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    Six Cameroonian soldiers killed in jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Yaound | Updated at 03:06pm on September 16, 2019

    Six Cameroonian soldiers were killed Friday in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the far north of the country, authorities said on Sunday...

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    West African leaders announce new anti-jihadist plan

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkina...

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    Tunisians vote in presidential polls

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating...

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    African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 01:12pm on September 14, 2019

    Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man they lauded as a liberation hero...

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    Mugabe to be buried at national shrine

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe will be buried at a national shrine in Harare on Sunday, the Mugabe family spokesman said on Friday, contradicting comments a...

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    6 soldiers killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Jihadists killed six soldiers and a civilian militia leader as they hit three towns in Nigeria’s conflict-torn northeastern state of Borno, security sources and residents...

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    Ten dead at Mozambique stampade

    Agence-France-Presse . Mozambique | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    At least ten people were killed in Mozambique during a stampede at a campaign rally of president Filipe Nyusi, the ruling party said, just over...

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    Mugabe’s family, govt wrangle over burial

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe’s family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for...

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    50 killed in DR Congo train accident

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 05:34pm on September 12, 2019

    At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight  ern Democratic Republic of Congo early Thursday, the latest rail tragedy to strike the vast central...

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    29 killed in Burkina Faso attacks

    Agence-France-Presse . Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:08pm on September 09, 2019

    At least 29 people were killed in two attacks in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, in a region prone to jihadist violence, the government said....

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