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Addis Ababa: Garbage landslide kills at least 30

Dozens missing after huge landslide at decades-old landfill site near the capital buries squatters' makeshift homes.

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Cyclone Enawo death toll rises to 38, displaces 53,000

Powerful storm causes 'enormous' damage in Madagascar, killing dozens and forcing tens of thousands from their homes.

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Famine 'largest humanitarian crisis in history of UN'

UN humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria face starvation and famine.

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UN proposes steps to curb sex abuse by peacekeepers

New measures to put victims' rights and dignity first as well as end abusers' impunity, says UN chief.

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Muhammadu Buhari returns home from London medical leave

Buhari, who deepened worries on his health by extending his leave, will not return to duties right away, says adviser.

Muhammadu Buhari

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Muhammadu Buhari 'to return to Nigeria on Friday'

President recently extended his medical leave, deepening suspicions that his health was far worse than officials admit.

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Remains of opposition activist Solo Sandeng exhumed

Police say investigators exhumed body of Solo Sandeng who died in custody during the rule of former President Jammeh.

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Famine-hit South Sudan hikes fees for work permits

Work permit fees increased 100-fold for foreign aid workers to $10,000, officials say, despite ongoing famine.

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Lawmaker Abdellatif Merdas shot dead in Casablanca

Moroccan police say a suspect has been arrested after member of Constitutional Union party is gunned down near his home.

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Kenya's striking doctors defy order to resume work

Union officials say they will wait for the conclusion of court-supervised resolution of the three months-long dispute.

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