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Kenya flood death toll continues to rise

Heavy downpours in recent weeks have killed scores of people and raised the threat of cholera.

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'Mali rebel fighters' kill 17 Tuareg civilians

Latest death comes days after armed fighters killed at least 40 members of the Tuareg community in the region.

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Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday's double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria.

Mubi town

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Deadly attack hits Libya's election headquarters

The attack in Tripoli took place as election officials were registering voters for polls scheduled later this year.

Tripoli

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Why is Burundi holding a referendum?

President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking constitutional change potentially allowing him to remain in power until 2034.

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Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over Western Sahara feud

Rabat accuses Tehran of providing financial and logistic support to Polisario Front through Lebanese proxy Hezbollah.

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Blast kills at least 24 in northeast Nigeria: police

Residents say two suicide bombers detonated explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi town.

Mubi town

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Abducted aid workers released in South Sudan

Ten aid workers kidnapped in South Sudan by opposition forces last week have been returned to the capital, Juba.

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Suspected rebel fighters kill dozens of Tuareg in Mali

At least 43 people are killed in two separate attacks in remote villages near the Mali-Niger border, local sources say.

Tuareg in Mali

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Malawi's ex-president Banda returns after four-year absence

Despite threat of arrest over corruption allegations, Joyce Banda returns as questions swirl about a political comeback.

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