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    18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 12:05am on August 15, 2017

    At least 18 people have been gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, the government said Monday, the latest west African...

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    Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenya presidential vote

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on August 12, 2017

    Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's election, officials say...

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    Four dead in Kenya as tensions soar over disputed poll

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:50am on August 10, 2017

    Four people were killed Wednesday in election-related violence in Kenya, where the opposition claimed massive rigging in a vote that president Uhuru Kenyatta looked certain...

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    South Africa's Zuma survives no-confidence vote

    Reuters | Updated at 08:25am on August 09, 2017

    South African president Jacob Zuma survived an attempt in parliament to force him from office on Tuesday, but was left politically wounded after some members...

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    Kenya opposition rejects poll results showing president in lead

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on August 09, 2017

    Kenya's president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as...

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    Kenya election 2017: President Kenyatta urges peaceful vote

    BBC | Updated at 09:40am on August 08, 2017

    Polls have opened in Kenya's general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence. On the eve of the vote, president Uhuru Kenyatta...

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    Nearly 300 migrants rescued off Libya coast

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:52am on July 25, 2017

    Libya’s coastguard rescued an estimated 278 migrants including women and children on Monday off the shores of two different towns west of the capital Tripoli,...

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    Eight dead in Senegal football stadium crush

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on July 16, 2017

    Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing...

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    Six police shot dead in central Kenya

    Reuters | Updated at 12:11pm on July 13, 2017

    Six Kenyan police officers were killed and two wounded when their convoy was attacked by gunmen in central Kenya where drought and...

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    10 Egyptian soldiers killed in suicide bombing in northern Sinai

    Reuters | Updated at 02:50pm on July 07, 2017

    Ten Egyptian soldiers including one colonel were killed on Friday in a suicide bomb attack on an army checkpoint in northern Sinai, security sources said...

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