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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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    Zimbabwe’s president unhurt after blast at rally

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 02:37am on June 24, 2018

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped injury in an explosion at a political rally on Saturday, and vowed the ‘cowardly act’ would not derail Zimbabwe’s first election...

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    Several killed in grenade attack at rally of Ethiopian PM

    Reuters | Updated at 02:30pm on June 23, 2018

    Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday, Ethiopia’s new prime minister...

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    Suicide blasts in Nigeria kill at least 31

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:54pm on June 17, 2018

    Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and...

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    Two killed in knife attack at mosque in South Africa

    Reuters . Cape Town | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    Two worshippers were stabbed to death and another two injured on Thursday at a mosque near South Africa’s tourist city of Cape Town by an...

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