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Key #Burundi opposition politician urges fresh vote

Agathon Rwasa denounces President Nkurunziza's third consecutive win but says he may not oppose unity government.

Burundian refugees

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World's first malaria vaccination approved

European regulators give Mosquirix the green light to be used on babies at risk of the mosquito-borne disease in Africa.

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US to review #Burundi relations and aid over poll crisis

Announcement comes after Washington criticises Tuesday's boycotted presidential poll and calls for "mediation process".

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Obama lands in #Kenya to euphoric welcome

Obama greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at airport as he sets foot in the country of his father's birth.

Obama greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill many in #Nigeria

Separate attacks claim at least 29 lives, after suicide bombers left more than 20 dead in neighbouring Cameroon.

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Obama heads to #Kenya in first visit since taking power

US president, who will also go to Ethiopia, set to address trade and regional security issues and visit AU headquarters.

Barack Obama has left Washington

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#Burundi President Nkurunziza wins disputed election

Pierre Nkurunziza wins a third term in office in the election boycotted by the opposition groups.

Pierre Nkurunziza

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Death and arrests reported in #Tunisia security raids

One rebel killed and 16 others arrested in government operation as lawmakers debate death penalty for "terror crimes".

Tunisia security

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Report: #Burundi police used 'excessive lethal force'

Amnesty International says protests against president's bid for third term repressed "as if they were insurrection".

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Palm-oil firm denies #Liberia intimidation claims

Global Witness says communities in nation's southeast pressured to sign away land rights for GVL's plantation operation.

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