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At least 62 dead as Uganda moves against tribal king

Police and militia clash after government says King Mumbere's guards were training with separatist group.

Uganda

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Strike over fuel subsidies quietens Khartoum streets

Sudanese opposition calls for nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts prompt mixed response in the capital.

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Clashes kill scores in restive Ugandan kingdom

Ugandan tribal king distances himself from unrest as his royal guards are accused of participating in attacks on police.

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Car bomb attack hits Somalia's Mogadishu

At least 11 people killed in a car bomb attack on a police checkpoint next to a busy market in the Waberi district.

Mogadishu

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South Sudan agrees to deploy regional protection force

The decision comes after months of hesitation by South Sudan after soaring violence erupted in Juba in July.

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Starvation threat numbers soar in South Sudan

Up to one million people to join almost five million already facing starvation as civil war spreads to rural areas.

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UN: HIV rate in young African women disturbingly high

ARV treatment on the rise, but UN urges urgent action as thousands of young women continue to be infected with HIV.

HIV

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Japanese peacekeepers arrive in South Sudan

Licensed for combat, new contingent of Japanese peacekeepers allowed to use force to protect UN staff and aid workers.

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Catholic bishops apologise for role in Rwanda genocide

Catholic Church in Rwanda says it regrets actions of "all Christians for all forms of wrongs" during massacres in 1994.

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Monkey attack sets off deadly tribal clashes in Libya

Pet monkey pulled off girl's headscarf igniting days of tribal fighting in the south, killing at least 16 people.

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