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    22 children dead in Nile boat accident

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 07:07pm on August 15, 2018

    Twenty-two children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile in Sudan while they were on their way to school, official media said....

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    At least 40 killed by paramilitaries in eastern Ethiopia

    Reuters | Updated at 10:39am on August 14, 2018

    At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior regional official said on Monday, in the latest...

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    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins first post-Mugabe election

    Reuters | Updated at 10:36am on August 03, 2018

    Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe's removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll...

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    Zimbabwe presidential rivals both signal election victory

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 12:58am on August 03, 2018

    Both leading contestants in Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election signalled they had won on Thursday as a nervous nation awaited the official results three days after...

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    Three killed as Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash after vote

    Reuters | Updated at 11:20am on August 02, 2018

    Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to...

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    Mauritius minister resigns after drug links

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:59pm on July 28, 2018

    The minister for gender equality in Mauritius has stepped down, the prime minister announced, after an inquiry on the Indian Ocean island linked politicians, police,...

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    Car bomb explodes near Somali presidential palace

    Reuters | Updated at 02:45pm on July 07, 2018

    A suicide car bomb exploded meters away from the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday and smoke was seen rising above the scene...

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    Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in escalating communal clashes

    Reuters | Updated at 10:30am on June 25, 2018

    Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Sunday in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic...

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    16 dead in Mali as ethnic groups clash

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 01:40am on June 25, 2018

    At least 16 Fulani herders have been killed in suspected ethnic clashes in central Mali, the government and local sources said on Sunday, underscoring the...

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    Blast rocks Zimbabwe president’s rally

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:26pm on June 24, 2018

    Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of...

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