

Burundi is the first country to withdraw from the ICC amid accusations that the court focuses too much on the continent.

International Criminal Court

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'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case

Two men who shoved black victim into coffin and threatened to set him on fire sentenced to more than 10 years in jail.

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Explosive device kills UN peacekeepers in Mali

Deadly attack takes place north of Kidal, the base of the international peacekeeping force in the West African nation.

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Polls close as violence mars Kenya election rerun

At least three die as voting is delayed in four counties and clashes erupt between opposition protesters and police.

Nairobi, Kenya

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Tanzania Daima ban adds to press freedom concerns

Critics accuse President John Magufuli of undermining democracy after fourth critical newspaper is shut down since June.

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa urges ZANU-PF party members to eschew divisions left over from Robert Mugabe's resignation.

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