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South Africa's ANC marks 105 years amid deep divisions

President Zuma to address party members in Soweto just months after surviving a no-confidence vote.

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Ivory Coast minister freed after troops mutiny deal

Disgruntled troops surrounded house in Bouake where defence chief was staying, firing automatic weapons and RPGs.

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ECOWAS holds off on troop deployment to The Gambia

West Africa leaders not ready to send soldiers as they negotiate with outgoing President Jammeh to relinquish power.

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Ivory Coast: Deal reached to end army mutiny

Two-day nationwide revolt over pay and living conditions by disgruntled soldiers comes to a close after talks.

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Nana Akufo-Addo sworn in as Ghana's new president

President vows to not let Ghanaians down after taking oath of office at ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders.

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Gunfire rocks Bouake army camp after troops pay dispute

Gunfire erupts near main military camp in city of Bouake, where disgruntled soldiers launched a mutiny on Friday.

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Nana Akufo-Addo to be sworn in as Ghana's new president

Former human rights lawyer vowed to put Ghana "back on path of prosperity" after economic slump under President Mahama.

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Namibian tribes sue Germany alleging colonial genocide

Ovaherero and Nama tribes launch lawsuit against Germany for alleged killing of 100,000 people more than 100 years ago.

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Soldiers launch mutinies in three Ivory Coast cities

West African nation's defence minister says the mutineers are demanding salary increases and payment of bonuses.

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Army chief declares support for Yahya Jammeh

Ousman Badjie says forces will be loyal to the defeated president despite earlier backing election winner Adama Barrow.

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